‘Awake’ – Julian Marley West Coast Release Party

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Julian Marley’s new album “ AWAKE ” (Tuff Gong/ Ghetto Youths/ Universal-Republic) landed at #2 on the coveted album Billboard Reggae Album Chart, in the first week of release. Critics raved about the groundbreaking album, with People Magazine calling it a “masterful fusion of reggae and hip hop,'” Entertainment Weekly seconded that notion, calling “ AWAKE ” One of the best Marley albums in a generation. Julian will perform an acoustic set at Rock Jamaica on the Roof Top of Kress on Tuesday September 29th.  Continue reading

Chali 2na To Perform This Saturday At Rockers…

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This Saturday will see legendary underground hip hop artist Chali 2na of Jurassic 5 take the mic along side his band House of Vibe All Stars inside the Kress Restaurant. Rockers Saturdays will come alive as Chali puts down tracks from his new album ‘Fish Outta Water’ as well as classic Jurassic 5 hits such as ‘What’s Golden’. Chali and House of Vibe together is one of the best live shows you will see this year guaranteed. Chali and HOV have just come off the Rock The Bells Tour this summer which saw them perform all over the United States with Damian Marley and Nas.  Arrive early and be prepared for a wicked live performance…

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Dappa Yute Releases ‘Jamaican Whiteboy’ on iTunes…

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Dappa Yute’s Debut Album ‘Jamaican Whiteboy’ – Click To Purchase

Dancehall artist  up and comer Dappa Yute releases his much anticipated debut album today Friday September 11. After releasing the single and video for ‘Feel The Vibe’ six weeks ago Dappa received a nice buzz on the streets on the west coast in LA where the video was shot and in his home town of Kingston, Jamaica. The next single ‘All You Got’ is set to release in the next few weeks along with the music video which was also shot in LA at the high profile Kress night club. Both of Dappa’s videos were directed by Rodney Wilkins… Continue reading

Rockers Saturdays Celebrates Michael Jackson’s Birthday @ Kress Restaurant

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This Saturday we will be bringing you a reggae tribute to Michael Jackson inside the Kress Restaurant for the King of Pop’s birthday celebration along with the best in reggae, dancehall and hip hop. One of the best Dj’s around Pj Butta will be bringing the dance vibe all night to the Kress restaurant.  Pj Butta killed the last MJ reggae tribute playing reggae covers of MJ’s biggest hits mixed in with his original songs and remixes. So come out Saturday night to dance to the reggae/hip hop vibes and celebrate the King of Pop’s earthstrong.

Take a listen below to some reggae covers of Michael Jackson hits.

Tarrus Riley and his version of Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature”

“The girl is mine” by  Dancehall King Yellow Man and Peter Metro

Junior Reid Covers Michael Jackson’s “There will be no darkness”

Billy Jean by Shinehead

Vybz Kartel – Dutty Angela


House of Vibe All-Stars Play ‘Rockers Saturdays’ This Saturday

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Free i Entertainment is reinventing the Kress restaurant with Rockers Saturdays and tomorrow we are proud to have the very talented House of Vibe All-Stars playing live. The House of Vibe is a music production company known for its versatile music styles. They have recently come off The Rock The Bells Tour where they backed up Chali 2na as he promoted his new album ‘Fish Outta Water’. Come see one of the best bands in LA this Saturday inside the Kress restaurant as they play reggae/hip hop classics and originals. Dj Pj Butta will also be mixing reggae, dancehall and hip hop to carry the dance vibe through out the night.

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House of Vibe All-Stars Performing @ Rockers Saturdays…

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This Saturday August 22nd night at ‘Rockers Saturdays’ we are proud to have The House of Vibe All-Stars performing Live inside the Kress restaurant. This is one of the most talented bands in Los Angeles so if you have never seen them it is a must you come check them out. They just got off the Rock The Bells tour where they backed up Chali 2na as he promoted his new album ‘Fish Outta Water’. House of Vibe will be bringing their reggae/hip hop vibe on Saturday as will our Dj Pj Butta who will be mixing the best in Dancehall and Hip Hop through out the night.

Look out for the full write up on House of Vibe All-Stars in Tomorrows newsletter… Also be sure to check out our latest video of Damian Marley performing at ‘Rockers Saturdays’ at the Rock the Bells After Party.


Jason Robinson’s Hilarious Cameo In Box Office Hit “500 Days of Summer”

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If anything is guaranteed, there are always unannounced appearances at Rock Jamaica. This time we are proud to reveal RockJA’s “Best Kept Secret” within the comedic story line in one of this summers top box office smash films “500 Days Of Summer“… Our very own roaring Lion of the “Rock Jamaica” Empire Jason Robinson makes a hilarious cameo guest appearance as “The Puma” in this story of boy meets girl true-to-life  romantic comedy. This unexpected  movie magic appearance of Jason as “The Puma” delivers a surprise twist to this raved about film adding to it’s charming and inventively funny plot  that  teases audiences with it’s unconventional hide-and-seek uncommitted lovebird chronicle. Continue reading