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Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover pulls back the curtain on the issues, backstories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena with an emphasis on sound system culture. The reggae lover podcast features quality discussions relatable to reggae lovers from dubplates to current reggae to studio one lover's rock. Find Reggae Lover on Social Media (Instagram: @ReggaeLoverPodcast and Twitter: @ReggaeLoverPod). SUBSCRIBE or leave a voice message on the REGGAE LOVER WEBSITE, and follow the ‘Reggae Lover Podcast’ Page on Facebook.

Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover pulls back the curtain on the issues, backstories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena with an emphasis on sound system culture. The reggae lover podcast features quality discussions relatable to reggae lovers from dubplates to current reggae to studio one lover's rock. Find Reggae Lover on Social Media (Instagram: @ReggaeLoverPodcast and Twitter: @ReggaeLoverPod). SUBSCRIBE or leave a voice message on the REGGAE LOVER WEBSITE, and follow the ‘Reggae Lover Podcast’ Page on Facebook.

Location:

Loganville, GA

Description:

Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover pulls back the curtain on the issues, backstories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena with an emphasis on sound system culture. The reggae lover podcast features quality discussions relatable to reggae lovers from dubplates to current reggae to studio one lover's rock. Find Reggae Lover on Social Media (Instagram: @ReggaeLoverPodcast and Twitter: @ReggaeLoverPod). SUBSCRIBE or leave a voice message on the REGGAE LOVER WEBSITE, and follow the ‘Reggae Lover Podcast’ Page on Facebook.

Language:

English

Contact:

4045520492


Episodes

Expert Analysis - Who Really Wins in the Clash At Sea?

10/24/2022
Anticipation builds for the Welcome to Jamrock Sound Clash at Sea featuring World Clash champions Code Red versus Warrior Sound, Notorius with Little Shabba and Badgyal Marie, and Dynamq, a.k.a the "River Nile Crocodile." Who will win? We dissect recent and upcoming sound clash events, including: Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:36:21

Innocent Defeats Addies In A New World Order Clash

9/27/2022
We bring an analysis of the New World Order sound clash, which put Innocent Sound up against King Addies in Atlanta on September 17, 2022. Mello Promotions/Fam1st Entertainment and The Fresh Station promoted the contest, and Dynamq held down hosting duties. In this episode: Recent clash record of both sounds.Recapping rounds 1 through 4 and tune fi tune.Where King Pin went wrong.What's next for each sound? "When it gets to the 3rd and 4th rounds, you better have something special to...

Duration:00:33:31

Remarkable Murder of 5 Sound Guy by Diamond Sunshine

9/5/2022
Breaking down the 123 Badda Dan Sound Clash held on August 13, 2022, in South Florida. Welcome to Season 10 of Reggae Lover! Last year's winner, Prodigy Movements (FL), competed against Super Tremor (Queens, NY), Redi Roc (Connecticut / FL), King Trendsetta (FL), Shockwave Sound (Brooklyn, New York), and King AP (Atlanta) in the 123 Badda Dan USA 🇺🇸 Sound Clash 2022. The winner of the Clash was Super Tremor with solo female selector, Diamond Sunshine at the controls. She exploited the...

Duration:00:43:46

Top 5 Big Reggae Songs of the Year 2022

7/24/2022
We present the Top 5 Big Reggae Songs of the Year 2022 so far. This is the Season 9 finale of the Reggae Lover. Also, check out Kahlil Wonda and AGARD on Pandora New Reggae Radio's "Best Reggae+Dancehall '22" program, a special mid-year feature to commemorate International Reggae Day. Here’s a direct link to the program: https://pandora.app.link/JMK5vPHojrb. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries:...

Duration:00:27:09

The Truth About Mental Health in the Reggae World

7/4/2022
This is a light touch on a heavy topic. More conversations like these need to be had. Resources: Heal and Grow Journey Podcast. Reggae Lover Episode 185 - Music Therapy featuring Jay Blessed. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:45

Downbeat Falls to LP In A Monumental Sound Clash

6/5/2022
We discuss how Downbeat and Firgo Digital Fell to LP In the "No Long Talking" Sound Clash. AGARD and Kahlil Wonda breakdown many aspects of this clash including: Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:46

What Happened At World Clash The End: Full Review

5/14/2022
Hosts Kahlil Wonda and AGARD review and discuss the results of World Clash featuring Code Red, Dynamq, Mystic, Stereo 5, Observer, Empire, Warrior, Klymaxx, and Rodem Cyclone, plus other recent sound clashes in New York and Atlanta. Topics Covered: Resources: Irish and ChinWorld Clash The End (audio)Prestige Cup - Blunt Posse vs. King AnimosityKing of the Ring - King AP vs. King Eternity Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising...

