Jamaican Music

The 10 Best New Reggae Artists Of The Last Ten Years

I have posting the top ten or fifteen best in many different categories in Jamaican music. This week I want to be interactive, so I will step aside and let your voice be heard. You the viewing public will get to choose those you think are ten best new reggae artists of the last ten years. You can enlarge this list, if you wish. I have posted best new acts from around the world and I would like you to add your comments, add your choices if I have not included them in the list of or even subtract the acts you think are undeserving.

1.Tarrus Riley

2. Queen Ifrica

3. Alborosie

4. Raging Fyah

5. Duane Stephenson

6. Gentleman

7. Chronixx

8. Romain Virgo

9. Protogé

10. Kabaka Pyramid


Honrable mention

  • Daniel Bambaata Marley-Jamaica
  • Pentateuch-USA
  • Esprit de Corps-USA
  • The Green-USA
  • Rebulution-Usa
  • Soljah-USA
  • Katchafire –New Zealand
  • Groundation-USA
  • Slightly Stoopid-USA
  • JBoog -Hawaii
  • Iration-USA

iTunes Top 10 Reggae Songs

  1. Smokin’ Love (feat. Collie Buddz) – Stick Figure Cover Art
  2. One Day – Matisyahu Cover Art
  3. De-Stress – Rebelution
  4. Red Red Wine (12” Version) UB40
  5. Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin Cover Art
  6. Lost in Dreams- Rebelution
  7. Let’s Do It AgainJ Boog
  8. King Without a Crown-Matisyahu
  9. Welcome to Jam-rock- Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley
  10. Turn Me On- Kevin Lyttle

Who do you think is missing from this list? We want to hear from you! Tell us by leaving a comment below.

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Winston Stan Evan Smith

Senior Editor and North East Media Coordinator for Jamaicans.com