Royal Messenger, born as Ali Gaye, raised up in a griot family in Gambia is a talented reggae musician. Have a listen to his amazing song “I Cry”:
Cece , a Reggae influenced Rock Band from Georgia . The song and the video of 2009 are for sure influenced by the impressions of the war against Russia in 2008 .
Nahko and Medicine for the People is an US-american Acoustic Thump-Hop band from Portland, Oregon. They describe themself as ‘Non-profit, Indigenous-youth-freedom-sustainability-healthy living-direct action’. Singer Nhako Bear, adapted and born in Oregon, mixes the cultures he grew up with (Indigenous, Puerto Rican and Filipino) with american elements and builds a bridge between them. Have a listen to “Risk It”:
Leonidas Baffalas , a reggae musician from Cyprus , we´ve presented him already in 2012 her is his newest song with the title, hmmmmm “Πάει πέρασε (been passed ) ”
Mekatelyu is a Costa Rican band formed in December 1998 when Gabriel Dávila (Gabo), bassist of the band, began to search for a new style of music that would fuse reggae roots with different Caribbean and Latinrhythms.
Here ist their song “Amarily Love Reggae ”
Black Uhuru are a Jamaican reggae group formed in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for ‘freedom’). The group has undergone several line-up changes over the years, with Derrick “Duckie” Simpson as the mainstay. They had their most successful period in the 1980s, with their album Anthem winning the first ever Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1985. (wikipedia)
Edit : just saw this one was my 750th posting on worldmusic in nearly two years :-) i´m happy
Here is their famous song “Guess whos coming to dinner ”