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Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover is a weekly podcast that pulls back the curtain on the issues, insights, back-stories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena. Discussions center around the culture, economics and all things relatable to reggae lovers.

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Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover is a weekly podcast that pulls back the curtain on the issues, insights, back-stories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena. Discussions center around the culture, economics and all things relatable to reggae lovers.

Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/donations

    Financial Empowerment

    Financial Empowerment

    Listen to Reggae Lover episode 179, Financial Empowerment, on-demand. 
    Kahlil Wonda and AGARD offer commentary and suggestions on gaining financial success in a competitive reggae industry.
     
    This episode features the soundclash update, buzzworthy and tastemaker segments.
     
    The Tastemaker: Mýa ft. Ding Dong - Handsfree
     
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    • 48 min
    Reggae is for the Children

    Reggae is for the Children

    Research shows that children who listen to reggae and classical music are more likely to become open-minded. We examine these findings.
    Buzzworthy:
    Bounty Killer gives a talk on avoiding domestic violence.Koffee continues to garner media attention plus other industry trends. 
    Tastemaker:
    Skip Marley ft. H.E.R - Slow Down music video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4jZKM5Y6-0

    Soundclash Update:
    NJ Cup Clash with Soul Supreme defeating King Shine. The fallout from the clash. Will there be a Little Shabba v Jimmy Spliff?Will we see Dynamq vs Notorious? NY Clash Sound Top 5, then and now. Atlanta Clash Sound Top 5. Soul Supreme vs Innocent (upcoming clash). Liv Sound back on the road.Supreme Sound wins Put Up or Shut Up tournament in ATL.
    Main Segment:
    New Study finds Children Who Listen To Reggae Grow to be More Open-Minded as Adults. Exposure to different genres during youth leads to a more diverse palette. Children who attend live music gigs early in life are more open to new activities and seek out live music events later on. Why reggae is so great. Sharing childhood experiences with music.


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    • 57 min
    International Reggae and World Music Awards

    International Reggae and World Music Awards

    All the Grammy nominees in the best reggae album category are winners. That one category is not enough to represent Caribbean music.
    Enter IRAWMA. The International Reggae and World Music Awards is a platform for us to honor our own. This award show hasn't gotten the attention that it deserves and this needs to change.

    We talked through some of the categories on the IRAWMA 2019 list and give our predictions. Visit the IRAWMA site for the chance to review and vote on each category. [https://irawma.com/vote-now/] Voting ends March 12, 2020.

    The Tastemaker:Elephant Man - Wap Bap prod. by Massive B • Bobby Konders. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejND3PRom7c
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    • 50 min
    Koffee Wins Grammy for Best Reggae Album - Bonus

    Koffee Wins Grammy for Best Reggae Album - Bonus

    Kahlil Wonda and AGARD react to Koffee winning Best Reggae Album for her EP, "Rapture," at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020, in Los Angeles, California.
    Koffee is the youngest solo act and only female ever to win a Grammy for Best Reggae Album.


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    • 11 min
    Red Carpet Shelley

    Red Carpet Shelley

    This episode of the Reggae Lover Podcasts features an interview with Caribbean media personality and entertainment blogger, Red Carpet Shelley.
    Shelley gives us her first-hand recap of the recent Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise, answers a round of rapid-fire questions, shares her reggae lover journey and lets us know what she's excited in 2020.
     


    Buzzworthy:Michelle Obama Lists Koffee’s “Toast” On Workout Playlist.Clarks Originals Invites Reggae Songstress Lila Ike To Paris Fashion Week. Tastemaker:Buju Banton's single, "Murder She Wrote" on Bad Boys Forever soundtrack.Rebel Salute 2020 performances?Soundclash update:
    Dynamq vs Black Scorpio in Dubplate Display at Rebel Salute. NEW! Reggae Lover Merch.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Large Up DJ Gravy

    Large Up DJ Gravy

    REGGAE LOVER GUEST DJ GRAVY IS A MUSICIAN, SELECTOR, PUBLISHER AND AN OG NEW YORKER WHO REPRESENTS THE DIVERSITY OF WHERE HE’S FROM. 
    This interview with DJ Gravy centers around how he has expressed his love for reggae and influenced the culture since the early 2000s.



    BUZZWORTHYVybz Kartel's "To Tanesha" album.Shaggy declined to be on Rihanna's reggae album.


    SOUNDCLASH UPDATEJah Mikey One defeats Super Gold (Avatar) in Jamaica.Tribe of Kings wins a 5-sound clash in San Diego.
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

MikelahMango ,

Reggae Lovers Podcast is awesome!

Really love this podcast! Great interviews and knowledgeable content around reggae music and Caribbean DJ culture. Big up Khalil Wonda and Āgard for their awesome work, keep doing it for the culture.

All hears ,

Great conversation

Enjoyed this episode going down memory lane, brought back few for me as well. Keep up the good conversation and advocating for reggae.

GriffyDee ,

Favorite music podcast of all time

It’s hard to find a podcast right in your niche. Especially one with such amazing hosts and unique looks into reggae/dancehall. If you like Reggae don’t overlook this gem 💎

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