Reggae Roadblocks

Reggae Roadblocks Reggae Roadblocks is a music business development perspective focused on Reggae. Are REGGAE ROADBLOCKS imposed by the Babylon system, or are they self imposed?

Despite Bob Marley’s recognition globally as one of the most influential forces in popular music history, many argue that Jamaican Reggae music continues to struggle for a commensurate place within the mainstream music business space. REGGAE ROADBLOCKS takes a look at some of the cultural, geopolitical, and business related issues that impact the making, promotion, and presentation of Jamaican Reg

gae music globally. The author relies on his own research, and studies conducted by other experts, as well as his experience as a 30 year industry practitioner, to examine the questions - Who is responsible?


Shaggy invites you to come to Jamaica for Reggae Month, February 2023, and register now to attend the inaugural Island Music Conference. For more details visit


The Island Music Conference is an Island meeting place where music professionals share experiences, forge alliances, expand knowledge base, expose new music and talent, and connect with the heartbeat of the global industry. Shaggy welcomes you to Jamaica for the inaugural Island Music Conference in Kingston during Reggae Month, February 8 to 12, 2023.
Co-CEOs of IMC, Sharon Burke and Judith Bodley are collaborating with IMC Chairman Orville "Shaggy" Burrell to ensure participation of a wide ranging group of international music and media professionals at the event's activities which will include: Workshops, Fashion Showcases, Film, Songwriting Boot Camp, Music Tours, Artiste Showcases, Supporting products marketplace including “IMC Night Market” and Health and Wellness exhibits.
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SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY streaming live tonight (Sun 7-9 p.m. CST/8-10 p.m. EST) on REGGAE GLOBAL RADIO EMPRESS at the CONTROLS

Tune in from the website or download the free app for 24/7 reggae


SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY *TONIGHT* on Reggae Global Radio 🇯🇲 ❤️💛💚 7-9 p.m. CST (8-10 pm EST) So much new music...Link on the website or download the app for 24/7 reggae. Reggae radio owned by reggae artists. Sista Irie hotting up the season 🔥🔥🔥🚀🎶🌟


Tune into SISTA IRIE’S CONSCIOUS PARTY tonite 7-9 CST or 8-10 EST. New tracks and dub from Golden Spoon Maroon, Queen Omega, Sgt Remo &Chezidek, Exco Levi, Var Hillsman, Derajah, Havana Meets Kingston dub and more 🇯🇲🌟❤️ 🔥


SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY gives thanks 🙏🏽 for life’s blessings. 🇯🇲 Tune into Reggae Global Radio 📻 from 7-9 p.m. CST (8-10 pm EST). Reggae music has always given thanks for life. It’s the Rastafari way. Let holidays be enriched with positive, hopeful, thankful reminders and no better way than the multitude of voices that weave love and unity into the fabric of our lives. 🎶 👏🤩 ❤️💛💚

Photo: Sista Irie Photography, Papine, Jamaica. All rights reserved.


TUNE in to SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY on Reggae Global Radio tonight from 7-9 p.m. CST or download the free app for 24/7 reggae. AFRICAN HUTS pictured in Portland, Jamaica.

Photo: African Huts by Sista Irie Photography Tonight's show includes singles from Kabaka Pyramid's The KALLING featuring Stephen Marley, Protoje, Jesse Royal and produced by Damian Marley on Ghetto Youths International /Bebble Rock Music Full album due out September 20. Plus many new tunes!


SISTA IRIE’S CONSCIOUS PARTY streaming live tonight on Reggae Global Radio 7-9 p.m. CST or download the free app for 24/7 artwork by Sigueme

Aswad - Dancehall Mood (Official Music Video)
Aswad - Dancehall Mood (Official Music Video)

Aswad - Dancehall Mood (Official Music Video)

Phoenix Music International is pleased to present the official music video for the reggae classic, 'Dancehall Mood' by Aswad.You can stream and download 'Dan...

