Reggae Lover

169 EpisodesProduced by Highlanda Sound

Excellent selection of music & great mixes. Hear songs you've never heard and classics that bring you back to happier days. ~ With an unwavering respect for and deep knowledge of reggae music, Kahlil Wonda takes it as an art. ~ Highlanda Sound co-founder Kahlil Wonda hosts and produces the Reggae … read more

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124 - Reggae Lover - 90's Reggae

November 19th, 2018

The 90s was the best era ever! If you agree or disagree, let me know in the comments. This one is for those who respect Buju, Sizzla, Anthony B, Luciano, Garnett Silk, Jah Cure, Morgan Heritage, Jahmali, Sanchez, …

123 - Reggae Lover - Jacob Miller

November 12th, 2018

Jamaican reggae artist and Rastafari musician, nicknamed Jacob "Killa" Miller. Inner Circle lead singer, Jacob was a legendary Reggae singer with an exciting stage presence and memorable voice. Listen to songs from …

122 - Reggae Lover - Sammy Dread and Sluggy Ranks

November 5th, 2018

Sammy Dread and Sluggy Ranks - both amazing singers born in Kingston, Jamaica relocated to Brooklyn, New York. They embraced the dancehall and …

121 - Reggae Lover - Leroy Smart

October 29th, 2018

Leroy Smart, known as "The Don" has a mind-blowing voice that penetrates his audiences and a flamboyant performance style. The Don Smart sang both …

120 - Reggae Lover - Dub

October 24th, 2018

Listen to this essential mix and overview of Dub, a Jamaican genre or sub-genre that grew out of Reggae music in the 1960s and has extended way beyond the scope of Reggae to inspire other genres including dubstep, …

119 - Reggae Lover - Early B and Nicodemus

October 15th, 2018

Nicodemus and Early B are legendary dancehall stars that were active from the late 70's until the 90s. Listen to this tribute mix and learn more about these two bad deejays that inspired the next generation of …

118 - Reggae Lover - Non-Jamaican Reggae Artists

October 9th, 2018

The global reggae phenomenon is highlighted in this Reggae Lover Podcast Episode. Full show notes: …

117 - Reggae Lover - GREGORY ISAACS Roots Reggae

October 1st, 2018

Gregory Isaacs ROOTS is the theme for Reggae Lover Podcast Episode 117. This episode features roots reggae songs from the Gregory Isaacs catalog. I chose to curate his songs about the reality of everyday life and the …

116 - Reggae Lover - GREGORY ISAACS Lovers Rock Exclusive

September 24th, 2018

Gregory Isaacs LOVERS ROCK is the theme for Reggae Lover Podcast Episode 116. Gregory Isaacs is one of the greatest reggae singers of all times. He's in my Top 5 along with Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Freddie McGregor, …

115 - Reggae Lover -HIGHLANDA SOUND EARLY WARM 8-18

September 19th, 2018

Highlanda Sound live Throwback Thursday juggling. Apple Podcast (iTunes) link: iHeartRadio link: …

114 - Reggae Lover - Alborosie and Gentleman

September 12th, 2018

Today's mix featured Gentleman from Germany and Alborosie from Italy. Gentleman has been active in the music business since 1998 and is now signed to the Universal Music. He is the best-known reggae artist from …

113 - Reggae Lover - Don Carlos

September 4th, 2018

Jamaican reggae singer and composer Don Carlos began singing in 1973 as a member of Black Uhuru. Don continues to perform sweet roots reggae music all over the world. Reggae Lover Podcast Episode 113 Apple Podcast …

112 - Reggae Lover - 2018 Roots Reggae Mix

August 28th, 2018

This showcase of 2018 roots reggae material kicks off with ‘Movers and Shakers’ by Deep Jahi, one of Jamaica's breakout artists for 2018. New roots chanter Fyakin delivers ‘I Story’ on the Top Shelf Riddim produced by …

111 - Reggae Lover Interview - Zack Reed (Rebel Sound Records)

August 22nd, 2018

Listen to gems dropped by my guest, Zack Reed, CEO of Rebel Sound Records, and General at EN Young's Roots Musician Records. I was amazed at how long the list was when I asked Zack what upcoming projects people need …

