Dred I Dread

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Dred I Dread is a popular Minneapolis Reggae Band.  New Orleans native PeeWee Dread combines reggae, roots, dancehall music with hip hop for an original show. PeeWee has played all over the country and has shared the stage with Third World, Yellowman, Sister Carol, Marley Son’s, Elephant Man, Justin Hines, DMX, Tony Asher and many …

Innecent Minneapolis Reggae Band

Innocent Reggae Band

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Innocent, lead singer of Innocent Reggae Band, grew up in Tanzania East Africa when many African nations were still under colonial rule, Reggae music became the sound track of existence, the powerful lyrics and messages of truth and reality hit a chord for Innocent and he knew he must carry forth the torch, spreading the …

IRAS - Minneapolis Reggae

International Reggae All-Stars

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With band members hailing from Venezuela to Trinidad, and Ghana to Kingston Jamaica, the International Reggae All-Stars are truly a global band. Featuring one of today’s hottest reggae vocalists, Kingston native Lynval “Golden Voice” Jackson, the International Reggae All-Stars play reggae, dancehall and all the Bob Marley classics, and bring peace, love and positive vibrations …

Irie Sol Minneapolis Reggae

Irie Sol

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Irie Sol’s founder, Junior Williams, moved to America from Kingston, Jamaica, with the dream of starting a band that would fuse the genres (reggae, dancehall, ska, and dub) indigenous to his native island with traditional American music forms (hip hop, funk, soul, rock, and jazz). He’s “dubbed” (pun intended) the resulting music “Alternative World” to …

Twin Cities Reggae - New Primitives

New Primitives

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Formed in early 1999, New Primitives explores popular music through high-energy Rhythm & Blues, Ska, Reggae, Calypso, and World Dance Music. The music of New Primitives is an amalgam of the communities and lives of its members. Performing regularly in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, this diverse group of talented musicians is dedicated to bringing people …