Album Releases by Genre

Freedom Fables

Freedom Fables

by Nubiyan Twist
March 12, 2021
The third full-length release for the London-based collective features guest appearances from Cherise, Soweto Kinch, K.O.G., Ego Ella May, Ria Moran, Nick Richards, and Pat Thomas.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Music Is the Weapon

Music Is the Weapon

by Major Lazer
October 23, 2020
The fourth full-length studio release for the electronic/dance trio of Diplo, Walshy Fire and new member, Ape Drums, features guest appearances from Anitta, Alessia Cara, BEAM, J Balvin, Busy Signal, El Alfa, Joeboy, K4mo, Rashmeet Kaur, Khalid, Skip Marley, Nicki Minaj, French Montana, MC Lan, Mr. Eazi, Mumford & Sons' Marcus Mumford, Paloma Mami, Nucleya, and Shenseea.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Got to Be Tough

Got to Be Tough

by Toots & the Maytals
August 28, 2020
The latest full-length studio release for the reggae group was produced by its frontman, Frederick "Toots" Hibbert.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Boniface

Boniface

by Boniface
February 14, 2020
The debut full-length release for the Canadian artist Micah Visser was recorded with Neil Comber.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
9.2
Heavy Rain

Heavy Rain

by Lee "Scratch" Perry
December 6, 2019
Brian Eno, Gaudi, Vin Gordon guests on heavily reworked versions of songs from Rainford (plus two new songs from Perry and co-producer Adrian Sherwood).
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Down in Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records [Box Set]

Down in Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records [Box Set]

by Various Artists
October 25, 2019
The 94-track compilation box set features reggae songs selected by VP Records' Carter Van Pelt.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
tbd
African Giant

African Giant

by Burna Boy
July 26, 2019
The fourt full-length studio release for the Nigerian artist features guest appearances from Jeremih, Angelique Kidjo, M.anifest, Damian Marley, Serani, Jorja Smith, and Zlatan.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
Hasta el Cielo

Hasta el Cielo

by Khruangbin
July 12, 2019
The third full-length release for the Houston trio features a dub version of its 2018's Con Todo El Mundo.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Red Gold Green & Blue

Red Gold Green & Blue

by Various Artists
July 12, 2019
Reggae artists including Big Youth, Phylea Carley, Kiddus I, Sshh Liguz, The Maytals, Freddie McGregor, Mykal Rose, Robbie Shakespeare, Toots, and Andrew Tosh, cover classic American blues songs.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Rainford

Rainford

by Lee "Scratch" Perry
May 31, 2019
The latest full-length release from the Jamaican dub artist was produced by Adrian Sherwood.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
The Black Album

The Black Album

by Lee "Scratch" Perry
November 2, 2018
This is the second collaboration between Lee "Scratch" Perry and London-based producer/engineer Daniel Boyle.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Lovers Rock

Lovers Rock

by Estelle
September 7, 2018
The reggae-inspired fifth full-length release for the British R&B singer features guest appearances from Maleek Berry, Chronixx, Alicai Harley, HoodCelebrityy, Luke James, Konshens, Kranium, Navi X Nick, and Tarrus Riley.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Forever

Forever

by Popcaan
July 20, 2018
The second full-length release for the Jamaican dancehall artist features a guest appearance from Davido.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
K.O.

K.O.

by Miss Red
July 13, 2018
The debut full-length studio release for the the Israeli dancehall MC was produced by The Bug.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Vessel of Love

Vessel of Love

by Hollie Cook
January 26, 2018
The third full-length solo release for former singer of The Slits was produced by Martin Glover.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.3
Stony Hill

Stony Hill

by Damian Marley
July 21, 2017
The fourth full-length solo release for the reggae artist feature guest appearances from his brother Stephen, Big Youth and Bounty Killer's son Major Myjah.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.2
Chronology

Chronology

by Chronixx
July 7, 2017
The debut full-length release for reggae artist Jamar McNaughton features elements of electronic, rap and R&B music.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
Outside the Echo Chamber