110 - Reggae Lover - 2018 Lovers Rock

August 22nd, 2018

Mix with Lovers Rock Reggae 2018 #Jah9 #FreddieMcGregor #RomainVirgo #Alaine #NaomiCowan #KabakaPyramid #JahCure #AgentSasco #DellyRanks #Jahvinci #Konshens #Chezidek #MikeyGeneral #NattaliRize #Protoje (Photo Cred: …

109 - Reggae Lover - Ras Fraser Jr Mix

August 15th, 2018

Reggae Lover presents Ras Fraser Jr. in the mix for 40 minutes including exclusive songs that only can be played by Highlanda Sound along with tracks from the new album “Journey to Greatness.” I make sure to do my …

108 - Reggae Lover Interview - K9Boss (Atlanta K-9 Solutions)

August 6th, 2018

REGGAE LOVER and MASTER DOGTRAINER🐕K9BOSS™️ is my Guest on this episode. Listen to find out the story of his #reggaelover journey. Find more information on his world-class dog training …

107 - Reggae Lover - Foundation Vocal Harmony Groups Mix

July 30th, 2018

It's a new season of the podcast! I am back in full effect with new shows coming out every week until the end of the year. Thank you so much for …

106 - Reggae Lover Interview - DJ Ted Ganung(Dub Rockers)

June 26th, 2018

Interview: NYC DJ/Producer Ted Ganung (Dub Rockers Label)on the Reggae Lover Podcast. Our conversation touched on: early reggae influences in …

105 - Reggae Lover - Tony Curtis Greatest Hits Mix

June 18th, 2018

Best known for outstanding contributions in Lovers Rock, reggae singer Tony Curtis has prevailed over 3 decades in the music business.  Tony Curtis …

104 - Reggae Lover Interview - I-Octane

June 11th, 2018

I caught up with I-Octane to dive into the story of his reggae journey. The bright reggae-dancehall star explained that he didn't choose music. Music …

103 - Reggae Lover - Poor People Governor, Rodney Price aka Bounty Killer Mix

June 4th, 2018

Poor People's Governor Rodney Price Mix | Reggae Lover Podcast 103 This episode highlights some revolutionary lyrics and spiritual songs from Bounty …

102 - Reggae Lover Interview - Marlon of Reggae Vibes Radio on the decline of quality in reggae

May 28th, 2018

One of the founders of Reggae Vibes Radio, Mr. Marlon Folkes (DJ Marlon), takes us through his reggae journey sharing insights learned along the way. …

101 - Reggae Lover - 2018 One Drop Reggae (Part 1)

May 21st, 2018

This episode consists of one-drop (roots and lovers rock) reggae music that came out in late 2017 or early 2018.  I’m committed to curating the best quality new music coming out. I select the best songs and mix them …

100 - Reggae Lover Interview - Ben Speight

May 15th, 2018

I had an eye-opening conversation with Atlanta-based organizer for social justice, Ben Speight. Ben tells how and why he fell in love with Reggae. He talks about reggae as the soundtrack to movements of social change …

99 - Reggae Lover - Joe Gibbs Mix

May 7th, 2018

The producer Joe Gibbs, hardcore Jamaican entrepreneur, engineer, and record producer started recording artists in the back of his electronics repair shop in 1966. He worked with Lee "Scratch" Perry who had left the …

98 - Reggae Lover Interview - Ras Fraser Jr

May 1st, 2018

Ras Fraser Jr discusses his new album "Journey to Greatness," tells how he got his start in music and why it is important to remember your roots. He …

97 - Reggae Lover - I-Octane 'Love & Life' 2018 Album Promo

April 27th, 2018

Listen to the official promo mix for I-Octane's May 4th Miami Album Release/Birthday event. This is a special edition of Blackfyre Ent's Madhouse Fridays at Club Fate, 601 Silks Run # 2499, Hallandale Beach, FL …

96 - Reggae Lover Interview - Dash Eye from Tribe of Kings

April 24th, 2018

REGGAE LOVER PODCAST EPISODE 96 | INTERVIEW: DASH EYE On this episode, I talk to Dash Eye, selector from Tribe of Kings sound system, host of the Dash-A-Fire Podcast, and representative of Vegan in San Diego, to find …

