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Issue 1099

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Davido: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW Kehlani: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW Koffee: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW Beenie: Man: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW

Yam Carnival: Clapham Common, London 28//8/21

In an ideal world, 2021 would see Yam Carnival grace London for the second time. Unfortunately, the pandemic had other ideas and the inaugural show last year was among the many casualties last summer...

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Angus Gaye - Aswad (Giants of UK Reggae) Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire 30/7/21 REVIEW Tony 'Gad' Robinson - Aswad (Giants of UK Reggae) Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire 30/7/21 RE Maxi Priest (Giants of UK Reggae) Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire 30/7/21 REVIEW Maxi Priest (Giants of UK Reggae) Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire 30/7/21 REVIEW

Giants of UK Reggae (Aswad + Maxi Priest): Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire 30/7/21

After more than a year of being forced to stay at home, the crowd were more than ready to party, and British reggae icons were happy to oblige as both acts rolled back the years in style...

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Chronixx: Arena Birmingham 10/11/19 @bluesandsoul.com Chronixx: Arena Birmingham 10/11/19 @bluesandsoul.com Koffee: Arena Birmingham 10/11/19 @bluesandsoul.com Koffee: Arena Birmingham 10/11/19 @bluesandsoul.com

Chronixx + Koffee: Arena Birmingham 10/11/19

Modern reggae royal, Chronixx, performing his only UK headline show of 2019 and Koffee who drops her on-point lyricism and astonishing flow show why they both have the world at their feet...

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Alborosie: O2 Kentish Town Forum, London 22/3/19 Alborosie: O2 Kentish Town Forum, London 22/3/19 Alborosie: O2 Kentish Town Forum, London 22/3/19 Alborosie: O2 Kentish Town Forum, London 22/3/19

Alborosie + Hempolics + Trojan Sound System: O2 Forum Kentish Town, London 22/3/19

Alborosie is at the pinnacle of his career, he has built up an impressive catalogue of work since moving to Jamaica in 2001 and his rise to prominence is nothing short of extraordinary...

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João Caetano : Kansas Smitty's/EFG Jazz Festival 21/11/2018

My second EFG London excursion saw me entering the portals of Kansas Smitty's a place I'd heard about but never visited, a band name and a live venue,rolled into one-this is such a unique concept.However,tonight percussionist and singer Jo&a

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Horace Andy : Boisdale Of Canary Wharf 12/11/2018

It's ironic back in the early 90's the then reasonably unknown Massive Attack approached Horace Andy, one of Jamaica's finest reggae singers to join them on their debut album

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Lee 'Scratch' Perry: KOKO, London 26/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Lee 'Scratch' Perry: KOKO, London 26/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Lee 'Scratch' Perry: KOKO, London 26/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Lee 'Scratch' Perry: KOKO, London 26/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com

Lee 'Scratch' Perry: KOKO, London: 26/3/18

There are few musicians in any genre as prolific as the legendary Lee 'Scratch' Perry. Responsible for some of the finest music to come from Jamaica

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Kabaka Pyramid: o2 Academy in Islington, London 22/6/17 @bluesandsoul.com Randy Valentine: o2 Academy in Islington, London 22/6/17 @bluesandsoul.com Marla Brown: o2 Academy in Islington, London 22/6/17 @bluesandsoul.com Kabaka Pyramid: o2 Academy in Islington, London 22/6/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Kabaka Pyramid + Randy Valentine + Marla Brown: o2 Academy in Islington, London 22/6/17

If you haven't yet heard any Kabaka Pyramid music, you really should. With Chronixx and Protoje among the reggae revival artists currently riding high, these are good times to be a reggae fan...

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Ziggy Marley - Jamaica House: Indigo2 at the o2, London 11/8/17 @bluesandsoul.com Protoje - Jamaica House: Indigo2 at the o2, London 13/8/17 @bluesandsoul.com Freddie McGregor - Jamaica House: Indigo2 at the o2, London 5/8/17 @bluesandsoul.com Luciano - Jamaica House: Indigo2 at the o2, London 5/8/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Jamaica House: Freddie McGregor, Steel Pulse, Ziggy Marley, Protoje, Luciano... Indigo2 5-13/8/17

To mark Jamaica's 55th year of independence, a series of concerts were announced in London, featuring some of the country's finest artists, plus acts inspired by the island's music scene...

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Toots & the Maytals: Barbican Centre, London 28/7/17 @bluesandsoul.com Toots & the Maytals: Barbican Centre, London 28/7/17 @bluesandsoul.com Toots & the Maytals: Barbican Centre, London 28/7/17 @bluesandsoul.com Toots & the Maytals: Barbican Centre, London 28/7/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Toots & the Maytals: Barbican Centre, London 28/7/17

Bob Marley & The Wailers may have hit the heights of commercial success, but Toots Hibbert and co were never far behind, and they continue to be relevant to this day...

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