Outside the Echo Chamber

by Coldcut
May 26, 2017
The debut collaboration between Coldcut and Adrian Sherwood features guest appearances from Ce'cile, Chezidek, Elan, Hamsika Iyer, Roots Manuva, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Junior Reid, and Rholin X.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Man vs. Sofa

Man vs. Sofa

by Sherwood & Pinch
February 24, 2017
The second full-length collaboration between Adrian Sherwood and Rob "Pinch" Ellis features guest appearances from Martin Duffy, Skip McDonald, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and Taz.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Bounce

Bounce

by The English Beat
September 30, 2016
Produced by Mick Lister, this is the fourth release for the British band that includes Ranking Roger, his son, Matthew Murphy aka 'Ranking Junior,' Steve Harper, Andy Pearson, and Fuzz Townshend.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Must Be Free

Must Be Free

by Lee "Scratch" Perry
September 23, 2016
The latest release from the Jamaican dub reggae artist features production from by Groovematist, IAmPhloboi, Spacewave and Subatomic Sound System.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
In Dub

In Dub

by Jah Wobble
September 23, 2016
The collection of 37 tracks from the former PiL bassist's career as a solo performer includes works from his band The Invaders of The Heart, Temple of Sound, The Chinese Dub Orchestra, and The Nippon Dub Ensemble.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Nothing More to Say

Nothing More to Say

by The Frightnrs
September 2, 2016
Three months before the full-length album for the New York reggae group produced by Victor Axelrod was released, lead singer Dan Klein passed away from ALS.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Life on the Road [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Life on the Road [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

by David Brent
August 19, 2016
The soundtrack to the 2016 comedy film featuring David Brent, The Office character created by Ricky Gervais, as he travels around the United Kingdom to tour with his band, the Forgone Conclusion.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
Revelation, Pt. 2: The Fruit of Life

Revelation, Pt. 2: The Fruit of Life

by Stephen Marley
July 22, 2016
The follow-up release to the reggae artist's 2011 Grammy-winning album Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life features guest appearances from such artsist as Iggy Azalea, Black Thought, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Pitbull, Rakim, Rick Ross, Shaggy, Nina Simone, and Waka Flocka Flame.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley

by Ziggy Marley
May 20, 2016
The sixth full-length solo release for the eldest son of Bob Marley was self-produced and features a guest appearance from his brother, Stephen Marley.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
Peace Is the Mission

Peace Is the Mission

by Major Lazer
June 1, 2015
The third studio release for the Diplo's dancehall trio features collaborations and guest appearances from from 2 Chainz, Chronixx, DJ Snake, Ellie Goulding, Elliphant, Mad Cobra, MØ, Nyla, Pusha T, Tarrus Riley, Jovi Rockwell, Travi$ Scott, and Wild Belle.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.7
Jaiyede Afro

Jaiyede Afro

by The Heliocentrics
September 9, 2014
The latest release from the Nigerian saxophonist Orlando Julius is a collaboration with the British funk ensemble The Heliocentrics.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Twice

Twice

by Hollie Cook
June 10, 2014
The second release for the daughter of Sex Pistols drummer Peter Cook was produced by Prince Fatty and features guest appearances from Dennis Bovell, George Dekker, Winston Francis, and Omar.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.7
Where We Come From

Where We Come From

by Popcaan
June 10, 2014
The debut full-length release for the Jamacian dancehall singer was produced by Skull and features a guest appearance from Pusha T.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.4
Fly Rasta

Fly Rasta

by Ziggy Marley
April 15, 2014
The fifth solo release for Bob Marley's oldest son includes contributions from DJ U-Roy, Erica Newell, Sharon and Cedella Marley.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Eve

Eve

by Angélique Kidjo
January 28, 2014
The first release in four years for the Grammy-winning Beninese singer-songwriter was produced by Patrick Dillett with guest appearances from such artists as ASA, Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmagli, Dr. John, Yvonne Kidjo, the Kronos Quartet, Trio Teriba, and the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Getting Over the Storm

