ROOTS 101

ROOTS 101 | Notting Hill Carnavale History with Sonny Blacks, Randy Valentine & The Expanders

ROOTS 101 | Notting Hill Carnavale History with Sonny Blacks, Randy Valentine & The Expanders

Welcome back to our second installment of ROOTS 101! I know I said I was going to do it weekly, but just bear with me. We will get these going more regularly, I promise. This segment is brought to you by Asher Henry, drummer for The Expanders.

ROOTS 101 | Ras Michael & Sons of Negus "None A Jah Jah Children” (1975)

ROOTS 101 | Ras Michael & Sons of Negus "None A Jah Jah Children” (1975)

I’ve been wanting to write a series of articles like this for awhile… Because we all know and love the artists in ~our~ genre, but Stick Figure and Rebelution and Sublime and Pepper wouldn’t exist without the foundational music from Jamaica we loosely refer to as “roots”.