Interviews

GRASJAS - RADIO CENTRAAL 02/2007

Hans, Grasjas' debut album 'Doe Dat Dan' ("just do it", red.) has finally been released. On the album you play the trombone,...


RASITES - CC DE WERFT 02/2007

Blessings Rasites. Maybe we can start off the interview with everybody introducing themselves?Jahmel: "Greetings I am Jahmel aka. Talis and...


ADRIAN SHERWOOD - VK 02/2007

Saying Adrian Sherwood is saying On-U Sound in the same breath. If I read your biography correctly though, you worked for a couple of smaller...


DAVID MADDEN - PETROL 02/2007

David Madden, trumpeter from Alpha Boys School, is a name that's known worldwide among reggae fanatics.David Madden: "(surprised) Is it?...


GLEN DA COSTA - PETROL 02/2007

Glen, you hardly need any introduction, the name Glen Da Costa is a legendary one in reggae music. The logical question to start off with might be...


U ROY - PETROL 02/2007

Daddy U Roy, one of the other names you're known by is 'The Originator', but on your latest record, 'Old School/New Rules', in...


ANTHONY B - PETROL 12/2006

Anthony, you started your show here tonight with a song of Peter Tosh ('Equal Rights', red.), one of your great examples in music. What...


CARLTON LIVINGSTON - PETROL 11/2006

Carlton, how did you hook up with the guys from Civalizee (Civalizee Foundation, well-known soundsystem posse from Antwerp, red.)?Carlton...


SISTER NANCY - JH SOJO 11/2006

Sister Nancy, you're always referred to as being the first female deejay in Jamaica...Sister Nancy: "That's correct. I was the first...


THE CONGOS (ASHANTI ROY) - PETROL 10/2006

Blessings Roy. We must be blessed here in Belgium to have you back already so soon after the Reggae Geel festival this summer.Ashanti Roy:...


QUEEN IFRICA - PETROL 10/2006

Queen Ifrica, your debut album, 'Fyah Muma', has finally been released. Tell us a little bit about the album.Queen Ifrica: "Well, as...


TONY REBEL - PETROL 10/2006

Tony, as an artist you use the name 'Tony Rebel'. What does the ‘Rebel' part of that name stand for, what does it represent?Tony...


MACACO (DANI EL MONO LOCO) - FIESTA MUNDIAL 09/2006

Dani, your nickname is 'el mono loco', the crazy monkey and your band is called Macaco (macaque, red.). Where did that whole fascination...


ASWAD (DRUMMY ZEB & TONY GAD) - HOVE LIVE 09/2006

Thirty years in the business! If I just tell you that, what goes through your head?Drummy Zeb: "(laughs) It makes me feel very old! But inside...


LEROY BROWN - CAFÉ FLAMINGO 08/2006

Leroy, if we go all the way back to your beginnings in the music business, the name Alton Ellis pops up.Leroy Brown: "Yeah, Alton Ellis...


RYAN - CAFÉ FLAMINGO 08/2006

Ryan, you were just explaining how you are very versatile in the field of music.Ryan: "(laughs) Yeah man. My whole existence is music. I was...


DON CARLOS - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2006

Don, it's a true honour and enjoyment to see you here again after such a long time.Don Carlos: "Yeah man, it's a joy to be here for...


FREDDIE MCGREGOR - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2006

Freddie, or should I call you Mr. McGregor, because I know you're an O.D (Order of Distinction, red.) so, I don't want to be too...


LADY G - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2006

Lady G, welcome, nice to have some female presence at the Reggae Sundance festival again.Lady G: "(laughs) That's what I'm saying. You...


TAFFARI - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2006

Blessings Taffari. Welcome here in Holland. I'm a Belgian journalist and if I'm informed correctly there's slight connection between...