95 - Reggae Lover - Bushman

April 19th, 2018

Hear some of my favorite tracks from Bushman’s catalog on episode 95 of the reggae lover podcast. Bushman has released nine full-length albums to …

94 - Reggae Lover Interview - Ali Amin Carter

April 16th, 2018

Reggae Lover Podcast Episode 94 | Interview: Ali Amin Carter Reggae has been a positive force in the lives of many people, groups, and movements. I want to use this platform to dispel some of the common myths about …

93 - Reggae Lover - Live Reggae Concert Mix

April 11th, 2018

Imagine being in the house for the ultimate reggae concert headlined by Bob Marley and friends. Bob opens the show setting the mood for a night of …

92- Reggae Lover Mix - A Cry for Peace

April 5th, 2018

A cry for peace from global reggae artists in a mix dedicated to all reggae lovers. This is crucial for today's society. The climate we exist in …

91 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Top Lyricist Mix

March 29th, 2018

This is episode number 91 of the Reggae Lover Podcast with the top lyricists of Reggae music today. The selection features 20 lyrically potent songs. The concept was a suggestion by Kris Richards, a listener out of the …

90 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Silky One

March 22nd, 2018

The emergence of Garnett Silk was as timely and triumphant as we've seen in the business of reggae music. Upon first hearing Garnet Silk sing you can see this is somebody that wants you to feel what he's singing about. …

89 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Female Reggae Artists Love Songs

March 16th, 2018

This episode features female artists: Etana, JC Lodge, Marcia Griffiths, Timeka Marshall, Tessanne, Tami Chynn, Alaine, Adele, Kayla Bliss, Nikisha Lindo, Jodain Pantry, Queen Ifrica and more. The theme of this mix is …

88 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Highlanda Sound Early Warm (Feb 2018 LIVE!!!)

March 8th, 2018

Reggae Lover Episode 88 - Highlanda Sound live set from The Shrine of The Black Madonna in Atlanta with Kahlil Wonda at the controls for the BobFest …

87 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Jah Cure Mix

March 2nd, 2018

Reggae Lover Podcast episode 87 features the voice of Jah Cure. Born in October 1978 in Hanover, Jamaica, Jah Cure grew up in Kingston. He got the name Jah Cure from Capleton who he met while living in Kingston. Under …

86 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Sugar Minott

February 21st, 2018

Why is Sugar Minott considered a dancehall pioneer? Listen to Reggae Lover Podcast 86 to find out. In a live dancehall setting during the 1970s, it was common for artists to perform over pre-recorded instrumentals. …

85 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Freddie McGregor and John Holt

February 14th, 2018

Welcome to Reggae Lover Podcast Episode 85 This episode features songs from Freddie McGregor and a few John Holt anthems. Songs featured here talk …

84 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Marley (BobFest 2018 Promo)

February 5th, 2018

A promotional mix for the BobFest ATL event in Atlanta, Georgia February 15th through February 18th featuring music from Kymani, Damian, Stephen, Ziggy, and Cedella Marley among other heavy hitters. BOBFEST ATL 2018 …

83 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Glen Washington, Norrisman, George Nooks, Jah Mason

January 29th, 2018

This unique mix was requested by a listener in the United Kingdom. It's probably the first time any selector has compiled these particular artists on …

82 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Repatriation

January 22nd, 2018

Repatriation is the return of someone to their own country, either voluntary or involuntary. In a financial sense its the sending of money back to …

81 - Reggae Lover Podcast - God Bless Dancehall

January 16th, 2018


80 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Spragga Benx Mix

December 5th, 2017

He began his career around 1991. Once known to his friends as "Spaghetti" (tall and slim), but this was later shortened to Spragga. The Benz in his name comes from the sound system for which he used to work for, L.A. …

79 - Reggae Lover Podcast - King Jammys Tribute (2nd Volume)

November 22nd, 2017


78 - Reggae Lover Podcast - King Jammys Tribute (1st Volume)

