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Stay With Me
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Paradise
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Duets Island Style
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Everybody Loves
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And Friends
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Unforgettable Dreams
Island Reggae
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Now
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Ka’ala Boys
The Best Of
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Island Reggae

V079 Reggae In Paradise

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Reggae In Paradise

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I Belong 2 U

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Hawaiian Style 2

Island Reggae

Island Reggae = Hawaiian Reggae

Recognized as one of the most important artists of the 20th Century, Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley’s popularity has grown exponentially since his passing at the age of 36 in 1981. Marley’s music, which continues to reign supreme in the hearts of fans the world over, put reggae solidly on the world map and inspired generations of islanders to develop their own style, called Hawaiian Reggae.


Hawaiian Reggae emerged as a power player on the island music scene in the 1980’s, and increased in popularity over the years. Incorporating strong Hawaiian and island style local flavor with smooth groove infectious beats, Hawaiian Reggae which is also called Island Reggae, has become as main stream as traditional Hawaiian and Island Contemporary, earning its official place in 1991 with a Reggae category at the annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, Hawaii’s version of the Grammy’s.


Feel good island music is how many visitors describe Hawaiian Reggae. Harmonious vocals mixed with laid back island rhythms put a bounce in your step and make you want to hop on the Reggae train, It’s not unusual, when venturing out to music venues in the evening, to see bunches of Reggae fans dressed in red, yellow and green Rasta colors packed onto a tiny dance floor skanking their hearts out, experiencing the joys of Hawaiian Reggae!


Drawing on an array of influences, from rap and R&B, to Island Contemporary and Traditional Hawaiian, the lovers’ rock feel of Hawaiian Reggae is decidedly upbeat and draws primarily on themes of island life and love.  Island Reggae fans enjoy mixing local favorites with classic reggae.

 

Compilations like the “Island Love Shack” and “Reggae in Paradise” series, which mix Hawaiian Reggae artists with National and International Reggae artists, are extremely popular. Since most popular Hawaiian artists like Justin Young, Norm, Kawika Regidor, Troy Fernandez and Ka ala Boys love the smooth grooves of Island Reggae, you can find selections of this very popular genre on all of their albums. Over thirty years has passed since the world lost Bob Marley, but the essence and spirit of his beloved Reggae lives on in Hawaiian Reggae.   

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