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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

    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.
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    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

    Red Carpet

    This episode of the Reggae Lover Podcasts features an interview with Caribbean media personality and entertainment blogger, Red Carpet Shelley.
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    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. 

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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. 
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    This interview with DJ Gravy centers around how he has expressed his love for reggae and influenced the culture since the early 2000s.

    *BUZZWORTHY*

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

    *SOUNDCLASH UPDATE*

    * Jah 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
    Gaining Access

    Gaining Access

    "Gaining Access" with guest Odessa Chambers, a publicist and television producer based in Kingston. She is the creator of O-Access Jamaica ( https://oaccessjamaica.com/ ) and host of the podcast " Reasonings with Odessa ( https://oaccessjamaica.com/2018/04/05/o-access-jamaica-podcast-presents-reasonings-with-odessa/ )." Episode 174 (Season 5, Ep. 2)
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    *Buzzworthy:*

    * Koffee to perform SuperBowl Weekend
    * Buju Banton on Bad Boys Forever soundtrack

    *Tastemaker:*

    * Kahlil Wonda: Mortimer's EP 'Fight the Fight,' and Single, "Lightning." - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4ErQRLTi54
    * AGARD: Salaam Remi, Buccaneer, and Red Rat, “No Normal Lover.” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOkcXPk0cP0

    *Soundclash Update:*

    * Mighty Crown meets with Prime Ministers
    * World Clash Finale lineup released

    *Main Segment: *

    Interview with Odessa.

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    • 51 min
    Best of 2019 Reggae

    Best of 2019 Reggae

    Happy New Year!  We're back with a Reggae Lover recap of 2019.  Also predictions for 2020 like "Most likely to Fade," and "Most Likely to Blow Up," plus Grammy predictions.
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    Listen to this break down of the 2019 Reggae superlatives:

    *Song of the year:*

    * Koffee - Toast

     

    *Album of the year mentions:*

    * Tarrus Riley - BLEM (EP)
    * Koffee - Rapture (EP)
    * Walshy Fire - Abeng
    * Third World - Work To Be Done
    * Bugle - Picture Perfect
    * Jah Cure - Masterpiece

     

    *Clash Sound of the year mentions:*

    * Notorious
    * Stone Wall
    * King Shine
    * Young Hawk
    * Warrior
    * Dynamq
    * Jah Mikey One

     

    *Juggling Sound of the year mentions:*

    * King Addies
    * David Rodigan
    * Rory Stone Love
    * Stone Love
    * Bass Odyssey

     

    *Best Sound System event audio:*

    * Reeewind 2019 (Crowning of U-Roy)

     

    *Promoter of the year mentions:*

    * Irish and Chin
    * Shawn Pipa
    * Rockers Unltd
    * David Driveway

     

    *Concert of the year:*

    * Reggae Sumfest
    * Long Walk to Freedom Concert (Jamaica)

    *We also introduced three new micro-segments that will be recurring on this season of the podcast:*

    * Buzzworthy - Welcome to Jamrock Cruise
    * Tastemaker - Rock and Groove Riddim; FaReal - Gravy
    * Soundclash Update - Clash at Sea 2019

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    • 45 min
    Season Finale

    Season Finale

    This season finale opens a few cans of worms. 
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    *Questions come up like:*

    * Is the stereotype that Jamaicans don't like soca dead?
    * Does the Red Bull Culture Clash clash with soundclash culture?
    * Has Afrobeat replaced Dancehall for real?
    * Do young people everywhere know who Bad Bunny and Afro B are? Do they know Chronic Law and Squash?
    * We will be back in 2020 with amazing new content and this year was a blast. 

    We take a few minutes at the top for our favorite memories and takeaways from this season. Also, we do some shout outs and let you know how you can interact and support the show.

    Thank you so much for the love over the last 47 episodes. Don't forget to check out our archives (talk and mixes) and please enjoy your Christmas and New Year celebrations safely.

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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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 💎

Jay Blesses ,

Thank you for the feature

Keep reppin' Caribbean people, culture and music!!! ❤️❤️❤️

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