November 15th, 2017

We salute our dancehall trailblazer, king of digital reggae, sound system owner/producer Lloyd James aka KING JAMMY. This is the first half of a megamix featuring some big tunes and riddims from the Jammys catalog. …

77 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Very Best of Cocoa Tea (1984 - 1994)

November 6th, 2017

Cocoa Tea’s voice is smooth and easy-going, yet very powerful. He was one of the most popular artists in Jamaica during the 1980s and went on to …

76 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Tribute to Fatis Burrell

October 26th, 2017

Blessed love and respect massive! This is Kahlil Wonda of Highlanda Sound and welcome to episode 76 of the Reggae Lover Podcast featuring songs produced by the late, great Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell, Jamaican reggae music …

75 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Conscious Reggae Concert

October 20th, 2017

The Reggae Lover podcast returns with a new episode. This one is some curated live audio from a session in ATL recorded 10-14-17. There are many more mixes coming so stay tuned. Thanks to all my subscribers, …

74 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Top Reggae Bands of All Time

September 25th, 2017

74 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Top reggae bands of all time, not including the Wailers. I curated some of the biggest hits from legendary bands: Third World, Israel Vibration, Inner Circle, Aswad, Black Uhuru, and Steel …

73 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Lovers Rock 2017

September 13th, 2017

Love songs from Ikaya, Romain Virgo, Etana, Jah Cure, Kristine Alicia, Sanchez, Queen Ifrica, Samory I, Estelle, Damian Marley, Ras Fraser Jr., …

72 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Johnny Osbourne, The Dancehall Godfather

September 3rd, 2017

Seen as one of the greatest Jamaican singers and talked about as a top sound system dubplate artist, Johnny Osbourne, the dancehall Godfather climbed to the top of the reggae mountain over 30 years ago and remains there …

71 - Reggae Lover Podcast - 2017 Roots

August 18th, 2017

2017 has seen terrific progress for the sound of roots reggae music and some powerful albums have been released. Traditional roots music that is …

70 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Capleton One Drop Mix

August 12th, 2017

Welcome to episode number 70 of the Reggae Lover podcast by Highlanda Sound. Capleton is one of the favorite artists of most reggae fans. Look out for Labor Day Sunday, September 3rd inside Bliss Lounge (5471 …

68 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Real Rock Mix

August 4th, 2017

The best real rock riddim mix you ever heard? Take a listen. The Crown Prince of Reggae, Dennis Emmanuel Brown kicks off the mix and closes it out with the same song in a different style. The Real Rock Riddim is the …

67 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Shank I Sheck Riddim Mix

July 26th, 2017

The Shank I Sheck originally was a 1964/1965 Ska instrumental by Baba Brooks with production by King Edward on the Rio Records label. Rio is a subsidiary of Direct Records Ltd. and later Doctor Bird which like the other …

66 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Diseases Riddim Mix

July 22nd, 2017

The Diseases riddim, which is sometimes referred to or known as the Golden Hen riddim. I call it the Worries in the Dance Riddim, but the original …

65 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Answer Riddim Mix

July 17th, 2017

The Answer Riddim is a reggae instrumental produced by Clement “Coxsone” Dodd. Slim Smith & The Uniques recorded the tune “I’ll Never Let You Go" at Studio One studios in 1967. Selectors, deejays and backing bands …

64 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Beres Roots Mix

July 11th, 2017

There’s a time and place for everything. For every mood, there is a fitting reggae song. I believe in setting the right vibe using the right music. In that same vein, though Beres Hammond is known mostly for excellence …

63 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Beres Lovers Mix

July 1st, 2017

Reggae Lover by Highlanda Sound presents a Beres Hammond tribute mix. 'The Honorable' Beres Hammond is an iconic Jamaican reggae singer. Known in …

62 - Reggae Lover Podcast - 'The Colonel' JOSEY WALES a.k.a 'The Outlaw'

June 24th, 2017

Rebel with a cause, Jamaican deejay, the music of Josey Wales featured in an exclusive mix. Josey Wales is one of my favorite original deejays. With a career starting in the late 1970s, Josey came to …

61 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Original Vintage Ska

June 16th, 2017

This episode starts with early rocksteady then goes back in time to original vintage ska.   For those who are not familiar with ska, I will attempt to give you a brief history. Ska music originated in Jamaica in the …

