Mario Evon Serenades Listeners on Debut Album: Our Review of Reggae-Soul Vol. 1: M.E. On Love

*Live performance photos courtesy of Michael Daley.  Press photos courtesy of Randy Richards.  Album artwork courtesy of Taj Francis.  Full list of album credits on Mario Evon’s Bandcamp page.  

 “What is love?” asks Mario Evon on his debut full-length LP album, Reggae-Soul Vol. 1: M.E. On Love, that tells a classic “boy-meets-girl” love story.  As Evon embarks on a romantic journey of his own, you can’t help but join him on this emotional rollercoaster from start to finish.  Filled with heart-felt, genuine lyrics, each song expresses Evon’s experience during different stages of a relationship.

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Messenjah Reunites: Legendary Canadian Reggae Band Returns with “We’ve Had It”

Photos courtesy of Messenjah

Have you ever had enough of the constant barrage of negative news stories in the world?  From corrupt governments, police brutality and other horrible events, there doesn’t seem to be much good news.  One band, in particular, is tired of all of this and they have something to say about it … 

“We’ve had it!

With all the games you’re playing,

while the system is failing now.

We’ve had it!

With all the lies you’re telling

my heart is rebelling.

We’ve had it!

Babylon is falling,

now the people are leaving town.”

These powerful lyrics by Canada’s legendary reggae pioneers, Messenjah, have returned with their brand new music video, “We’ve Had It”.  The current band members consists of Rupert “Ojiji” Harvey (Lead vocals and guitar), Carl ” Carlos Bandana” Harvey (Lead guitar and vocals – lead guitar player of Toots and the Maytals for over two decades), Charles ” Tower” Sinclair  (Bass), Hailie ” Slyly” Yeates  (Percussion and Keyboards), Orville ” Wiz” Malcolm (Keyboards and Vocals) and Robert “Hagar” Stephenson (Drums and Vocals). 

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