Photos from Majesty Media's post

Photos from Majesty Media's post


SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY tonight (Sun 11/29/22) on 7-9 CST. Celebrating the life of SKELLY SPENCE of ISRAEL VIBRATION with IV music mixed with songs from touring elders who performed at ROTOTOM SUNSPLASH 2022. Israel Vibration, Abyssinians, Horace Andy, Max Romeo, Lloyd Parks, Clinton Fearon and more. REGGAE FESTIVALS are much more than music, they serve to acknowledge historical contributions of our founding legends. Tune in and kick back with Perfect Love and Understanding (Israel Vibration) and where music in it's purest form becomes magic (Harrison Stafford- One Riddim with Israel Vibration and Abyssinians).

Rototom Sunsplash 2022 Day 1 - Sista Irie
Rototom Sunsplash 2022 Day 1 - Sista Irie

Rototom Sunsplash 2022 Day 1 - Sista Irie

Return of the largest reggae festival in the world. 211,000 attendees with a Reggae University, films, various genres of reggae music and Class A headliners.

Where I'm Coming From: 60 Years of Jamaican Music in 60 Songs
Where I'm Coming From: 60 Years of Jamaican Music in 60 Songs

Where I'm Coming From: 60 Years of Jamaican Music in 60 Songs

August 6th marks the 60th anniversary of Jamaican independence. To celebrate, we’ve selected one song from every year of the island’s incredible musical history since 1962.


SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY streaming live tonight on www.reggaeglobalradio 8-10 p.m. CST (7-9 pm CST) Tune in on the website or on the free app Reggae Global Radio.
Photo: Sista Irie Photography of Jesse Royal, Austin Reggae Fest

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Photos from Majesty Media's post


SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY Sunday (7.24.22) 7-9 p.m. CST for a celebration of the Earthstrong of HAILE SELASSIE I (July 23, 1892) and a special live interview with KRISTINE ALICIA sharing insights from her new single "I &I."

Photo: from TIME MAGAZINE article "A Rastafari Milestone" by Lynn Pelham. This photo shows the excitement of the Jamaican crowd when His Imperial Majesty landed in Jamaica on April 19, 1966. The additional embedded photo of HIM on the left placed by Sista Irie.


SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY tonight 7-9 p.m. CST CELEBRATES the upcoming ROTOTOM SUNSPLASH in BENICASSIM SPAIN AUGUST 16-22. The show tonight features the seven headliners who will perform on the main stage. Damian, Julian, Sean Paul, Morgan Heritage, Davido, Alborosie, Burning Spear with Sly Dunbar and the Revolutionaries dub in the mix.. The show can be accessed on the Reggae Global Radio website or download the app for 24/7 reggae with some of the Caribbean's best reggae djs. Rototom Sunsplash Lloyd Stanbury Filippo Giunta Katia Brollo

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SISTA IRIE’S CONSCIOUS PARTY streaming live 7-9 pm CST on Reggae Global Radio

“Music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people” Playing for Change

Today’s show features new music from Playing for Change, Omar Perry (LSP son), Naomi Cowan, Diablo St Clair, Kabaka Pyramid, Hollie Cook, Aza Lineage and MORE !!!

Jamaica Festival Song Contest 2022 - Media Press Conference


The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission was established under Jamaican law in 1968 to do the following:

(a) promote cultural programmes and activities in communities throughout the Island;
(b) encourage and organize each year independence anniversary celebrations and other celebrations marking occasions of national interest;
(c) stimulate the development of local talents by means of training, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, pageants, parades, displays and such other activities as the Commission may from time to time determine;

Please watch the press conference hosted by the JCDC in the “live” link below and express your opinion.

In my view the JCDC should bear full responsibility for the unfortunate and embarrassing cancelation of the Jamaica Festival Song Competition in this our 60th anniversary - not the artists, and not the panel of judges.

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Photos from Majesty Media's post

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Photos from Majesty Media's post

Photos from Majesty Media's post

Photos from Majesty Media's post


A tribute to the Mighty Diamonds. SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY streaming live tomorrow night 4/3/22 7-9 p.m. CST (8-10 EST)

I will treasure this CD cover for the rest of my life.


SISTA IRIE'S CONSCIOUS PARTY streaming live tonight 03.27.22 on Join my after party Soca Splash from SxSW, new songs from Jaz Elise, Stephen Marley's recorded tribute to Nina Simone, Ukranian Reggae, Koffee's new release 'Gifted', Seychelle Dub Poet Tony Joubert and Empress Annia, Philipidon, Nadine Sutherland's new single 'Queen' and so much more. 7-9 p.m. CST (8-10 pm EST)


OLD TIME COME AGAIN...join Sista Irie's Conscious Party this evening on from 8-10 pm EST (7-9 pm CST) for a trip down memory lane.