60 - Reggae Lover Podcast - More Fire

June 9th, 2017

It was a time when Bounty Killer was given the title “Poor People Governor” and had a streak of hit songs banned from radio airplay in Jamaica …

59 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Give Thanks

June 3rd, 2017

Reggae music has always been a beacon of light for those in the face of darkness.  With many people around the world facing crisis situations, I was inspired to scrap the mix that was lined up for release this week and …

58 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Frankie Paul Tribute

May 24th, 2017

Frankie Paul, the late great dancehall icon sang many classic tunes that will forever extend his legacy. I was inspired to pay tribute to FP …

57 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Best of Sanchez Lovers Rock

May 19th, 2017

Known as Jamaica's Song Bird and the Prince of Lovers Rock, who is more deserving of a tribute than Sanchez? If you're into reggae music and of a certain age, then Sanchez is probably one of your favorite singers. …

Rub-A-Dub ft. HIGHLANDA SOUND, DJ Passport and DJ Hourglass - 5.14.17

May 15th, 2017

Classic Highlanda Sound early warm with Kahlil Wonda selecting, mixing, and eventually talking followed by DJ Passport of THC International and DJ …

Highlanda Sound Early Warm @ Live Edge - 4.12.17

April 27th, 2017

NO Talking early segment with Kahlil Wonda / Highlanda Sound featuring new vocal one drop with a few classics in the mix. Bob Marley ft. Lauryn Hill - Turn Your Lights Down Low (Remix) Jah Cure - Call On Me Black …

Rub-A-Dub ATL ft. Highlanda Sound - Sunday 4.9.17

April 18th, 2017

The Second Sunday of Every Month at Wildpitch Music Hall in Atlanta

Rub-A-Dub ATL ft. Dawit Selassie, Highlanda, Webba, Sound Int'l, DJ Passport | 3.12.17

March 19th, 2017

Highlanda Sound juggles a nice set with 2000's and 90's culture and lovers rock then Sound International gives a foundation round dominated by 70's …

Rub-A-Dub ATL ft. Black Magic, Innocent, Highlanda, ĀGARD, DJ Passport and Natural Vibes

February 16th, 2017

Experience the Bob Marley tribute event (recorded live on February 12th) that showcased musical selections from some of Atlanta’s top DJ’s including Highlanda Sound, DJ Passport, Black Magic, Natural Vibes and Innocent …

RUB-A-DUB ATL ft. DJ Passport, Highlanda Sound, DJ Rootsqueen, Jah Prince - 1.8.17

January 25th, 2017

Rub-A-Dub ATL ft. DJ Passport, Highlanda Sound, DJ Rootsqueen, and Jah Prince at Wildpitch on 1.8.17. Reggae party, Rub-A-Dub ATL, is a nightlife event that includes many sub-genres of reggae music including ska, …

Rub-A-Dub ft. Empress Movements @ WildPitch (12.11.16)

December 18th, 2016

Reggae party, Rub-A-Dub ATL, is a nightlife event that includes many sub-genres of reggae music including ska, rocksteady, lovers rock, Roots, dub and dancehall with live DJ sets monthly on Second Sundays in Atlanta at …

Rub-A-Dub ft. Funkregulata Celo @ WildPitch (12.11.16)

December 18th, 2016

Highlanda Sound and The Honorary Citizen present #RubADubATL every 2nd Sunday. This uniquely flavorful international retro reggae celebration in …

RUB-A-DUB ft. DJ Passport @ WildPitch (12.11.16)

December 18th, 2016

Reggae party "Rub-A-Dub ATL" is a nightlife event that includes many sub-genres of reggae music including ska, rocksteady, lovers rock, Roots, dub and dancehall with live DJ sets monthly on Second Sundays in Atlanta at …

RUB-A-DUB ft. Highlanda Sound @ WildPitch (12.11.16)

December 18th, 2016

Reggae party, Rub-A-Dub ATL, is a nightlife event that includes many sub-genres of reggae music including ska, rocksteady, lovers rock, Roots, dub and dancehall with live DJ sets monthly on Second Sundays in Atlanta at …

DUBWISE Atlanta with PROTOJE live (12.4.16)

December 13th, 2016

#dubwiseatlanta ft. Protoje, Yaadcore, Aba Shaka and Farinheits Creation, Sunday, Dec. 4th at WILDPITCH MUSIC HALL, home of #rubadubatl (2nd Sundays). Kings With Style prod.

