A power hour in the finest in roots rock reggae!
In this edition of the irie Jamms Show DJ 745 caught up with Protoje, presently in Europe with his Indiggnation Band for the Summer Festival Season. Protoje spoke about some of the musical influences behind his current album 8 Year Affair and the forthcoming project with Winta James/ Overstand Entertainment. Musical shots from Micah Shemaiah/Exile di Brave, Iba Mahr and Chronixx
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!
In this weeks Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 plays 'A to Z of Reggae' taking you down memory lane starting with an artist beginning with the letter 'A'. All musical selections are on VINYL from A to Z taking you on a musical journey from ska, rocksteady and reggae
Summer edition of the Irie Jamms Show with DJ 745 playing some new reggae music on VINYL for the first time including tracks from Chronixx Dread & Terrible (now on Vinyl) as well as music from Jah9, Raging Fyah and Keznamdi on 7". DJ 745 premieres a brand new song by Micah Shemaiah and Exile Di Brave 'Eazzy Breezy' which is destined to be hitbound in coming months!
This weeks Irie Jamms Show is all about Raging Fyah, an aspiring band from Kingston Jamaica who have just released their second album 'Destiny' Worldwide. We caught up with the band members at their studio in Kingston, the heartbeat of reggae music where we spoke extensively about their career to date, the concept behind the new album and future plans. We closed the show with some VINYL PRESSURE from some of the pioneer bands/groups in reggae music including Black Uhuru, Wailing Souls and Heptones
This show is dedicated to the iconic Penthouse Records founded by legendary producer Donovan Germain in 1989. DJ 745 caught up with some of the current artists working alongside Penthouse Records this year and caught up with Righteous Child, Exco Levi and D-Major who spoke at length about their current EP and album projects. Musical shots from artists who have passed through the studios including Chakademus, Shuga, Beres Hammond, Buju Banton, Garnett Silk, Capleton, Shereita and many 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.
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