Reggae Lover

Dedicated to Reggae Lovers - Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover is a weekly podcast that pulls back the curtain on the issues, insights, back-stories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena. Discussions center around the culture, economics and all things relatable to reggae lovers. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reggae-lover/donations

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episode 179: Financial Empowerment


Listen to Reggae Lover episode 179, Financial Empowerment, on-demand. 
Kahlil Wonda and AGARD offer commentary and suggestions on gaining financial success in a competitive reggae industry.  This episode features the soundclash update, buzzworthy and tastemaker segments.  The Tastemaker: Mýa ft. Ding Dong - Handsfree Reggae Lover Merch.Follow Reggae Lover on Instagram.Follow and ‘Like’ Reggae Lover on Facebook.Support Reggae Lover on Patreon.Public Podcast Page...


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episode 178: Reggae is for the Children


Research shows that children who listen to reggae and classical music are more likely to become open-minded. We examine these findings.
Buzzworthy:

  • Bounty Killer gives a talk on avoiding domestic violence.
  • Koffee continues to garner media attention plus other industry trends. 

Tastemaker:Skip Marley ft. H.E.R - Slow Down music video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4jZKM5Y6-0
Soundclash Update:
  • NJ Cup Clash with Soul Supreme defeating King Shine...


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episode 177: International Reggae and World Music Awards


All the Grammy nominees in the best reggae album category are winners. That one category is not enough to represent Caribbean music.
Enter IRAWMA. The International Reggae and World Music Awards is a platform for us to honor our own. This award show hasn't gotten the attention that it deserves and this needs to change.
We talked through some of the categories on the IRAWMA 2019 list and give our predictions. Visit the IRAWMA site for the chance to review and vote on each category...


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Koffee Wins Grammy for Best Reggae Album - Bonus


Kahlil Wonda and AGARD react to Koffee winning Best Reggae Album for her EP, "Rapture," at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020, in Los Angeles, California.
Koffee is the youngest solo act and only female ever to win a Grammy for Best Reggae Album.

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episode 176: Red Carpet Shelley


This episode of the Reggae Lover Podcasts features an interview with Caribbean media personality and entertainment blogger, Red Carpet Shelley.
Shelley gives us her first-hand recap of the recent Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise, answers a round of rapid-fire questions, shares her reggae lover journey and lets us know what she's excited in 2020. 

Buzzworthy:

  • Michelle Obama Lists Koffee’s “Toast” On Workout Playlist...


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episode 175: Large Up DJ Gravy


REGGAE LOVER GUEST DJ GRAVY IS A MUSICIAN, SELECTOR, PUBLISHER AND AN OG NEW YORKER WHO REPRESENTS THE DIVERSITY OF WHERE HE’S FROM. 
This interview with DJ Gravy centers around how he has expressed his love for reggae and influenced the culture since the early 2000s.


BUZZWORTHY

  • Vybz Kartel's "To Tanesha" album.
  • Shaggy declined to be on Rihanna's reggae album...


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episode 174: Gaining Access


"Gaining Access" with guest Odessa Chambers, a publicist and television producer based in Kingston. She is the creator of O-Access Jamaica and host of the podcast "Reasonings with Odessa." Episode 174 (Season 5, Ep. 2)


Buzzworthy:

  • Koffee to perform SuperBowl Weekend
  • Buju Banton on Bad Boys Forever soundtrack

Tastemaker:
  • Kahlil Wonda: Mortimer's EP 'Fight the Fight,' and Single, "Lightning." - http://www.youtube...


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 2020-01-13  51m
 
 

episode 173: Best of 2019 Reggae


Happy New Year! We're back with a Reggae Lover recap of 2019. Also predictions for 2020 like "Most likely to Fade," and "Most Likely to Blow Up," plus Grammy predictions...


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 2020-01-06  45m
 
 

episode 172: Season Finale


This season finale opens a few cans of worms.  Questions come up like:

  • Is the stereotype that Jamaicans don't like soca dead?
  • Does the Red Bull Culture Clash clash with soundclash culture?
  • Has Afrobeat replaced Dancehall for real?
  • Do young people everywhere know who Bad Bunny and Afro B are? Do they know Chronic Law and Squash?
  • We will be back in 2020 with amazing new content and this year was a blast...


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 2019-11-25  47m
 
 

episode 171: DJ RunDat: Best-Selling "How to start a DJ Business" Author


Boss Mama Michelle Miller aka DJ RunDat, guests on Reggae Lover. DJ RunDat is known for her gift to inspire others to fulfill their dreams while fulfilling her own. In 2019, she became the best selling author of, “How to start a DJ business,” launched her first digital course, an online show, and a mentorship business.
Topics discussed included:

  • Her roots in Humbolt County, CA., home of the Reggae on the River festival...


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 2019-11-18  44m