RUB-A-DUB ft. John Wayne & Highlanda Sound @ WildPitch live 11.13.16

November 22nd, 2016

John Wayne live performance downtown Atlanta inside of WildPitch Music Hall (255 Trinity Ave) at the #RubADubATL monthly (Second Sundays) alongside Highlanda Sound.

RUB-A-DUB ft. DJ Passport & DJ Empress Rah @ WildPitch 10.9.16

October 19th, 2016

DJ Passport blazing a fire and DJ Empress Rah turning up the heat with more music. Rub A Dub (Second Sundays in ATL @ WildPitch Music Hall) isn’t just a reggae event; it’s a movement that delivers a cosmic blend of …

RUB-A-DUB ft. HIGHLANDA Sound @ WildPitch Music Hall (10.9.16)

October 19th, 2016

Highlanda Sound with Kahlil Wonda at the controls. Rub A Dub (Second Sundays in ATL @ WildPitch Music Hall) isn’t just a reggae event; it’s a …

Highlanda Sound and Aba Shaka live in Atlanta at The Royal Peacock (9.29.16)

October 5th, 2016

~Selections from Aba Shaka and Highlanda Sound w/ Kahlil Wonda in the early warm segment ranging from deep roots and dub to modern roots and culture. …

RUB-A-DUB ft. HIGHLANDA Sound @ WildPitch Music Hall (9.11.16)

September 23rd, 2016

Highlanda Sound live at Rub A Dub second Sundays in Atlanta at WilldPitch Music Hall with Kahlil Wonda at the controls and microphone tower. Catch …

RUB-A-DUB ft. DJ Passport @ WildPitch 9.11.16

September 23rd, 2016

This takes place every 2nd Sunday with music by DJ Passport and Highlanda Sound and special guests. #rubadubatl

Rub-A-Dub ATL ft. ISIS SWABY @ WildPitch 9.11.16

September 17th, 2016

Isis Swaby for a special Rockers International / Rocksteady ATL Naked Lunch Series US Tour 2016 DJ Set on September 11, 2016 at WildPitch Music Hall located downtown Atlanta. #rubadubatl is every 2nd Sunday at …

56 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Greatest Studio One Riddims in Dancehall

September 6th, 2016

The original styles of the most popular riddims in dancehall history are all right here in this mix. Most of the mega hits from the 1980s and 1990s …

55 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Ultimate Studio One Riddims

September 2nd, 2016

In honor of my favorite reggae music record label of all time, I have crafted one of my best mixes ever. This is dedicated to you, the reggae lover. iTunes link …

Highlanda Sound Foundation Dubplates (live 2016 mix)

August 27th, 2016

It was a summertime Sunday evening and Dubplates rained down for about an hour from the Highlanda box since the planned outdoor concert was rained out. Kahlil Wonda selects mostly Studio One riddims and singers, giving …

Highlanda Sound at Electric Dancehall Atlanta live (8_20_16) **Explicit**

August 27th, 2016

Kahlil Wonda (Highlanda Sound) is in rare form, dealing with the crowd wicked and taking the energy to another level at Electric Dancehall in Atlanta on August 20th live inside WildPitch Music Hall. Highlanda is also …

Highlanda @ Health & Wellness Reggae Festival (6.15.16)

July 19th, 2016

Here is my set from the 2016 Health and Wellness Reggae Music Festival held July 16 in Atlanta. My time in the mix at this open-air festival was …

Rub-A-Dub ft. DJ Passport, Hourglass, and Empress Rah (5.8.16)

May 28th, 2016

Rub-a-Dub is every month on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Recorded live on Mothers Day 2016. DJ Passport, DJ Hourglass, and DJ Empress Rah

Rub-A-Dub ft. Highlanda Sound and Empress Movements (5.8.16)

May 28th, 2016

Rub-a-Dub is every month on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Recorded live on Mothers Day 2016. Highlanda Sound alongside Empress Movements

Highlanda Sound @ the Musikal Matinee Concert Series (5.15.16)

May 28th, 2016

The International Musikal Matinee family friendly outdoor concert series May 15, 2016. Be uplifted, and healed with conscious music by Highlanda Sound System.