Duration:01:36:22

Poor Album Sales Revisited and Reactions to Best Comments

4/24/2022
Processing the dismal first-week sales performance of recent albums from Koffee, Shensea, Spice, Skillibeng, Vybz Kartel, and Alkaline. Reading the "mailbag" and reacting to comments from listeners live. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:53

On The New Koffee, Shensea, and Bling Dawg Albums

4/7/2022
Reviews of Koffee - "Gifted," Shensea - "Alpha," and Bling Dawg - "ELEV8." Three full-length debut albums out of Jamaica for 2022. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:49

Ways for Reggae Artists to Make Money Now

3/21/2022
Traditional and Creative Ways for Reggae Artists to Make Money Now. In a conversation inspired by Sister Nancy finally earning royalties from her 1982 hit single 'Bam Bam,' we discuss what's going on in the business in 2022. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:46:52

Best Big Reggae Dancehall Riddims in the 2000s

3/6/2022
Conversation running down the Biggest and Best Reggae Dancehall Riddims of the 2000s. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:04

Really Special Tribute To The Legend Robbie Shakespeare

2/13/2022
Tribute To Robbie Shakespeare, the iconic Jamaican bass guitarist and record producer. We would be remiss to not honor such an instrumental member of the reggae fraternity. Robbie was affectionately known as half of the dynamic reggae rhythm section and production duo, Sly and Robbie. He and Sly Dunbar worked together on hundreds of thousands of recordings. Bassist for Grace Jones, Mick Jagger, and countless reggae legends, Robbie won 2 Grammy Awards among numerous industry accolades over...

Duration:00:39:57

Complete Review of Massive Debut Album from Masicka, '438'

1/30/2022
Our Masicka '438' Album Review kicks off Reggae Lover season 9. Adjectives that describe '438:' emotional, introspective, dark, cohesive, impressive. This body of work provides an excellent introduction to the artist. Songs depict life inclusive of its positivity, inspiration, sexuality, and inevitable toxicity. Masicka excels at painting imagery with his lyrics. Featured artists include Popcaan, Dexta Daps, and Stefflon Don. Wordplay is on the level of Kabaka Pyramid, Busy Signal, or...

Duration:00:34:42

Best of 2021 Reggae

12/11/2021
2021 results are in! What things do we want to see happening in the upcoming year? Can this really be the end of another Reggae Lover season? Kahlil and AGARD bring you a wrap-up of 2021 highlights and superlatives from the reggae world. Looking ahead, they list anticipated events and releases before getting a bit political. Don't forget to subscribe to the Reggae Lover Podcast Youtube channel, support our merch shop, and share the links with your people. Give thanks! Support this...

Duration:00:37:20

Top 5 Dancehall Riddims of All Time

11/25/2021
Best dancehall riddims of all time. For the first time ever both co-hosts present one unified Top 5 list. Fantastic discussion about a very debatable topic. Thank you for your patience in waiting for this delayed-release as the Reggae Lover team has juggled multiple projects this fall. The next episode will bring season 8 to a close. Big up to all reggae lovers worldwide. We dedicate this podcast to you. Support this podcast at —...

Duration:00:39:06

Best of New Summer and Fall 2021 Dancehall Reggae

10/25/2021
Post-Covid Highlights, Verzuz, Clash updates, New music, and shout-outs. Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover (@ReggaeLoverPodcast) 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. Find Kahlil Wonda and...

Duration:00:37:46

Top 5 Most Underrated Reggae Dancehall Artists

10/10/2021
Jamaican State of Mind host, Nick, joins the team to discuss their opinions on the most underrated artists in Reggae and Dancehall. Mentioned in this episode: Agent Sasco (formerly Assassin), Tanya Stephens, Masicka, Cham (formerly Baby Cham), Frisko Kid, Agent Sasco (Assassin), Louie Culture, Sugar Minott, Roundhead, Mr. Lexx (formerly Lexxus), Merciless, Junior Cat, Bushman, Tony Curtis, Demarco. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/exclusive-content Advertising...

Duration:01:10:23

Why Pacific Reggae Is Massive and Is Here To Stay

9/27/2021
We all know by now that Pacific Reggae is a thing, but after his first trip to Hawaii, Kahlil Wonda gained a whole new perspective. Cloaked in reggae's nirvana, Pacific Reggae is an INCREDIBLE musical treat. The genre has grown tremendously in the last few years and shows NO signs of slowing down! Post a trip to Maui in Hawaii, Kahlil realized the island’s profound love for the genre of music - it was everywhere, right from their local radio to restaurants, and popular venues! In fact, the...

Duration:00:38:46

Top Five Juggling Selectors of All Time

9/11/2021
The hardest part for any real Reggae Lover is choosing WHO deserves to be in the TOP FIVE. Hear Kahlil and AGARD’s list of the top five juggling selectors of all time and discover their secrets to success. But before they present their list, what do you think it should be? Should technical skill matter the most or the showmanship? How much influence should one have in the selector’s community? Did they forget your favorite juggler? Here’s their combined list you’ve been waiting for...

Duration:00:31:04

Staying Power in Reggae and Dancehall

8/29/2021
The pandemic has affected both reggae and dancehall artists in more ways than one - we either have people shelving their releases or see artists putting out as much as possible to see if they can make a hit. That is why, in this episode, we decided to talk to Diego Herrera, Music Curator and Programmer, about Staying Power in Reggae and Dancehall and the changes we’re observing in the same today. For as long as he can remember, Diego has loved music. His interest in different musical...

Duration:01:23:03