4 Videos of Julian Marley at ‘Rock Jamaica’s on the Roof’


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Jamaica’s Independence Celebration this Tuesday on the Rooftop of Kress


Come celebrate Jamaica’s Independence this Tuesday night on the roof top of Kress in Hollywood. We will have complimentary champagne for early arrivals and Jamaican Independence songs in honor of the day.

The Jamaica National Flag was first raised on Independence Day, August 6, 1962. It signifies the birth of the nation that created reggae music.

Rock Jamaica Goes Underground Tuesday to Celebrate Neville Garrick’s Earthstrong


Bob Marley, Family Man & Neville Garrick in London on the Exodus Tour 1977 – Photo Cate Simon

Kress – 6608 Hollywood Blvd. 90028
Doors – 10p, Cost –  Free B4 11p & $10 after

In honor of  Neville Garrick’s Earthstrong Rock Jamaica is taking it to the Basement club of Kress this Tuesday. Come help us celebrate the achievements of one of Jamaica’s most prominent artistic minds who provided the visuals for legendary musicians like Bob Marley, Bunny Wailier, Peter Tosh, Steel Pulse, Burning Spear, Marcia Griffith and many more reggae artists.

There will be a special mix of Neville’s favorite classic songs from these artists in a dedication to their music and Neville’s artistry. So come party with a legend and experience how the foundation of music was laid in the ‘Foundation Club’ at Kress where we can go loud and bring you the real underground movement…

Smoking patio available so don’t worry bout elevating your experience…

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Rock Jamaica Media Coverage of Dappa Yute Performance


Rock Jamaica on Tuesday June 24th featured the upcoming Jamaican artist Dappa Yute performing his latest song ‘Feel The Vibe’. Below is some press that was captured by a couple different media sites of the night and Dappa’s performance.

The Web Show

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Dappa Yute Performs ‘Feel The Vibe’ This Tuesday @ Rock Jamaica


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Tuesday July 21st @ Kress 6608 Hollywood Blvd. 90028

Rock Jamaica is proud to have Dappa Yute performing this Tuesday on the roof top of Kress in Hollywood. Our goal has always been to help upcoming artists who posses talent and a serious work ethic to make it on their own so it was an easy decision to give Dappa the opportunity to perform. We were very impressed with the new single ‘Feel the Vibe’ and especially the music video which is better than a lot of big named artists videos that are currently in rotation on television. Dappa has a very good opportunity right now to get noticed with Sean Paul dropping his new album and Damian Marley touring with Nas on the ‘Rock the Bells’ tour. People are going to be hearing a lot more dancehall this summer due to Damian and Sean being back on the scene so we thought it was good time to let an undiscovered artist take the stage at Rock Jamaica. Rock Jamaica’s last performances saw reggae legend Junior Reid and hip hop icon Chali 2NA of Jurassic 5 take the roof top by storm so all eyes will be on Dappa to see how he can move the crowd this Tuesday on the roof. Check out Dappa Yute’s new music video below and his brief bio. Continue reading

Major Lazer Brings Electro To Dancehall And To Rock Jamaica


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This Tuesday July 14th on the roof top of Kress 6608 Hollywood Blvd. 90028

Two weeks ago I got an email from Filter Magazine asking me if I would be interested in hosting a ‘Major Lazer’ listening party at Rock Jamaica. We were right in the middle of planning our reggae Michael Jackson tribute and the Chali 2NA album release party so I didn’t respond right away. Once my time freed up and I spoke to Wes over at Filter magazine who he explained that Major Lazer is a Jamaica record at heart that has been produced by Diplo and Switch of Mad Decent Records. These guys produced MIA’s hit ‘Paper Planes’ and have a grammy for the T.I. version of the song. They are heavy hitters who fell in love with Jamaica on a trip there and decided to make a dancehall album that echos Jamaica’s current obsession with dramatically futuristic riddims.

Filter sent us the album to review and to see if Rock Jamaica would help in hosting a listening party for the album. Meaning we do our regular ‘Rock Jamaica’ vibe but throw in songs from the major Lazer album through out the night. We listened to the album and got blown away by the electro beats and the way the danchall artists such as Lexx and Kartel flowed so smoothly over them. ‘Rock Jamaica’ was created to forward Jamaican Culture and this Major Lazer album is definitely on some next level sh*t.  So we invite you to step into the future of dancehall music this Tuesday night at Rock Jamaica under the stars with Major Lazer and Filter Magazine. Filter will be doing some really cool Major Lazer giveaways throughout the night so at leaset come for for the free gear. Below is an article from the Jamaica Gleaner that will give you a good back ground on how the album and collaborations came together.

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Chali 2NA Record Release Party This Tuesday @ Rock Jamaica


This Tuesday @ Kress – 6608 Hollywood Blvd. 90028

Rock Jamaica is proud to host the album release party for Chali 2Na formerly of the hip hop group Jurassic 5 this coming Tuesday July 7th on the roof top of Kress in Hollywood. July 7th is the same day the album drops so it’s going to be a great vibe on the roof especially once Chali takes the mic to perform some of the new tracks from the album. The Rock Jamaica family got to know Chali when he was in Jamaica working on the track ‘Guns Up’ produced and featuring Damian & Stephen Marley.

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