Blogs and News

  • First Sundays: Roots Reggae
    Sep 14 2008 - 10:06am

    On Sunday the 5th October, Virginia Reggae will be hosting: First Sundays: Strictly Roots Reggae: In the dancehall. These dancehall sessions will feature Roots Reggae Sound systems from near and far. The first of these events will be held, October 5th 2008. We invite you to come out once each month to support these one of a kind Roots Reggae Sound Systems.

  • Virginia Reggae Runners/ Walkers!
    Sep 14 2008 - 9:40am

    The summer season is almost over. Soon the temperature will be another reason why some of us will stay away from exercising, especially on the outside; Virginia Reggae would like to take this time to encourage you to stay physical. We agree that, “it is much easier said than done” which is why we have decided to offer you some of our time.

  • Roots Reggae Queen
    Sep 14 2008 - 9:09am

    Listening to radio or depending on sound systems seem to always fail to keep you up to date with good music. You probably have already missed out on an exceptional reggae artist, hailing from St. Croix, U.S.V.I. Her name is Dezarie.

  • Inna Di Newz: United Souls, VRA, Bukwi, Pink & Blue Affair
    Sep 14 2008 - 8:02am

    United Souls has released a DVD called “Rise Up”. Apparently it was recorded by Slam (Media award winners at the 1st Virginia Reggae Awards, earlier this year). Now all we have to do is get a copy so that we can load up a clip for you to preview!!! Big tings a gwaan

  • How is your Reggae scene?
    Sep 14 2008 - 7:51am

    Like most of you, we have friends spread out all across America. Just like us, they too listen to lots of Reggae music. We all listen to other music, but Reggae is our thing. Well we got a call from one of our long distance friends last Sunday while preparing for Home Grown 2. The call was to show us love and support. A normal call from friends, except that this time, we had accepted a small challenge!

  • Did the medikation do it for your meditashun?
    Sep 1 2008 - 1:51pm

  • 121 Years ah Marcus Garvey
    Aug 17 2008 - 11:34am

    Reggae music gave many an introduction to brother Marcus Garvey. The colors of red, black and green collectively bringing about meaning, The Black Starline Shipping Company, Repatriation to Africa, Love of self etc etc etc. Marcus Garvey left us many idea's to navigate our situation.

  • 100 years ah Rasta!
    Aug 3 2008 - 7:51pm

    Rastafarian's will celebrate one hundred (100) years since the coronation of Ras Tafari on 2 November 2030. The year 2030 does sound a bit far but mathematically it is easy to see that it is only a mere twenty two (22) years away. H.I.M Haile Selassie was crowned on the 02nd November 1930.

  • Top Five(5)
    Jul 21 2008 - 1:51pm

    Can you narrow your favorites down to fve names? Well, we at took up the challenge and here is what we fought over and came up with.

  • HG2: Home Grown 2 (Medikation for your Meditation)
    Jul 21 2008 - 12:57pm

    In 2007 Home Grown featured bands and singers. This year HG 2 aka Medikation for your Meditation features the people behind the turntables, the D.J.'s. HG2 features DJ's who are unique in their own way, but masters at their craft.