Christmas a come and we want di money flow... DJ 745 warming up for the festive season with a brand new selection of music from Duane Stephenson, Exco Levi and Damian Marley. Our Fire Fridays Anthem is a killer from two veteran UK DJ's Top Cat and Mr. Williamz alongside Chopstick Dubplate with Worldwide Traveller and our Album of the Week on Vinyl features Etana's I Rise. We play a VINYL musical tribute to Philip Fatis Burrell and play an excerpt from the Smile Jamaica Concert which took place on this day in 1976 in Kingston Jamaica.
In this weeks Irie Jamms Show we feature the hottest street singles from artist including Iba Mahr, Exco Levi, Duane Stephenson, Jah Cure and a brand new Jesse Royal from Notis Productions. Our Fire Fridays Anthem is a double scorcher on VINYL outta Japan on Corner Stone Music featuring Addis Pablo- the son of Legendary Augustus Pablo. Riddim Reloaded features Ini Kamoze back to back with Horace Andy's 1972 killer from Brentford Road
This edition of the Irie Jamms Show begins with three big singles from Jah9, Pentateuch and Raging Fyah who have all premiered some great videos to the world. DJ 745's Saturday Scorcher comes from Kabaka Pyramid Chronixx #GhettoBlues. Riddim Reloaded features Righteous Child on Penthouse Records. Riddim juggling on the Greatest Creation and Clocktower Riddims and music from Tanni Browne and Don Minott! Musical Niceness
DJ 745 welcomes Tanni Browne onto the Irie Jamms Show for a LIVE INTERVIEW on www.reggaespace.com. Tanni Browne reasons about his career to date in the music industry spanning for over three decades and talks about his work in the original Groundation Band, his involvement with Greensleeves Records/UK Bubblers and his current singles 'Can't Get You Outta My Head' and soon to be released 'Reasons To Love You'. DJ 745 also previews some exclusive music from his forthcoming album including an acoustic rendition of 'Rebel Soul. This weeks Fire Fridays Anthem is an exclusive from Ini Kamoze/ XTM Nation 'Hill and Gully Ride' from the forthcoming 'Living Heart Vol 2' album by Kareem Burrell and Riddim Reloaded features Papa Michigan on 'DJ Legend'.
DJ 745 Salutes Sir John Holt RIP looking back on a remarkable career and playing you some of his biggest hits alongside some rarities including a vinyl scorcher on Studio One featuring John Holt alongside Bob Andy- REGGAE HISTORY! Also touching into some of his early works in The Paragons and Treasure Isle and Studio 1 and his debut recordings for Leslie Kong. More vinyl gems from Channel One, Volcano and Harry Mudie.
In this 3 hour edition of the Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 salutes the legendary Hugh Beresford Hammond OJ. In a career spanning over 4 decades, Beres Hammond has mastered the craft of singing love songs. At the same time, he has penned a number of 'conscious' tunes singing about the struggles in life, the importance of unity and family values. DJ 745 goes deep into the vaults for this show presenting Beres in his finest form over rhythms laid down at studios including his own Harmony House Productions, Fat Eyes, Xterminator and Star Trail to name a few. We also feature the very first song Beres Hammond recorded in 1972 on vinyl for the first time on the Irie Jamms Show
As part of the UK leg of the 'Destiny' Tour Raging Fyah came into Leicester and DJ 745 caught up with band members Kumar and Pele in an exclusive LIVE INTERVIEW on www.reggaespace.com talking about the brand new album 'Destiny' ,their debut album 'Judgement Day' and 'Boarding Pass' EP.
A special edition of the Irie Jamms Show celebrating Jamaica's 52nd year of Independence featuring musical selections from 1962 -2014 and interviews with Marcia Griffiths and Bernard 'Satta' Collins talking about life in Jamaica at the time of Independence, Chronixx sharing the story of his smash hit 'Smile Jamaica, Tarrus Riley recalling how he grew up on a strong diet of 'Rocksteady' music in his home which has been the inspiration for his 'Rocksteady' album 'Love Situation' and much much more!
Earlier this year I was able to sit down and reason with Sister Marcia Griffiths for over 1 hour at her home in Kingston reflecting on the 50 years since she made her debut stage performance on Easter Weekend in Kingston in 1964. In this special edition of the Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 salutes the Queen of Reggae Sister Marcia Griffiths.
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.