This weeks Irie Jamms Show is all about the hottest reggae beats worldwide featuring brand new music from Chopstick Dubplate/Mr. Williamz, Papa Michigan, Exco Levi, King Mas and J Boog. Our Single of the Week comes from Jesse Royal and XTM Nation on a song first heard on the acclaimed ‘Royally Speaking’ mixtape by Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire. Riddim Reloaded features a brand new single by ‘Di Captain’ Freddie Mcgregor over a powerful cut of the Vin Gordon classic Heavenless taken from his forthcoming album on VP Records. The Black Album from Shedon Stewart/ Calibud celebrates Black History Month and is our Album of the Week. We continue our journey remembering the works of Dennis Brown with another track lifted from the forthcoming 2 CD ‘We Remember Dennis Brown’ compilation due in May 2016. Also featuring some vinyl pressure on Studio One from Jackie Mittoo, Ernest Ranglin and Sugar Belly.
DJ 745 plays a weekly 2 hour reggae show on Fridays on www.reggaespace.com playing a crucial selection of roots and culture, revival and dub. His shows feature artist interviews, latest news and reviews of reggae albums.
DJ 745 has been an avid collector/journalist of reggae music for over two decades and regularly spins music on his preferred format -7″ vinyl. Over the years he has interviewed artists including Ken Boothe, Marcia Griffiths, Beres Hammond, Shaggy, Morgan Heritage, Luciano, Tarrus Riley, Etana, Mykal Rose, Jah Cure, Busy Signal, Freddie Mcgregor, Bushman, Horace Andy, Mighty Diamonds and The Abyssinians