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@IshaBlender Has An “Epiphany”!


Isha Williams was a Toddler in the early 1990s, a period of cultural awareness in Dancehall led by a phalanx of Artists, including her father, Everton Blender. Strongly influenced by his message, she followed his path into music as Isha Blender. Her first EP, Epiphany, will be released in October. It contains seven songs with Don’t Be Used, an acoustic number, being the lead.

Blender first recordings began at age 12 with the first being Bad Boy, produced by her father for his Blend Dem label. She continued to record sporadically while attending Garvey Maceo High School in her native Clarendon. Shortly after graduation, she migrated to the United States, settling in South Florida where she is a registered nurse. “Because my dad’s an Entertainer, people think you have to do the same thing, but it doesn’t have to be,” she said. “I kept going away from music, but I was pulled back like magnet to steel.”

Epiphany also contains Testimony, a duet with Capleton, Tonight, Joy, and Babymother. Capleton and Everton Blender were part of the Roots Renaissance of the 1990s that was led by Yasus Afari, Garnet Silk and Tony Rebel. Everton Blender had a series of big hits back then such as Lift Up Your Head, Family Man and Blend Dem. While she counts the ‘old man’ among her biggest influences, Isha Blender says she gets a different vibe listening to different genres. Neo-soul artistes Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, as well as homegrown acts Nadine Sutherland, Etana, Tessanne Chin and Ikaya are also favourites. She is hoping Epiphany will be a career definer. “I want to be an household name as Isha Blender. At the same time I want my songs to uplift and motivate like my Dad.”

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@BlvkH3ro Gets Lifted In “Kush & Schweppes” Music Video!


Recording Artist Blvk H3ro is a Connoisseur of the “Green Gold“, and to further seal this he released his highly anticipated music video for “Kush & Schweppes“. Directed by Chan X and shot in Waterhouse, St. Andrew, H3ro starts off his day by gathering a dose of his “Medicine” then joining his friends who include The Grei Show, Dennis “Greatest”, and Lila Ike for a meeting of the minds and herbs. Witness numerous spliffs burn away while the music plays, Blvk H3ro frolicking through the community and spreading the joy that the herb has brought to him, and enjoy the fusion of Dancehall, Reggae, and Trap music soundtrack provided. Off his latest project titled “The H3rb Connoisseur (THC)“, check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Abdul Wahab Lafta/UK Apache Deejays On @IslamChannel’s Living The Life (Throwback)


Reggae Music has done some amazing things worldwide. From turning frowns upside down, to building lifelong relationships/friendships, to influencing many sub genres, it’s incredible how all this came from the small Caribbean Island called Jamaica. Today, we go back a couple years to an Interview with the Ragga Jungle Artist formerly known as UK Apache, Abdul Wahab Lafta. Firstly, Ragga Jungle is a genre of music that was popular in the 1990s UK which was pioneered by Michael West (Rebel MC, Congo Natty), and was a fusion of Reggae, Dub, Old School Jungle and Dancehall.

Being interviewed on “Living The Life“, a Programme found on the Islam Channel in the UKAbdul spoke on renewing his Islamic faith, his popularity in the 90s as he had hit singles including “Original Nuttah” with Shy-FX, coming back with new music including his new single “Assalamualaikum“, performing at the 1EID Festival, and closing the show with a live performance of “Assalamualaikum“. Many thanks to Videographer Tyrone Simms who contributed to this post. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Splicerr Needs To Get Paid On New Single!


US based Recording Artist Splicerr is making moves with his new single, Need To Get Paid. The track was officially released earlier this year and has since taken the market by storm. Splicerr, who has been in the music business for the better part of two decades, has reshaped his focus to record and produce music that can teach, inspire, and is relevant to a global audience. This objective was realized with the release of this entertaining commercial track and showcases the Artist’s talent as a Singer and a Producer. “Some Artists pursue a musical career because of their quests for fame and fortune, others do it because creating music is what they are mostly talented at. For me, music is a tangible expression of a spiritual and life conception,” expressed Splicerr.

Need To Get Paid is a part of his new EP titled Mid Life Crysalis which was done for Reggae Gaps, the company that is presently handling his affairs. You may know Splicerr for the hit collaboration with Dawn Penn tilted You Can’t Test my Sound that was released in 1994. In 1996, Splicerr crafted another hit in the song Montell, a response to the then popular song Sketel on the Steelie and Cleevie produced Gigi Riddim. Nowadays Splicerr, deep in his faith, appears far removed from the young man who recorded his 20 year old hit. His renewed and introspective views have led him down a path that has reshaped his career in music.

Splicerr is currently working closely with Mr. Biggs of Platinum Camp Records and promises more music of this nature to come.

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@Real_iBlackLion Kicks Off His Comeback Campaign With “No Pain”!


Fresh from setting off his comeback campaign, IBlack Lion marches on with the soulful track, No Pain. The song is one of the favorites from his 7 track EP, Story Of A Dream. Produced by UK based Ras Blinga Records, the track is distributed exclusively by Vpal. The EP itself is produced by Boss Dove Records and finds IBlack Lion in the familiar place of positive, feel good music.

The EP which was released in August 2016 is being distributed by Zojak Worldwide. With the positive feedback that he has been garnering from this project, it is safe to say that IBlackLion is on route to new heights of success. IBlack Lion says the inspirational track is his way of using Reggae Music as a vehicle of change for conscious upward mobility. “The single has been getting a great response from the International market, gaining traction especially in the UK, the US, and in the Caribbean. I am very happy to have reinvented myself in this way.”

Since the release of the track, IBlack Lion has performed at major reggae shows in the British Virgin Islands, Barbados and the Turks and Caicos, and looks forward to a few more upcoming shows later down in the year. The accompanying video which was released last month on YouTube has garnered over ten thousand views in a short time span and continues to grow in views.

IBlack Lion is currently working on the videos for the tracks Nail Mi Up and Don’t Give Up. These tracks are also featured on his Story Of A Dream EP. He is also working alongside Good Good Productions on a project to be released later this month.

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@BlvkH3ro Promotes Love, Peace & Unity In “We All Are O.N.E.” Video!


Recording Artist Blvk H3ro has been buzzing as of late. With his “Bussweh” movement, he has been treading near and far spreading good vibes, good music and of course his love for the herb. Over a year ago he introduced to the world his ReggaeSoul compilation, a collection of freestyles and singles that was streamed online. Today he fires off a visual for a standout from the collection titled “We All Are O.N.E.“. Directed by LatyKim and shot in various locations in Kingston including Paint Jamaica at 41 Fleet Street, Blvk H3ro hits the streets spreading positive energy and meeting up with his crew which includes fellow “Bussweh” members The Grei Show and Dennis Greatest. Adding smiles, unity, candid moments, and a “FullJoy” tee by Streetwear brand Massiv, H3ro not only gave you a good feeling while watching, but gave us two videos in one! While in part one we see H3ro trekking through the streets, part two shows the cast having fun with the camera. Smooth flows of a simple man speaking of simpler times. Catch ReggaeSoul and the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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