YANISS ODUA - AB 12/2014
"That's correct, yes."
ROOTZ UNDERGROUND - VK 11/2014
"No, in fact on the last tour we did in Europe, a joint venture with Danakil from France, VK was the last stop on our itinerary."
HEARTWASH - RADIO CENTRAAL 10/2014
"Of course there's some truth to that, but of course no man is an island."
BLACK STEEL - VK 04/2013
"I'm in the music business for just over thirty years."
THE SKINTS - VILLA PACE 09/2014
"Well, basically we're all from East-London, from the Burroughs of Redbridge and Waltham Forest."
MUTABARUKA - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2014
"To me Marcus Garvey is where reggae music got its inspiration."
KABAKA PYRAMID - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2014
"Hip-hop was just something I was exposed to from a very early age and the lyricism that goes with it attracted me from the get-go."
TRINITY - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2014
"Well as so many youths growing up in the ghetto, I was a bit of a wayward boy as a kid."
JESSE ROYAL - REGGAE GEEL 08/2014
"Well, I don't know if I would really go as far as calling what we did impersonating! (laughs) Thing was, Ziggy's son Daniel and me used to go to the same prep school; we were like brothers from another mother."
NO-MADDZ - REGGAE GEEL 08/2014
"With No-Maddz we don't really concentrate on labels people want to give us or boxes they want to put us in, so whatever you want to name what you are discovering in our music is just fine with us."
MATIC HORNS - REGGAE GEEL 08/2014
"Well, when I first started out playing as a professional musician, back when I was still a member of Matumbi, I still used to play the saxophone as well."
PANACHE CULTURE (MOHAMED HAMRA) - REGGAE GEEL 08/2014
"(laughs) Well, this year we're celebrating our 25th anniversary so that definitely comes with some history."
RAGING FYAH (KUMAR BENT) - REGGAE GEEL 08/2014
"Raging Fyah has been around since 2002."
DWIGHT PINKNEY - REGGAE GEEL 08/2014
"The idea behind The Sharks was really to offer a Jamaican answer to The Beatles."
FAYA DUB (ERIC 'RICO' GAULTIER) - IRIE VIBES 07/2014
"I started playing the sax at sixteen, but at that I'd already been listening to reggae and ska for quite some time."
DERAJAH - IRIE VIBES 07/2014
"I've been a part of the Inna De Yard family from the very beginning, even before it became a recording project, something that happened because of my close affiliation with Earl 'Chinna' Smith and Kiddus I."
GUILLAUME 'STEPPER' BRIARD - SMILE! ANTWERP REGGAE FESTIVAL 07/2014
"Before I started playing reggae and ska, I really took the time to get to know the history behind the music and Jamaican culture in general."
JUPITER & OKWESS INTERNATIONAL - WERELDFEEST LEUVEN 06/2014
"Before I went to Germany, I still spent a few years in Belgium attending a boarding school in Nivelles, but when my father discovered there was an excellent French school in West-Berlin, he arranged for my transfer."
BIXIGA 70 - ESPACE SENGHOR 05/2014
"Bixiga is an area close to downtown São Paulo, famous for always welcoming new waves of immigrants to the city."
BLACK FLOWER - ARENBERG 05/2014
"The thing is: musicians of my generation have had the luxury of growing up with an amazing array of musical genres at their disposal."