Archive for April, 2017

Roni Size still on the scene 20 years on

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

THIS YEAR, Bristolian DJ Roni Size will celebrate the 20th anniversary of New Forms, the ground-breaking drum and bass album which put the producer on the map. In celebration of this milestone event, Size will be taking to the stage to perform tracks from the album, some of which he has never performed before. “This [...]

Gospel artiste defends reggae switch

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

The artiste, who now dabbles with reggae music, is following the footsteps of veteran artiste Prodigal Son who switched to reggae in 2013 and was met with strong backlash by the Christian community. However, he believes the practice does not breach the ethics of Christianity."Nothing is wrong with doing gospel and cultural reggae at the [...]

VIDEO: Stirring The Pot at Angler’s

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

The Caribbean, with its fresh fruits and natural organic soil, is still not an in-demand destination for food. Why? Because we have not given it our all… Let’s do so now as we declare Jamaica the epicentre of food and generate a global buzz while we eat our way around our beloved country. Giving it [...]

Nattali Rize brings a new frequency to reggae

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Australian singer-songwriter Nattali Rize is fast becoming one to watch on the competitive reggae scene. Following the release of her polished debut album Rebel Frequency, she talks to RFI about breaking into the male-dominated genre, and finding her tribe in Kingston, Jamaica.  Nattali Rize is surprisingly small in the flesh, but far from fragile. With [...]