Matisyahu brings his Jewish heritage and new music into the lexicon of reggae. His new album "Akeda" still finds him exploring his faith and expanding his music vocabulary with reggae dominating his soul.
Hailing from Masaya, Nicaragua, Milly Majuc fuses ska, reggae, Latin music and contemporary rock in ways that few bands would dare, let alone imagine. Just try to keep from dancing along to the track "Giovana."
Sounding a bit like the Wailers, in their days with Lee Perry producing, Taj Weekes and Adowa combine the best of reggae groove, strong vocals and social commentary.
Enthralled with roots culture and ardently passionate about music, Groundation's Harrison Stafford epitomizes the progressive master of reggae.
As we hit the midpoint of another year, here are KDHX's top spins so far. These albums are time-tested 2014 releases that have excited our DJs over and over again.
Wakarusa brings out the best in people -- bands love it, campers love it -- everyone is having a grand ole' time.
Hailing from Philadelphia, the Snails pay homage to classic Jamaican music, evoking the sounds of acts like the Maytals and the Skatalites.
Reggae music can be somewhat polarizing – people tend to either really love it or really don't. For those who do – myself included – Bob Marley is generally regarded as the Godfather of reggae, and certainly the most widely known and celebrated reggae artist outside of Jamaica. Marley's songs have endured the test of time and continue to resonate with audiences around the world.