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Dedicated to Reggae Lovers everywhere. 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 biggest names in reggae. Discussions center around the culture, economics and all things relatable to reggae lovers.

Dedicated to Reggae Lovers everywhere. 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 biggest names in reggae. Discussions center around the culture, economics and all things relatable to reggae lovers.
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Loganville, GA

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Dedicated to Reggae Lovers everywhere. 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 biggest names in reggae. Discussions center around the culture, economics and all things relatable to reggae lovers.

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Episodes

162 - No Music No Vote

9/15/2019
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The "No Music No Vote" campaign is one of the Jamaican entertainment industry's responses to the Noise Abatement Act. The law, originally passed in 1997, recently became stricter. Now all events have to lock off by midnight on weeknights and 2 a.m. on the weekend. Topics Covered: Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:00:45:36

161 - Women in Reggae part 2

9/9/2019
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London Based DJ AYITO schools the Reggae Lover team on the Roots, Dub, and Steppas scene in the U.K. plus her journey as a rising female selector in a male-dominated industry. Among Topics Discussed in this Episode: Unit 137 Sound SystemLion Vibes Record Shop "No matter what I go through, no matter how bad my day... as soon as I play [Reggae] music it just takes away all of the pain. It doesn't only take the pain away, it just replaces it with pure joy and bliss. It's a spiritual thing...

Duration:00:49:48

160 - Style and Vibes

9/2/2019
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Mikelah Rose, creator of the "Style & Vibes" Caribbean-American lifestyle blog and podcast is the guest on this episode of Reggae Lover. Topics Covered in this Episode. Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:01:06:33

159 - Homegrown with G. Cole

8/25/2019
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G. Cole, a fellow reggae lover, podcaster/radio personality, and singer/songwriter is the special guest on this episode. We talk about: Homegrown with G Cole Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:00:57:25

158 - Music Therapy

8/19/2019
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Jay Blessed, an award-winning Caribbean blogger, dope writer, phenomenal podcaster, and prominent mental health advocate is the special guest on this episode. We list reggae artists who are creating music about self-awareness and showing maturity. It's unfortunate that this refreshing music often gets no attention. Jay lists her top 5 Reggae artists of all times and talks about her most memorable Reggae concert experience. Also, she describes the important role that reggae has played in...

Duration:00:47:18

157 - Nice Up Radio

8/12/2019
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Interview with DJ Cansaman, owner of Trinity Soundz and Nice Up Radio. Topics Covered in this Interview: Trinity SoundzNice Up RadioHow to Be a SelectorLooking back at 2010-2019 Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:01:03:07

156 - How To Be A Selector

8/4/2019
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Tips on how to be a good reggae dancehall sound system selector. Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:00:55:31

155 - Summer 2019 Report

7/28/2019
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On Reggae Lover Podcast episode 155 we discuss the state of the culture and news from the dancehall. TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE: Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:00:39:42

154 - Looking Back at 2009-2019 Reggae

7/22/2019
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ĀGARD and Kahlil Wonda argue their predictions about how the current period of reggae music will be viewed in the future. Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:00:56:54

153 - King AP Sound

7/14/2019
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THIS REGGAE LOVER EPISODE FEATURES A LEGENDARY ATL SOUND SYSTEM SELECTOR, FADDA JINX of KING AP SOUND. Follow King AP on Twitter and Instagram @KingAPSound @faddajinx. For bookings contact (678) 923-1981 or kingapmusic@gmail.com. This episode was sponsored by DOGS420 and featured analog style instrumental, Körsbär (Cherry) by Hans Majestät from Sweden featured on 2019 album Frukt, Vol. 1. The Reggae Lover theme music was produced by ĀGARD out of Brooklyn, NYC. Support this podcast at —...

Duration:00:51:02

152 - E.N Young - Roots Musician Records

7/8/2019
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I had the privilege of interviewing one of the most talented musicians from the United States, E.N Young, for Reggae Lover podcast episode 153 – dedicated to you, the #REGGAELOVER. The California reggae scene has been thriving for some time now and vocalist/producer, E.N Young, formerly of Tribal Seeds, has played a significant role in this success. This classically trained pianist who now plays several instruments including the Melodica fell in love with Jamaican music as a youth in San...

