I-Octane “Love You Like I Do”
Awa feat. House of Shem “Back in My Life”
Samantha J “Tight Skirt”
Elaine Shepherd “Lady in the Street”
Million Stylez “Time Stops”
Mavado & Nicki Minaj “Give It All To Me”
Romain Virgo “Soul Provider”
The Reggae Family of New Zealand
Common Kings “Your Turn”
Alexus Rose “Left Out”
Gentleman “In Your Arms”
Sons of Zion “Superman”
Damian Marley “Affairs of the Heart”
Chris Ellis “Don’t Change Your Number”
Shaggy & Ne-Yo “You Girl”
Wyre “No More”
Fireball “I Need You”
Ziggi Recado “Nothing But Love/Pure & Divine”
Jah Cure “That Girl”
Konshens “To Her With Love (They Say)”
*Photos: Various Sources
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked all of you (the viewers) to submit your favorite reggae and dancehall love songs from around the world. Thank you everyone for your excellent song suggestions. Although we couldn’t include every single video, we included the most requested songs. In no specific order, here are your top picks for this lovely month of February (which is also National Reggae Month). Happy Valentine’s Day!
Alexus Rose “Left Out” (USA)
Romain Virgo “Soul Provider” (Jamaica)
Angela Hunte “One Shot”
Aidonia “Fi Di Jockey”
Etana ft. Busy Signal “Love Love Love”
Gyptian “Wine Slow”
Kes The Band “Tuesday On The Rocks”
Busy Signal “You And Me”
Major Lazer “Jah No Partial”
Queen Ifrica “Let’s Get Silly”
I-Octane “Gal Gimme Bun”
Konshens “Bad Girl”
Morgan Heritage “Perfect Love Song”
Snoop Lion ft. Mavado & Popcaan “Lighters Up”
Shaggy ft. Beres Hammond “Fight This Feeling”
Tarrus Riley “Gimme Likkle One Drop”
Sean Paul “Body”
VP Records’ Reggae Gold 2013 is now available both in stores and online!
*Photos: Various sources including VP Records
It’s that time of year again! That’s right, summer’s here and you know what that means … the release of VP Records’ annual compilation album Reggae Gold! This year’s long-anticipated edition features top hits from today’s most popular reggae and dancehall artists including Gyptian, Busy Signal, Sean Paul, Major Lazer, Konshens, Shaggy & Beres Hammond, Morgan Heritage, Queen Ifrica, Tarrus Riley, KES The Band, Etana and many more! The double-disc set also features classic songs from Desmond Dekker, Yellowman and Beenie Man (just to name a few). Reggae Gold 2013 is now available both in stores and online.
Watch some of the music videos from the album! What do you think of Reggae Gold 2013? Comment below!
Mario Evon is Berklee College of Music alumni
Stevie Face, Alaine, Cezar and Benjy Myaz are just some of the artists Mario Evon has sung backup vocals for during his singing career. Now, he’s emerged as a solo artist and has performed extensively in both the Caribbean and United States.
As a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Mario Evon’s reggae-soul fusion is nothing short of amazing. His unique sound earned multiple performances at the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival (2009, 2010 & 2013), opening for Marion Hall, Jon Secada, Hall & Oates and Gladys Knight. His hit singles, “You Used 2 Love Me” and “Love In Di Mawnin”, continue to serenade audiences everywhere. Recently, we got a chance to chat with Mario about his music, the Jazz and Blues Festival and more.