Posts tagged "Black Uhuru"

HEAR THIS: Michael Rose “Warrior”

HEAR THIS: Michael Rose "Warrior"

Bless Up the Grammy Winner From Waterhouse On Another Earthstrong

“Life is a gamble,” sings Michael “Grammy” Rose on the title track from his powerful 2007 roots rock reggae album produced by the Twilight Circus crew. “Cease fire!” Since joining forces with Black Uhuru in 1977, Rose has remained at the forefront of reggae music outernationally—whether by cultivating and celebrating a “Stalk of Sinsemilla” or shaking up society with “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner,” bouncing to the “Sponji Reggae” or collecting the first ever Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album with Uhuru’s Anthem. As Mr. Rose marks his 58th birthday today, Boomshots salute a musical soldier who never cease fire yet, just like the youths of Eglington with them Remington. Audio After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Inner Circle ft. Mykal Roze & Bizerk “All About The Ball” PREMIERE

HEAR THIS: Inner Circle ft. Mykal Roze & Bizerk "All About The Ball" PREMIERE

The Bad Boys of Reggae Kick A World Cup Anthem

Starting this week the people of planet earth put down their usual obsessions of greed, lust, war, strife, and brutality and turns their attention to soccer, or if you happen to live outside the USA, football. Whether you’re in Brazil for the kickoff, catching the action at your favorite sports bar, or chilling at Circle House in Miami, it’s all about the World Cup, which is—when you get right down to it—all about the ball. The outernationally-minded rootical rhthym section known as Inner Circle aka the “Bad Boys of Reggae” have created a brand new World Cup anthem with a little help from Mykal “Grammy” Roze, former lead singer of Black Uhuru, and a youth named Bizerk, about whom we’ll be hearing more very soon. And the wholw world gets to hear it for the first time right here pon the Boomshots. Kick it.! Audio After The Jump… Read more »

Buju Celebrates Grammy Win

Before The Dawn Honor Lifts Spirits As The Gargamel’s Trial Resumes

Although Buju Banton was not able to attend the Grammy Awards ceremony yesterday in Los Angeles, the reggae star—who is still confined to Florida—celebrated his win to the fullest. A member of Buju’s security team was startled when he heard shouting from Buju’s hotel room in Tampa, where the artist faces jury selection in his second trial on drug charges today. “I thought something was wrong,” the guard told The Jamaica Observer. Instead he found out Buju had won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Stephen Marley & Jr. Gong “Jah Army”

Marley Brothers Moving Well Militant On The Big Bad Foundation Riddim

Stephen “Ragga” Marley and his brother Gongzilla just served up another musical heatrock. Chopping up a dubbed-out slice of Black Uhuru’s extra-heavy “General Penitentiary” riddim, the brothers deal with it wicked, chasing all crazy bumpheadz out of town. Last time we heard these not-so-distant relatives rocking like this was “The Mission,” and you know that was a next Certified Boomshot. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Mykal Roze & Shabba “Quick Fi Shoot”

“The youth dem nowadays take killing fi game”

John John’s Target riddim hits the bulls eye… two legends on one cut. Read more »

Reggae Grammy Rewind

“Reggae Get The Grammy.” All These Years Later… do you still feel happy?

“They nominate five ah we,” Yellowman chants over a bouncy Junjo Lawes riddim track. “Steel Pulse Black Uhuru and me / Peter Tosh and also Jimmy.”

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