Black Star Sound is a roots reggae sound, based in Amsterdam (Holland). Selector Den-Den loves vinyl and has a huge 7"-single collection. Black Star Sound also has a nice dubplate selection box! On stage Den-Den is often assisted by MC's and talented singers. Besides Jamaican riddims Black Star Sound also plays their own productions
Leah is a young female reggae artist from Amsterdam (Holland)! She started to write, compose and record her own songs in 2010 and she is already perfoming on different stages, in both Holland and abroad.
'Riddim master' and Black Star producer Asher-E! Eelco Kastermans (Asher-E) is an allround reggae musician, sound engineer and producer. For many years he is the producer for Black Star Foundation and he plays the melodica very well!
Some people are born with music in their genes, a heritage which will guide their future life no matter what. Raphael is like that, a young singer with lots of talent.
Joggo introduced himself to the reggae audience in 2008 after the release off the mixtape Beware. The song Beware (Kingdom riddim) had a huge international impact and peaked at the #2 position in the official German reggae charts for weeks.
Exile Di Brave is a young Jamaican reggae artist, born in Portmore (near Kingston). In 1999 he started to rap as the hip hop genre took a big step in Jamaican culture. Nowadays he is touring Europe, in 2015 he performed at Reggae Geel (Belgium) and Rototom Sunsplash (Spain).
Black Prophet is a very talented singer from Ghana. His reggae background combined with African elements gives a very unique sound. He came to Europe for the first time in 2003 on invitation by Black Star Foundation. He stayed in Europe for many years, working with his own band Thunder Strike. Now he is back with a brand new album!
Mr. Aya is a sing jay from the North of France. In 2011 Mr. Aya released his first album and in 2013 be won the Benelux Reggae Contest for MCs and singers!
Vivian Jones is a sophisticated singer with a warm and soulful voice. The very talented Jamaican singer lives in London and he has been charting big in the English charts for more than two decades now.
Being the son of one of Jamaica's most respected musicians, it seemed natural that Jahbar I would follow his father's path. Just 21, the young artiste has already recorded a number of songs for Jamaican and European producers, impressing all with his unique delivery.
The founder of Rebel Jam is Robby Pinas, bass player in Jampara's Batalion band. This band consists of 8 members and is bringing pure roots rock reggae music.
Delidel Touch is a roots reggae band, seasoned with Cape Verdian ingredients (like Morna, Coladera, Tabanca and Funana). The band was founded 25 years ago in Rotterdam by best friends Manecas, Arlindo and Jorge. Recently Jorge brought the band back together and the release of their debut album is planned for 2019.
Jampara plays in a typical African Roots Reggae style, he calls it 'Fire in the Wire'! The combination of reggae and Burundi-drums is unique.
The Frontliners Reggaeband is originally from Leiden, The Hague and surroundings. For the Frontliners 'Love' and 'Unity', 'Peace' and 'Justice' are the key words, which they want to convey as a message in the roots reggae music they play. Most band members have already made their mark in reggae music in well-known Dutch reggae bands such as Goldy Locks, Dreadless, Poor Man Friend, and The Hague Reggae All Stars.
A new sensation from Kingston, Jamaica! Her official name is Kerrie-Ann Lopez, but people mostly know her as Hot K! Recently 'discovered' by Michelle (Black Star Foundation), so watch this upcoming artist and remember that name, Hot K!
Super Natural Selection is a roots reggae band from Arnhem (The Netherlands). The regular bandmembers have been making music together since 2002 and only play their own songs, with lyrics in English and Sranang Tongo.
Steel and Stone is a Roots-Reggae band from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The band was formed in 2016 by the lead singer Brantley MacDonald. The creation of Steel and Stone happened in co-operation with Mass Production Studio.
You might know Jah Thunder as the the opening acts for Capleton for the past seven years, though he has been a dedicated entertainer for many years before that. He grew up in very close proximity to his cousin, dancehall phenomenon Capleton, which gave him an extra edge creatively. Jah Thunder performed in major venues all over the United States, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean.