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Riddims Watch: Hello Carol

Riddims Watch: Hello Carol

The Hello Carol riddim is a brand new rootsy riddim out on Fireball Records. This riddim heavily samples the song “Hello Carol” by reggae legends The Gladiators, giving acknowledgement to the classics while updating the tune for a new generation. The combination of the rolling roots groove mixed with the more modern dancehall oriented vocals […]

Freddie McGregor Live at The Paradise

Freddie McGregor Live at The Paradise

Rockers welcomed Freddie McGregor and his son Daniel “Chino” McGregor, and it was an honor to not only interview them, but to see them perform at the Paradise Rock Club. Celebrating 50 years in the reggae industry, Freddie McGregor feels great and it is a great joy for him to still be spreading love threw […]

Riddims Watch: Rolling Roots

Riddims Watch: Rolling Roots

The Rolling Roots Riddim is a new riddim to come out from Tool Production this July. The riddim aptly lives up to it’s name, presenting a slow rolling roots reggae track perfectly fitting a variety of different vocal styles and approaches. With a groovy bass track and some subtle guitar inflections, Rolling Roots provides a […]

WERS at Night: Juneteenth Playlist

WERS at Night: Juneteenth Playlist

On June 19th, 1865, General Gordon Granger and 200 Union troops arrived in Galveston Texas to take control of the state and enforce the emancipation proclamation. Granger made an announcement that slavery had been abolished. This was seen as the actual end to slavery. Since then, Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the announcement to slaves […]

Riddim Watch: Tin Mackerel Riddim

Riddim Watch: Tin Mackerel Riddim

The London label Maximum Sound (Bwoy Killers) reveals his latest series very energetic dancehall with this promo mix led by Major Mackerel. The Tin Mackerel riddim is pulsating hot. The line up the sweet voice found Tony Curtis, Burro Banton Cecile and used in the home Maximum Sound and two new combinations with Konshens & […]

Riddim Watch: Shango Riddim

Riddim Watch: Shango Riddim

Shango riddim starts off with a police siren and it’s completely appropriate. This riddim should be arrested for being so good. Through out the riddim there is a melodious beat. Anthony Que starts off the riddim right with “Words of Wisdom”. Lutan Fyah then pleads in “Boost No War”. The rest of riddim is just […]

Endangered Speeches Live In Studio

Endangered Speeches Live In Studio

This past Tuesday, emerging reggae group Endangered Speeches filled our live music studios to the brim with surround-sound gibes from brass to silky vocalist in honor of Live Music Week on Rockers. Lead singer Mariletta Konstantara had nothing but good vibes to share on Endangered Speeches’ recent work. ‘I think the music and the times […]

Riddim Watch: “Gyal Season”

Riddim Watch:  “Gyal Season”

The Gyal Season Riddim is solely dedicated to women in all cultures and it was produced especially to celebrate Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence. All of the artists on this riddim complete the sound and feel of the riddim. Produced by Bambino Musik and Jus Bus, It was released this past January, 2013. This is […]

John Brown’s Body Live In Studio

John Brown’s Body Live In Studio

There was quite a crowd in the studio for this live performance with three horns, a guitar, a bass, a keyboardist, a sound mixer, and a drummer. Yet they fit in just fine as it was easy to see that they were definitely friends coming together to make a great sound. Originating from our very […]

Black Music Month: Sugar Minott

June is Black Music Month, on June 29th Rockers is highlighting Sugar Minott.

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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