Interviews

LITTLE ROY - LE COLISEUM 02/2006

Little Roy, why is it we see and hear so little of you?Little Roy: "It seems like a conspiracy in the music business. I've written so many...


MIKE BROOKS - LE COLISEUM 02/2006

Mike, Trojan records just released a double album ('Living My Culture', red.) with some of your older material mixed with some newer tracks...


IJAHMAN - CC DE WERFT 02/2006

Ijahman, welcome to Belgium. You're performing at the Bob Marley Birthday Bash here in Geel tonight. I know you did an album called...


MIGHTY DIAMONDS - CC DE WERFT 02/2006

The Mighty Diamonds are part of that great tradition of vocal trios in Jamaica. At one point during the seventies the island was swarming with...


SALIF KEITA - CC DE WARANDE 11/2005

Salif, dance is very important in African culture. How do you feel about performing in front of a seated audience like here tonight?Salif Keita:...


EEK-A-MOUSE - CC DE WARANDE 11/2005

Eek, you've got one of the most peculiar names in reggae and I read somewhere that it has something to do with a horse. What's the exact...


ALTON ELLIS - HOVE LIVE 09/2005

In the evolution from ska to reggae there was an all too brief period where the island of Jamaica was ruled by a type of music called rocksteady....


U BROWN - HOVE LIVE 09/2005

U Brown is a pupil from the school of U Roy, who maybe never got the attention he deserved. He virtually disappeared from the scene during the...


EARL SIXTEEN - FEEST IN HET PARK 08/2005

Sixteen, welcome in Belgium. Tonight you are here at Feest In Het Park in Oudenaarde together with Zion Train, but I want to talk to you about...


EARL 'BAGGA' WALKER - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2005

Every reggae lover knows Studio 1, but who can actually name the musicians that played there and were responsible for creating some of the greatest...


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:...