Posts tagged "Khago"

Seanizzle Realizes His Higher Purpose In Music

Seanizzle Realizes His Higher Purpose In Music

A Life Threatening Accident Causes Seanizzle to Produce Music With A Message

In the fall of 2016, Sean Reid, Seanizzle was basking in the glory of the “47 Floor” riddim, with it’s bosterous trumpet propagating over waves of jazz sounds.  Two months later, on November 27, 2016,  the producer experienced moments that changed his life forever. As Seanizzle recovered at Kingston Public Hospital, he felt thankful to be alive and had a greater appreciation for making music. We spoke with Seanizzle about his musical path and spiritual enlightenment. More After The Jump…

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Irie Jam Sizzles with Sizzla, Anthony B & Friends

Irie Jam Sizzles with Sizzla, Anthony B & Friends

Tropical Storm Stays Far, Roots Vibrations Catch A Fire At Queens Stage Show

On Sunday, September 4, boom chunes reverberated from early afternoon across the pristine greens of Queens’ Roy Wilkins Park. It was Irie Jam Radio’s 23rd Anniversary and heavyweights were out in full force to celebrate. Though fallout from a tropical storm was supposed to drown out the festivities, Bobby Clarke and the Irie Jam family kept on “Holding Firm” and in the end the only thunder and lightning came from the line-up of roots rock reggae entertainers. The jewel in the crown of these royal revelries was the return of Sizzla Kalonji to the New York City stage. After enduring over eight years of the artist’s absence, being reunited never felt so good. Photos After The Jump…
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Gyptian’s “Sex, Love and Reggae” Rises To Higher Heights

Gyptian's "Sex, Love and Reggae" Rises To Higher Heights

Gyppy’s Latest Album Debuted At No. 1 on Billboard’s Reggae Chart

The night before Gyptian released his latest album Sex, Love & Reggae he spent the evening celebrating his 30th birthday with Rob Kenner on Radio Lily. After the webcast Gyppy and an entourage of his  friends, including Bascom XFyakin, Khago and Danielle D.I. rolled over to the legendary SOB‘s to continue  the celebration at the highly anticipated, SOB’s Reggae Music Fest, presented by Tree Reid Promotions. NYC’s renowned selector DJ Stranger,  X-Caliber Sound warmed up the crowd  awaiting their arrival. Next up, the extraordinary  Derrick Barnett (founder and former bassist for the legendary Jamaican band Sagittarius ) and his Statement Band including Raymond Stewart on  keyboards, Andy Bassford on guitar and Damian Martellie on drums, excited the crowd with an electrifying live session. When Gyptian hit the stage around 10:30pm, the  crowd ignited. Album Review and Video After The Jump…  Read more »

Gyptian & Friends Pon Radio Lily

Gyptian & Friends Pon Radio Lily

Gyppy Celebrates His Birthday by Nicing Up The Strictly Boomshots Show

October 28 was a good day for Gyptian. The certified gold reggae hitmaker celebrated his birthday at Radio Lily in NYC. along with some of his best friends—like longtime bredren Bascom X plus Khago, Fyakin, and the Rebel Princess Danielle D.I.  The whole crew rolled up in a fleet of criss BMWs and then when they were good and ready, they spilled out to nice up the Strictly Boomshots show. Gyptian took a moment to reason with DJ Rob Kenner about his new album Sex Love & Reggae, which went on sale at midnight that same night. Then he and his musical army busted out some wicked freestyles before hopping back in their cars and rolling up the road to tear up the stage at SOBs. #AllInADaysWork Audio After The Jump…

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HYPE TV Top 20: Mavado Takes the Number 1 Spot

 I-Octane & Bounty Killer Slip to Number 2 as Mavado Seizes the Crown
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Mavado has slowly been creeping up the countdown for quite some time now; 14 weeks to be exact and he didn’t stop until he made it to number one. Now that he has taken the top spot, we must wait and see how long his fans can keep him there. Especially since I-Octane and Macka Diamond are not too far behind! Check out the countdown after the jump! Read more »

Gunmen Rob Khago; Did Friends Sell Him Out?

Khago Strives To Remain Positive, But Questions Linger

You would think that being robbed at gunpoint would scare someone into hiding but for Reggae/Dancehall star Khago, it has had the exact opposite effect on him. He and members of his team were recently held up while working at Khago’s unfinished home in Mandeville, Jamaica. Though the gunmen didn’t get anything major but cellphones and a bicycle, the incident in itself was disturbing. Ironically the singer who shot to fame by singing “Nah Sell Out Me Friend Dem” suspects that the robbery may have been set up by some associates of his. Although he feels violated, he is trying to stay focused on his plans to finish his house and keep creating more music.  Check out Khago’s thoughts on the robbery below.
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WATCH THIS: Khago Live at Sumfest

It’s His First Time Ever On Dancehall Night, And Khago Blazes It Up

We’re definitely feeling this conscious young DJ named Khago (short for Chicago) who made big noise on his first ever Sumfest Dancehall Night with a Certified Boomshot called “Nah Sell Out Me Friend Dem.”  His heartfelt song about loyalty has become a street anthem. Read more »