The seeds of Rebelution germinated in Santa Barbara’s college town of Isla Vista in 2004. Count Me In, released on June 10, 2014, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #14 and marked the band’s third consecutive #1 reggae album. The songs on Count Me In show that as they combine ever-youthful energy with a mature perspective. For every hopeful, Count me In, there’s a worldly-wide Counterfeit Love. The acknowledgment of injustice that deepens some of Rebelution’s stories draws on the roots-reggae tradition that inspired the band in the first place.
New Kingston is a young vocalist/instrumentalist group that consists of three brothers, Tahir, Stephen, and Courtney. This group fuses their reggae sound with modern pop, jazz, and R&B music to create their sound, which they term “reggae crossover.” New Kingston started off working with many artists such as Collie Buddz, Mr. Vegas, Morgan Heritage, Sister Carol, Shabba Ranks, and many more. New Kingston is currently set to release their second album In the Streets. The album features two of their singles that are…[read more…]