Reggae Lover

Reggae Lover

Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover pulls back the curtain on the issues, back-stories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena. This reggae podcast features discussions on the culture, economics and all things relatable to reggae lovers. Highlanda Sound produces this Caribbean podcast with new episodes every Monday. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands... Show More

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August 3, 2020 57 min
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Popular reggae artists have pushed the sonic envelope recently. The reception by reggae lovers has varied. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  There are different perspectives on why this is, and if its the right direction for the music ( https:/...
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July 26, 2020 89 min
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Major Lazer’s *Jillionaire* sits down with Reggae Lover’s AGARD and Kahlil Wonda. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Christopher Leacock aka *Jillionaire* is a Trinidad-born DJ/Producer, entrepreneur, IT guru, and restauranteur. He shares insights and drops gems while taking us through his amazing career...
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July 19, 2020 71 min
-------------------------------------------------- Our special guest is Walshy Fire from Major Lazer. -------------------------------------------------- We enjoyed reasoning with someone that AGARD and I have known for decades. Before the podcasts, and before all the fame. If you're not familiar with Walshy Fire I don't know what rock you've been under. He has been everywhere in the world to deejay. Walshy Fire talked...
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July 12, 2020 64 min
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *This is our 200th official episode of Reggae Lover. We talked about “Upside Down 2020,” the long-anticipated album from Buju Banton.* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There’s such a thing as an in...
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July 8, 2020 43 sec
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Essentially a trailer to Introduce our podcast to new listeners, this is a super-short episode. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dedicated to reggae lovers everywhere, the Reggae Lover music podcast features discussions on the culture, economics and all things relatable to r...
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July 5, 2020 89 min
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We are back with a new season after taking an eventful summer break. Our first episode, Caribbean Black Lives Matter, features Nick ( https://howmisound.com/ ) , the host of the Jamaican State of Mind podcast. ---------------...
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June 29, 2020 71 min
Our special guest was Shawn from the Reggae Talk podcast and Reggae Music Forever blog. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Certainly, we discussed the state of dancehall/reggae culture with Reggae Music Forever including topics: * Firstly, Dancehall supporters versus die-hard fans of roots reggae. * Secondly, The overlooked conscious dancehall ( https://reggaelover.com/new-musi...
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June 21, 2020 65 min
WALSHY FIRE STATED THAT “JAMAICAN ARTISTS ARE ON THE VERGE OF CREATING A NEW GENRE” IN A RECENT INTERVIEW. THIS CLAIM WARRANTED FURTHER EXPLORATION SO WE WENT IN ON THE NEW MUSIC OF JAMAICA. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Before analyzing today’s music we reviewed the many ...
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June 14, 2020 39 min
This was supposed to be a Dancehall 101 conversation and it ended up being a Dancehall vs Reggae debate. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- More than a debate, various explanations of the culture emerged. This was our second talk show format episode and topics mentioned here ended up being re-hashed throughout the rest of the season. Support this podcast at — h...
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This is by far the funniest Reggae Lover episode. We list some of the biggest reggae one-hit wonders. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Lila Ike was one of our best interviews from last year. Check out this replay and make sure to grab her new EP, The ExPerience ( https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ALeKk00ZkLjO4dOayDvEwue5Ca4SU5cgAg%3A1590985164970&ei=zIHUXrPcOqqc_Qad2bfQBQ&q=lila+ike+the+experience&oq=lila+ike+the+&gs_lcp=CgZwc3ktYWIQARgAMgQIIxAnMgIIADICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAUMPNF1iO0Bd...
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May 24, 2020 62 min
A complete break down of the epic Beenie Man vs. Bounty Killer IG Live event presented by @VerzuzTV. ( https://www.instagram.com/verzuztv/ ) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *Also, in this episode, our season finale:* * The drama between Swiss Beats, Tony Matterhorn, and Majah Hype. * Reflections on the life and legacy ...
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Full review of Lila Ike's debut EP, The Experience, plus AGARD and Kahlil Wonda each list their top 5 SingJays ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singjay ). --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *Buzzworthy* - Shaggy, Rayvon, and Spice appear on The Bachelor. *The Tastemaker* - Full review of Lila Ike's debut E...
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May 10, 2020 64 min
Talking about what's going on in the business as we all continue adjusting to being locked down. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ * Apple Music expands coverage to more countries, including Jamaica. * Soundcloud now offering digital music distribution. * Up and coming artists who lack music business knowledge. * Artists beefing and clashing during quarantine and w...
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May 3, 2020 31 min
AGARD goes solo talking about the Soundclash.com Quarantine Clash tournament, Dexta Daps' release from prison, Lila Ike's upcoming EP, and more. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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April 26, 2020 59 min
AGARD and Kahlil Wonda invite their wives to talk about their Reggae lover journeys. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ *Buzzworthy* * Buju performs on BET. https://youtu.be/y2G4PnJ9Sjk * Beenie and Bounty IG Live performance. https://youtu.be/vjD34TOODXw *Tastemaker* * David Powell - Life Hard. https://open.spotify.com/album/6lFMsLfs0fIBYg3e7roAf6 * Etzia ft. Sean Paul - Let My...
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April 19, 2020 60 min
Last week Protoje announced that his Indiggnation Collective (including Lila Ike and Sevana) has inked a multi-album deal with RCA Records. We discuss this historic singing and the recent trend of major label A&R's paying attention to Jamaican talent. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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April 12, 2020 60 min
This episode examines the dichotomy that is the incarcerated, gold-selling, chart-topping, and ever polarizing Vybz Kartel. His murder conviction was recently upheld by the Jamaican appeals court. Also, he won the Best Male Dancehall Artist category at the International Reggae and World Music Awards in Jamaica for the last two years in a row. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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April 6, 2020 43 min
This episode explores the current trend of celebrity producers and song-writers going live and competing in pseudo-soundclash fashion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Selectors are juggling live and clashing on social media channels like never before. The music industry must continue to thrive using the technology that's avai...
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March 29, 2020 53 min
A HILARIOUS CONVERSATION ABOUT THE WINNERS FROM THE 38TH ANNUAL IRAWMA AND THE ACCURACY OF OUR PREDICTIONS. WE ALSO HAVE LOTS OF UPDATES FROM THE REGGAE WORLD IN THIS 2ND QUARANTINE EPISODE. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *INTRO:* 0:43 – AGARD Quarantine mixes https://soun...
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