Interviews

JULIAN MARLEY - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2005

Julian Marley is the son of Bob and Lucy Pounder, whom he met while staying in London. Apart from his brother Damian, Julian is the most recent...


MIKEY GENERAL - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2005

To many, Mikey General is still only known as Luciano's blood brother and sidekick on stage; time to put this humble Rastaman in the spotlight...


BURNING SPEAR - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2005

Winston Rodney a.k.a. Burning Spear is a living legend in reggae music and hardly needs any introduction. Interviewing an iconic figure like Rodney...


LUTAN FYAH - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2005

In Jamaica for every artist that has made the top about 100 others are lurking in the shadow, trying to steal his place and in that situation...


TANYA STEPHENS - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2005

Tanya Stephens' 'Gangsta Blues' album catapulted her straight to the number one spot of most popular female dancehall artist, but her...


TOOTS & THE MAYTALS (TOOTS HIBBERT) - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2005

Crowning a career spanning over 30 years, in 2005 Toots Hibbert was awarded a Grammy for his latest album 'True Love'. We found the...


GENTLEMAN - REGGAE GEEL 08/2005

Gentleman: "You know, we can really make a difference with our lyrics! It's very important to keep the message clean, so children can also...


MARCIA GRIFFITHS - REGGAE GEEL 08/2005

Marcia, thank you for taking the time to do this. First, I want to take you back to last February, the big memorial celebrations for Bob...


DENNIS ALCAPONE - ONE LOVE ONE STYLE 07/2005

Dennis, when you started out there was a trinity of deejays in Jamaica: you had U Roy, there was Big Youth and there was Dennis Alcapone. Was there...


PRINCE MALACHI - ONE LOVE ONE STYLE 07/2005

Malachi, could you tell us how you got involved in music, because I read somewhere that you didn't even start out as a singer?Prince Malachi:...


DREADZONE - ONE LOVE ONE STYLE 07/2005

Dreadzone is back! Ten years ago Dreadzone's second album 'Second Light' catapulted the band straight to the top of the British charts....


BLACK UHURU (DUCKIE SIMPSON) - RIVIERENHOF 07/2005

If Michael Rose is the voice of Black Uhuru, then Duckie Simpson is definitely the brains of the operation. In the whole succession of different...


BLACK UHURU (MICHAEL ROSE) - RIVIERENHOF 07/2005

Saying Black Uhuru is saying Michael Rose. Even though he wasn't really there from the very beginning, his unique voice has become synonymous...


FRANKIE PAUL - RIVIERENHOF 07/2005

Frankie, I have to start of with that old cliché question. They call you 'The Jamaican Stevie Wonder'. Are you tired of hearing...


LLOYD PARKS - RIVIERENHOF 07/2005

Lloyd, you're renowned as a bass player, but you got really famous when you started touring as the bandleader of the We The People Band with...


NAMBO ROBINSON - COULEUR CAFE 07/2005

If you haven't heard the name ‘Nambo' Robinson yet, just pick up any reggae album at random and there's a big chance his name...


THIRD WORLD (BUNNY RUGS) - COULEUR CAFE 07/2005

If the name Bunny Rugs doesn't immediately ring a bell, Third World definitely should. Bunny Rugs is the superb voice of this legendary band...


JAH SHAKA - COULEUR CAFE 07/2005

Jah Shaka! For lovers of roots and UK dub steppers this is not just a name but a battle cry. After three decades his reputation as a deejay icon...


BARRINGTON LEVY - FESTIVAL MUNDIAL 06/2005

Barrington, big up! A bit sad about that ending here tonight, but that's just Holland, they watch their clocks and cut you off. I hope you...


BUSH CHEMISTS - VK 05/2005

Bush Chemists consists of a whole lot of people. Could you guys introduce yourselves and say what you do in the band?Dougie Wardrop: "I'm...