Getting Over the Storm

by UB40
September 2, 2013
The second release with new lead singer Duncan Campbell for the reggae band includes covers of country classics as well as five original tracks.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
3.3
Back on the Planet

Back on the Planet

by Ras G
August 6, 2013
The latest release for the Los Angeles producer is an instrumental album.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
All People

All People

by Michael Franti & Spearhead
July 30, 2013
The eighth release for the activist musician includes guest appearances by K'Naan and Gina Rene.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Jungle Revolution

Jungle Revolution

by Congo Natty
July 9, 2013
Jungle producer Michael West's first album since 2005's Born Again as Rebel MC includes production from Benny Page, Serial Killaz, and Boyson & Crooks.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Nothing Can Stop Us

Nothing Can Stop Us

by Cornell Campbell
July 9, 2013
The collaboration between Jamaican reggae artist Cornell Campbell and London-based Afro-dub/reggae collective Soothsayers is part of the Strut label's Inspiration Information series.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Reincarnated

Reincarnated

by Snoop Lion
April 23, 2013
Executive produced by Diplo and Major Lazer, the debut release for rapper Snoop Dogg under his new name was influenced by reggae and dancehall.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
5.4
Isles

Isles

by Wild Belle
March 12, 2013
Reggae and pop come together on the debut release from the Chicago-based brother-and-sister duo of Natalie and Elliot Bergman.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.1
This Generation

This Generation

by The Lions
February 26, 2013
The Los Angeles reggae soul group's first release on the Stones Throw label was produced with Dan Ubick.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Into the Future

Into the Future

by Bad Brains
November 20, 2012
This is the first release in five years for the Washington D.C. punk/reggae rock band.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
In East London

In East London

by Wrongtom
September 25, 2012
This is a tribute to 1980s dancehall music in London from DJ/Producer Wrongtom and Deemas J.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Tomahawk Technique

Tomahawk Technique

by Sean Paul
September 18, 2012
With the help of pop producers Stargate, Rico Love, and Benny Blaco, the dancehall artist releases his fifth studio album featuring guest appearances from DJ Ammo, Future Fambo, Alexis Jordan, and Kelly Rowland.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
4.4
Spark Seeker

Spark Seeker

by Matisyahu
July 17, 2012
The reggae singer's fourth album produced by Kool Kojak introduces electronic pop to his sound.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.6
Frkwys, Vol. 9: Icon Give Thank

Frkwys, Vol. 9: Icon Give Thank

by Sun Araw
April 17, 2012
Sun Araw and M. Geddes Gengras who traveled to Jamaica to work with The Congos on the ninth entry in RVNG Intl.’s FRKWYS series.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Sparrowmania!

Sparrowmania!

by Mighty Sparrow
January 24, 2012
The two-disc set collects songs recorded from the late 1960s to 1970s by Trinidad's "Calypso King of the World."
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
Sacred Fire [EP]

Sacred Fire [EP]

by Jimmy Cliff
November 29, 2011
Produced by Rancid's Tim Armstrong and recorded on vintage equipment, Sacred Fire is the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's first release since 2004's Black Magic.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
If You Want Loyalty Buy a Dog

If You Want Loyalty Buy a Dog

by Little Axe
October 24, 2011
Skip McDonald's latest album produced by Adrian Sherwood features appearances by Dub Syndicate and Roots Radics.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Wild and Free

Wild and Free

by Ziggy Marley
June 14, 2011
The Jamaican reggae musician returns with his fourth solo album, featuring guest appearances by Woody Harrelson and Heavy D.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Light the Horizon

Light the Horizon

by Bedouin Soundclash
June 7, 2011
The Canadian reggae/ska band returns with a new drummer by the name of Sekou Lumumba and a new producer, King Britt, for its fourth album.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Rise Again

Rise Again

by Lee "Scratch" Perry
May 10, 2011
The reggae artist's latest album was produced with Bill Laswell.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Live Forever (The Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh PA, 23/09/80)

