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Afro B – Afrowave 2

If you have recently visited any given club setting and the dance floor suddenly dropped out from under you, it’s probably because Afro B’s “Drogba” (Joanna) was playing. The judicious employment of an occasional, subatomic […]

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The Disco / Reggae 1st Wave

Disco is the quintessential Dance music. In its early days the comparison to Reggae was virtually indistinguishable to the untrained ear. This entry touches on that affiliation. Cymande – Bra (1972) Before the name was […]

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Koffee – Burning

Get used to Koffee being covered extensively on this site. The teenaged Reggae phenom kicked in the doors of the music industry with a sharp, quick-witted delivery (which she credited in part to Chicago Reggae […]

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Akasha: Mother of Exiles

Mother Of Exiles by Akasha This is a concept album from a Chicago Reggae band. Let that sink in for a minute. Traditionally Chicago Reggae is played to inebriated Cubs fans looking for momentary, background […]

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Bob Marley: Electro Reggae Pioneer

Bob Marley was among the first Reggae musicians to incorporate a drum machine into his recordings. The Wailers were tour openers for Sly & The Family Stone in the early 70’s. Sly’s album “There’s a […]