Duration:00:26:19

151 - Reggae Promotion Tips

6/30/2019
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This episode of the Reggae Lover podcast produced by Highlanda Sound features a discussion with top-rated reggae promoter and videographer David "Driveway Cam." Driveway shares best practices for networking, marketing, and building a community using social media. We talk about his passion for dancehall culture, the mission to showcase Atlanta talent, and much more. DURING THE INTERVIEW WE TOUCHED...

Duration:00:40:52

150 - Lila Ike (Where I'm Coming From)

6/24/2019
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Rising reggae star Lila Ike is our special guest for the 150th episode of Reggae Lover. Often highlighted on this platform for being part of the resurgence of conscious, organic music in Jamaica, it was a pleasure to discuss the state of the culture with Lila. The talented Manchester native shared her story with us in an amazing interview. During the interview we touched on: The Reggae Lover podcast has been selected by the panelists at FeedSpot as one of the Top 15 Reggae Podcasts on the...

Duration:00:40:29

149 - Why does Black America hate reggae?

6/17/2019
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Nick from the Jamaican State of Mind podcast joins the Reggae Lover crew once again to discuss the topic: Why does Black America hate reggae? We analyze different aspects of culture, education, travel, and politics in an attempt to come up with answers. White America had somewhat embraced reggae music by the time Bob Marley's "Legend" album dropped. Black America as a whole never really joined the movement. We also discuss the reasons why we care about this in the first place. It is a...

Duration:01:03:20

148 - Best Summer Songs 2019

6/10/2019
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Kahlil Wonda and AGARD list their top Reggae and Afro-Caribbean selections for summer 2019. AGARD recaps Walshy Fire's exclusive New York City album release party. The new album, Abeng, is available now on all digital platforms. We also listed our selections of new music that will be hot for summer 2019. Albums: Shaggy - Wah Gwaan?!Marcia Griffiths - TImelessSingles: Call Me - Walshy Fire ft. Mr. Easi and KraniumNot Another Word - Protoje ft. Lil Ike and Agent SascoCountry For Sale -...

Duration:00:28:59

147 - Reggae Music Forever

6/3/2019
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Our special guest was Shawn from the Reggae Talk podcast and ReggaeMusicForever blog. We discussed the state of dancehall/reggae culture including topics: Resources: Reggae Music Forever blog Reggae Talk Podcast Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:01:11:39

146 - Spirituality in Reggae

5/27/2019
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Reggae music is the highest form of spiritual music. Beginning with the 1970s Roots Reggae era, the lyrics, the drums, and the bass provided the perfect vessel for communicating and spreading messages. With the help of Bob Marley and the Wailers, these reggae messages spread across the globe. Exploration of this global phenomenon leads to certain truths. We discuss some history, events, and examples and give personal accounts of our experiences with spirituality, reggae, and...

Duration:00:40:47

145 - When Is It Time to Retire from Music?

5/20/2019
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On today's Reggae Lover episode, the questions are: When is it time for an artist to retire? Is there a specific time to call it quits, and how does that look? Or should we ask: How does that sound? In the reggae industry, it seems like musicians keep on performing until the very end of life. Artists from other genres approach retirement in different ways. We explore the possibilities and give suggestions. Of course, we include specific reggae and dancehall artists in the discussion. Please...

Duration:00:43:27

144 - More Unity, More Fire

5/13/2019
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WE TALKED WITH DJ CROSSFIRE OF UNITY SOUND, AN INFLUENCER WHO HAS BEEN MAKING THINGS HAPPEN FOR THE PAST FEW DECADES. During the interview we touched on: newUnity SoundT-Shirts Koffee – Toast Prince Levy – Lover’s Paradise Unity Sound Worldwide – Family Buss Riddim Unity Sound “Royal Ting – Lioness Order” IG Live Mix 05/19 Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:00:43:11

143 - One-Hit Wonders (Part 1)

5/6/2019
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WE HAD FUN REMINISCING AND DISCUSSING SOME OF THE BEST REGGAE ONE-HIT WONDERS. THERE ARE SO MANY! THIS INCLUDES POP CROSSOVER SONGS AND DANCEHALL ANTHEMS. Support this podcast at — https://app.redcircle.com/shows/e3d849ce-11d2-4a9b-815a-ae30bae460e4/donations

Duration:00:44:02