DJ745’s Irie Jamms Show, January 29, 2016. DJ 745 rounds up some of the highlights of Rebel Salute 2016 a roots reggae music festival held annually in Jamaica. This year marked the 23rd staging of the festival which was originally set up to mark the Earthstrong of its founder, Tony Rebel. It has grown into a 2 day festival which included breathtaking performances from artists including Beres Hammond OJ, Luciano, Queen Ifrica, Nesbeth, The Congos and debut performances from Earthkry and Kelissa.
The Irie Jamms Show went backstage to speak to some of the performers including Eric Donaldson, Michigan, Ken Boothe as well as extended interviews with Rebel Salute’s founder Tony Rebel and Nesbeth along with LIVE performances from Macka B, Andrew Tosh/Dre Tosh, Kelissa and many more.
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