Live Forever (The Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh PA, 23/09/80)

by Bob Marley & the Wailers
February 1, 2011
The live two-disc album features Bob Marley's final live performance at the Stanley Theatre in Pittsburgh before he passed away in May 1981.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Duppy Writer

Duppy Writer

by Roots Manuva
September 21, 2010
British producer Wrongtom remixes a collection of Roots Manuva's tracks.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
The  Sound of Sunshine

The Sound of Sunshine

by Michael Franti & Spearhead
September 21, 2010
The artist's latest album with the band Spearhead continues his melding of hip-hop, reggae, and rock music.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
tbd
Lazers Never Die

Lazers Never Die

by Major Lazer
July 27, 2010
Diplo and Switch return as Major Lazer with a six-track EP which includes a remix by Thom Yorke (Radiohead) of one track from their 2009 release Guns Don't Kill People...Lazers Do.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.1
Distant Relatives

Distant Relatives

by Nas And Damian Marley
May 18, 2010
The African-themed album brings Nas and reggae singer Damien Marley (the youngest son of Bob Marley) together. It features guest appearances by K'naan, Lil Wayne, Joss Stone, Dennis Brown, and Damien's brother Steven Marley, who also produced the release.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.7
Tomorrow

Tomorrow

by Sean Kingston
September 22, 2009
The second album for the Jamaican-born singer features Good Charlotte, Pitbull, and Wyclef Jean as guest artists.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
4.9
Light

Light

by Matisyahu
August 25, 2009
The third album for the New York-based reggae artist was produced by David Kahne.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.8
Imperial Blaze

Imperial Blaze

by Sean Paul
August 18, 2009
The fourth album for the Jamaican artist was produced by Stephen "Di Genius" McGregor.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
5.4
Guns Don't Kill People...Lazers Do

Guns Don't Kill People...Lazers Do

by Major Lazer
June 16, 2009
Switch and Diplo team up to release their first album as Major Lazer.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.6
Repentance

Repentance

by Lee "Scratch" Perry
August 19, 2008
The Jamaican producer releases his latest album, produced with Andrew W.K.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Intoxication

Intoxication

by Shaggy
November 13, 2007
The dance-hall artist returns with his latest album, including one song with Akon.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.0
Yell Fire!

Yell Fire!

by Michael Franti & Spearhead
July 25, 2006
Pink and Sly & Robbie guest on the latest Spearhead offering, which was produced by Michael Franti with Mario Caldato Jr. (Beastie Boys) and mixes reggae, hip-hop and R&B.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.8
Throw Down Your Arms

Throw Down Your Arms

by Sinéad O'Connor
October 4, 2005
O'Connor's first studio album since "retiring" from the music business consists of covers of a dozen reggae classics, including songs by Burning Spear, Peter Tosh and Lee "Scratch" Perry.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.5
The Trinity

The Trinity

by Sean Paul
September 27, 2005
This is the third album for the Jamaican dancehall star.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.6
Clothes Drop

Clothes Drop

by Shaggy
September 20, 2005
The Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am guests on the dancehall star's sixth studio album.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
4.5
Back To Basics

Back To Basics

by Beenie Man
July 13, 2004
The dancehall artist returns with a more genre-consistent (and yes, back to basics) album, with a lone Timbaland-produced crossover track, "All Girls Party."
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.7
Lucky Day

Lucky Day

by Shaggy
October 29, 2002
Second only to Bob Marley in number of total reggae albums sold, international superstar Shaggy returns with his second album for MCA.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.3
Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm

by Beenie Man
August 20, 2002
Jamaican dancehall artist Beenie Man returns with a bid for crossover stardom, utilizing hip-hop producers such as The Neptunes, and even dueting with Janet Jackson on one track.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Vanguard

Vanguard

by Finley Quaye
February 20, 2001
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.0
Art and Life

Art and Life

by Beenie Man
July 11, 2000
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd