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Marching Riddim

After the Buff Baff Riddim Real People Music is happy to present to you another juggling entitled Marching. The militant Roots Reggae sound of the instrumental composed by Alex Drummie, and recorded with renowned musicians such as Errol “Flabba” Holt and Florian Münzer and Frank Pollack of Gentleman’s Evolution band, is dedicated to February being […]

Reggaeville wins New Media award by JaRIA

For its “exceptional impact on the Reggae industry” the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association awarded Reggaeville in the category New Media at the annual JaRIA Honor Awards. The whole team at Reggaeville was extremely excited and amazed when we received the news. Both proud and grateful we feel honoured to be mentioned in a list of […]

Having an irie podcast with Irie Chat

It was irie indeed when the US podcast series Irie Chat invited me to be their guest on the show. Host Joél Barsky digged deep in my journalistic history, from my beginnings as a hardcore Michael Jackson-fan to highlights like the several Lee Perry interviews I did. We reasoned about favorite musicians and personal projects […]

Celebrating Black History Month with new music video

February is Reggae and Black History Month throughout the world and also we at Real People Music created a piece to celebrate the latter. For the single The Search Is Over by Jerone and No-Maddz member Evie Pukupoo I conceptualized, filmed and edited the official music video that is out now on the Reggaeville YouTube […]

Festive Wha’ Gwaan Munchy?!? with Santa Shaggy

For a festive final of 2020 I connected with Shaggy online to speak to him about his latest album Christmas In The Islands that features a long list of great artists from Beenie Man to Joss Stone, from Ne-Yo to Shenseea. In episode 56 of the show Mr Boombastic talks not only his music but gives an insight on how he spends the holidays, his culinary highlights of the season, […]

Celebrating 25 Years ‘Til Shiloh album with Buju Banton himself

25 years ago, on July 18, 1995 Buju Banton released his groundbreaking album `Til Shiloh that marked his international breakthrough and is seen as a turn towards a more serious path. Up until today the record sold more than half a million copies and remains a classic of the genre. In celebration of the anniversary a special collector’s edition of the album […]