54 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Africa is the Future

May 17th, 2016

Listen to this episode for Reggae music tackling topics like reparations, repatriation, liberation, and the many struggles and treasures of Africa. Bob Marley starts it and his son Stephen closes the show as reggae …

53 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Love and Honor for Mother

May 8th, 2016

Reggae is good for all occasions. Why would Mother's Day be any different? Check out these tributes and dedications from reggae's brightest stars …

Rub-A-Dub feat. Highlanda Sound - 4.10.16

May 4th, 2016

Kahlil Wonda of Highlanda juggling at The Sound Table in Atlanta. The microphone channel did not record, but the audio is still nice. Comment/share.


April 8th, 2016

Barrington Levy is one of the only reggae singers to have great success throughout the entire decade of the the 1980s. He recorded prolifically with …


April 5th, 2016

Rub-A-Dub: monthly, 2nd Sundays - Atlanta. Brought to you by and The Honorary Cititzen.

Rocksteady ATL - Highlanda, Dreggae, Shane Talon, DJ Passport - March 2016

March 18th, 2016

Highlanda early warms with 90s selection (1st 25 minutes) then Shane Talon delivers a one drop segment before calling in Dreggae to perform. DJ Passport features roots reggae juggling to close out the night.

Bob Marley 71st Birthday Bash - Ken Serious Live, Highlanda, Jah Prince, AGARD And DJ Passport

February 17th, 2016

Audio features DJ Passport, AGARD, Jah Prince plus a live performance by Ken Serious and Highlanda Sound!! A special commemorative tribute to Bob Marley, this 2nd annual event had many memorable moments. …

ROCKSTEADY ATL - Highlanda Sound With KEN SERIOUS Live 2016

February 2nd, 2016

Highlanda Sound performance with Kahlil Wonda selecting. Veteran DJ Ken Serious is in the building to gives the crowd at #RocksteadyATL some lyrics on the spot. (Join this session every First Friday in Atlanta. …

Bob Marley Birthday Bash 2016 Promo Mix A by DJ Passport

January 8th, 2016

Advanced Tickets "The entire world knows and loves Bob Marley!!! Come out to Studio Number Seven on Friday February 5th to experience the splendor of Bob Marley’s 71st Birthday Bash! Also …

Rub-A-Dub Ft. Empress Movements Live At The Sound Table (Atlanta 12-13-15)

December 21st, 2015

Selector Tach from Empress Movements is in the area and at the controls joined by Nijah Don (Agony Sound) and then DJ Passport on the microphone …

Highlanda Sound - Musical Matinee At The Haven Buckhead (12-6-15)

December 15th, 2015

Highlanda Sound returns to the Buckhead area of ATL with Kahlil Wonda at the controls for a night of roots reggae and rub-a-dub selections ranging …

ROCKSTEADY ATL - DJ Passport, Highlanda Sound With Little Pinchers, Empress Movements, Lion Of Judah

December 10th, 2015

Rocksteady, Atlanta's 1st Friday monthly Roots Reggae session. December 2015 edition recording features DJ Passport followed by Highlanda Sound with …

DUBWISE ATLANTA ft. YAADCORE, Jesse Royal, Mr. Williamz, Aba Shaka, Farinheits Creation & Highlanda

November 21st, 2015

DUBWISE ATLANTA: Out of Kingston, Jamaica Yaadcore passes through ATL with Jesse Royal and Mr. Williamz for a roots and culture explosion. Original …

RUB - A-DUB Ft. HIGHLANDA, YahQuan Da Travellah, And DJ Passport - PART 1

November 13th, 2015

RUB - A-DUB Session at the Sound Table in Atlanta with HIGHLANDA Sound alongside YahQuan Da Travellah, & DJ Passport recorded Sunday Nov. 8, 2016. (Round 1)

