Now in its 24th year, Reggae Gold continues its run as the ultimate reggae compilation for reggae mavens and those new to the genre.
The 2017 edition of Reggae Gold offers current hits and future classics plus, multiple exclusive tracks from some reggae’s biggest stars. Now available for pre-order, the album is in stores tomorrow Friday, July 21st.
Among the exclusives on Reggae Gold 2017, the new hit from R&B diva Estelle, ‘Love like Ours’ featuring Tarrus Riley is already getting major attention with the international reggae audience. Estelle’s laid back vocals are a natural fit with Tarrus Riley. The smooth melodies and down-tempo groove make this summer smash a pure celebration of love.
Other notable duets on Reggae Gold 2017 are Queen Ifrica ‘Trueversation’ featuring Damien Marley, the current single from her album “Climb.” Powerhouse vocalist Ikaya is featured with ‘Leave You Alone’ featuring Jesse Royal, another Reggae Gold 2017 exclusive. And the breakout dancehall smash of the year, ‘Loodi’ from Vybz Kartel and Shenseea, whose video has amassed over 10 million views on YouTube is also included.
The international dancehall smash ‘Now’ from reggae heart throb Romain Virgois another highlight on Reggae Gold 2017.The set also includes current hits from reggae stars Jah Cure, Chronixx, Christopher Martin and Spice. Crossover radio hits ‘Gyal you a Party Animal’ by Charly Black and ‘Luv’ by Tory Lanezround out the set of offerings on the disc.
A bonus DJ mix disc by Jamaica’s Chromatic Sound marks the 1st time in the compilation’s history that a DJ/Sound has been selected to do the official mix back to back. The incredibly talented comedian Majah Hype, will also be debuting an exclusive Reggae Gold 2017 skit on release day.
Reggae Gold cover art has always been a key component of the brand. Reggae Gold 2017 features cover model Lilian Uwanyuze with creative direction by Savanah Baker (Photographer) and Philippa Price (Director).