This weeks Irie Jamms Show celebrates the music of Micah Shemaiah on the eve of the release of the highly anticipated new single ReggaeRockIt on 15th April 2014 on Vinyl in conjunction with Cornerstone Music from Japan. DJ 745 caught up with Micah Shemaiah at Tuff Gong Studios in Kingston, Jamaica where they reasoned about his music, his journey and plans for 2014. DJ 745 also pays tribute to Garnett Silk on what would have been his 48th Earthstrong as well as brand new music from Pentateuch, Raging Fyah and an absolute scorcher from Righteous Child 'Try a Little Love'
This weeks Irie Jamms Show features an indepth interview with Janine Cunningham AKA Jah9 who has almost single handedly been responsible for the fusion of Dub Music and Jazz Music over thought provoking lyrics. DJ 745 caught up with her recently in Kingston, Jamaica. The Fire Fridays Anthem comes from Chronixx who is currently on the Dread & Terrible European Tour alongside Kelissa and Dre Island. More music from the Tribute to Fatis Burrell Project entitled Living Heart as well as artists including Keznamdi, Humble Sheep and Torch
In this weeks Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 on location talks to Christopher Ellis, the son of one of the Pioneers in Reggae Music-Alton Ellis. He shares his early musical influences that inspired him to pursue a recording career after his Dad's passing. Riddim Reloaded features Raging Fyah back to back with Bob Marley and the Wailers... more musical shots from Micah Shemaiah, Humble Sheep and Sizzla
DJ 745 interviews Chronixx in this 3 hour special focusing on an artist who has been at the forefront of the current 'New Roots Movement' emerging from Jamaica. Chronixx talks at length about growing up in Jamaica, his music and philosophy on life. Musically, a brand new exclusive from Digital B on the Islababad rhythm as well as combinations from Chronixx featuring Keznamdi and Protoje as well as a brand new take on an old rhythm from Raging Fyah/Digital B from the forthcoming Boarding Pass EP
This weeks show is all about Reggae Month in Jamaica -a month of activities, lectures and of course REGGAE MUSIC! Featuring the sounds of reggae artists across the globe including Micah Shemaiah, Eljai, Righteous Child, Maranto, Raging Fyah and riddim juggling on Brighter Days, Pocoman Jam and more....Riddim Reloaded from Don Minott and a beautiful Fire Fridays Anthem from Shuga 'Ebony' back to back with Raging Fyah Jah Glory
In this weeks Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 meets Iba Mahr in an interview recorded at the Legendary Tuff Gong Studios talking about his music and works. Our Fire Fridays Anthem comes from Humble Sheep a brand new artist working with BoxLunch Productions and Born Rolling Productions at Tuff Gong. More musical shots from Pentateuch, Micah Shemaiah and a brand new combo Protoje and Chronixx 'Who Knows'
DJ 745 catches up with Tarrus Riley talking about his brand new hit album 'Love Situation' where he pays homage to one of the golden eras in the history of Jamaican Music -ROCKSTEADY! The album is built on classic rhythms and has been described as a concept album. Look out for DJ 745 playing you Tarrus as a DJ on a song recorded nearly 20 years ago and one of his big hits which established his music into the homes of people Worldwide
DJ 745 catches up with Jah Bouks in an in depth interview hearing about the story of Angola, Magnum Kings and Queens and much more. DJ 745's Fire Fridays Anthem comes straight from Iba Mahr on Born Rolling Music and also features interviews from Duane Stephenson, Chris Ellis, Black Am I and Damian Jnr Gong Marley backstage from Rebel Salute.
DJ 745 meets Sir David Rodigan MBE at BBC 1Xtra in London for an in depth interview celebrating 35 years of broadcasting for Ram Jam Rodigan and talking about the past,present and future.