HOLD STRONG - A message from Kristine Alicia.
HOLD STRONG — Majesty Media

HOLD STRONG - A message from Kristine Alicia.

Written By Sista Irie February 18, 2022: “Mama don’t you cry, Big man dry your eyes…. Hold Strong… Hold Strong… Jah Jah City b


Sista Irie's CONSCIOUS PARTY Sunday, February 13, 2022 7-9 CST. ONE LOVE ONE HEART Let's get together and feel alright! REGGAE GLOBAL RADIO. Interview with JAHDON on his 30th Earthstrong talking about his new album "I"

Reggae Love graphic by GrowLandia

Join the discussion on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Eastern Time)  on Facebook and YouTube.

Join the discussion on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Eastern Time) on Facebook and YouTube.

DUANE MCDONALD - Artiste Manager, Bebble Rock Productions (Kabaka Pyramid)

Panelist for THE GLOBAL INFLUENCE OF CARIBBEAN MUSIC - Thursday February 17, 2022.

Duane McDonald is an artiste manager, production/tour manager, audio engineer and professionally registered electrical engineer (PERB). He holds a degree from the University of the West Indies (St Augustine) in electrical and computer engineering.
He is best known for his role managing reggae entertainer Kabaka Pyramid, and he along with the Bebble Rockers band have travelled to over 35 countries, touring the world and spreading reggae music and Jamaican culture since 2011. Duane is also director of indie label Bebble Rock Music and label executive with Ghetto Youths International (label imprint of the Marley Brothers). Mr. McDonald has managed multiple releases of singles, EPs and albums for artists such as Damian Marley, Third World, Jo Mersa Marley, Busy Signal, Christopher Ellis, Black Am I and of course Kabaka Pyramid. Over the past decade Duane has proudly worked in various facets of the music industry both locally and internationally and considers himself an ambassador for professionalism and integrity within the Jamaican Reggae Industry community. He and his Bebble Rock Music team have taken their brand and Jamaican culture to many of the largest platforms for Reggae Music in the world. He has also served as vice-chairman on the board of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association/JaRIA and technical director of JaRIA’s Reggae Month celebrations, producing both in-person and virtual festivals, symposiums and concerts.


JOIN US THURSDAY FEB. 17 @ 6:00 pm Eastern

The Caribbean region has a very rich history in the development of indigenous music genres, ranging from Salsa, Merengue, Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Calypso, Kompa, Zouk and more. Caribbean musical culture has also significantly influenced the development of globally popular music genres such as Rap, Hip-Hop, Reggaeton, and Afrobeats.

Island SPACE Caribbean Museum presents a panel to dissect and discuss the evolution of Caribbean music genres, the fusion of genres and the impact of the music beyond the shores of the Caribbean.

Viviam Maria Lopez - On-Air Radio Personality, WDNA 88.9 FM, Miami (Cuba)

Duane McDonald - Artist Manager (Bebble Rock Productions/Kabaka Pyramid), (Jamaica)

Gordon Henderson - Recording Artist (Exile One), (Dominica/Guadeloupe)

Heather Baldwin-McDowell - Public Relations and Intellectual Property Consultant, (Trinidad & Tobago)

Andrea JohnBaptiste - Consultant and Member of the Board of Directors of Island SPACE, (Jamaica)


HOLD STRONG - Coming Soon

Listen to Jallanzo and Damia Bona Dea - THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
JALLANZO and Damia highlight the voice of the people

Listen to Jallanzo and Damia Bona Dea - THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE

Singer and musician Jallanzo believes it is the people who have the power and their voices need to be heard. He holds firm to that belief on his latest single, titled The Voice of the People, which features his partner Damia, with whom he has...

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“We just recorded some amazing vocals with the one and only Mr. Freddie Notes! Freddie is The Scorchers’ Special Guest on our original Ska track, "Its A Scorcher," which we are planning to release as a single as well as on our forthcoming album, ROCKSTEADY REVOLUTION.
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Autarchii Howklear have you checked this book. Good insight to the Reggae music business and some of those Roadblocks, stumbling blocks people come across or encounter.