The world is counting the days down to Rebel Salute 2015 on January 16th and 17th 2015 at Grizzly's Plantation Cove, Priory, St Ann, Jamaica and DJ 745 previews the show in this STRICTLY VINYL edition showcasing some of the artists past, present and future scheduled to perform including Luciano, Third World, Inner Circle, Kabaka Pyramid, Alborosie, Cocoa Tea, Queen Ifrica and of course Tony Rebel
In this New Year edition of the Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 showcases some of the biggest reggae singles for 2015 alongside brand new music from Dre Island, Romain Virgo, Kabaka Pyramid, Exco Levi and Sevana. Our Artist of the Week is Kazam Davis who released the ground-breaking Ancient Warriors EP in 2014. Riddim Reloaded features Tarrus Riley alongside The Gaylads and our Fire Friday Anthem features Shaggy, Maxi Priest and Supercat!
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
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.