ROCKSTEADY ATL - FunkRegulator Celo & Cartel Sound (11-6-15)

November 13th, 2015

Rocksteady ATL live action recorded with Funkregulator Celo and Malik of Four Five Six Sound (ATL, Washington DC) alongside Cartel Sound with DJ …

ROCKSTEADY ATL - Highlanda Sound debuts Reggae Vibes Riddim and calls in GUCHE LONDAN [11.6.15]

November 13th, 2015

Kahlil Wonda, selecting Highlanda Sound, brandishes the new Reggae Vibes Riddim and calls in GUCHE LONDAN to perform his new single "So In Love (Jamaica)" live at Rocksteady ATL.

Rub - A-Dub Ft. Highlanda Sound Live At The Sound Table 10 - 18 - 15

October 24th, 2015

Every 2nd Sunday at The Sound Table in Atlanta and The Honorary Citizen present RUB-A-DUB – A style of Jamaican Reggae emerging in the 70’s and 80’s, the term “Rub-a-Dub” comes from a dance style where the …

43 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Original Dancehall Style: DJs from the days of Studio One

October 9th, 2015

Hear some essential works from the 60s and 70s by the predecessors of rappers and today’s dancehall artists. Who was the first DJ (dancehall deejay)? This is often debated and I’m not going to get into the argument, but …

ROCKSTEADY ATL - Isis Swaby - 10.2.15

October 5th, 2015

Featured at #RocksteadyATL our special guest DJ, Rockers International and Radio Kangol representative out of NYC, Empress Isis Swaby, visual artist, …

ROCKSTEADY ATL - DJ Passport - 10.2.15

October 2nd, 2015

Roots selector DJ Passport juggling from Ska to current reggae revival anthems live at Atlanta's reggae 1st Friday, #RocksteadyATL inside Studio No. 7.

ROCKSTEADY ATL - Highlanda With Little Twitch and Ras Fraser Jr LIVE - 10.2.15

October 1st, 2015

Kahlil Wonda selects Highlanda Sound live at Studio No. 7 with a live performance by Ras Fraser Jr. (son of Phillip Fraser) and original King Stur Gav DJ, Little Twitch. Jahfyah Kush from Brooklyn is also in the house …

ROCKSTEADY ATL PROMO CD mixed by HIGHLANDA Sound (Reggae Foundation Edition)

August 25th, 2015

For the past year, Rocksteady ATL, the only roots reggae event held regularly in the entire city of Atlanta, has been celebrated on the first Sunday …

Highlanda Sound @ Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival 2015

August 23rd, 2015

Kahlil Wonda Highlanda Sound at Health & Wellness Reggae Musik Festival live 8-22-15 in Atlanta.

Highlanda Early Warm @ Wednesday Wind Down - Centennial Olympic Park (2015)

August 13th, 2015

Audio of Highlanda Sound with Kahlil Wonda on Wednesday August 12th at the WRFG FM International Music edition of the Wednesday WindDown concert …

Highlanda at Reggae On The Roof live 8-5-15

August 10th, 2015

Hendrick’s turned the rooftop of Tom, Dick & Hank into an island of tasty cocktails and good vibes. Kahlil Wonda and Highlanda Sound of #RocksteadyATL live, recorded Wednesday, August 5, 2015 #ReggaeontheRoof.

36 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Stalag meets Sleng Teng

July 30th, 2015

Show Notes It’s brings me great pleasure to release this episode which features two riddims that were suggested by my listeners: the Stalag version and the Sleng Teng rhythm. If you have ever been to a reggae dance or …

37 - Reggae Lover Podcast - A Love I Can Feel aka Tempted To Touch Riddim Mix

July 30th, 2015

This is another listener suggested mix specially prepared for the reggae lover podcast. The 'A Love I Can Feel' rhythm was first released on a vocal …

38 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Barrington Levy Greatest Lovers Rock Classics

July 30th, 2015

A request from a die-hard fan and a follow-up to my Roots, Reality, and Culture 100% Barrington Levy mix (Reggae Lover Podcast # 35), this episode …

39 - Reggae Lover Podcast - A Late Eighties Reggae Dream (1979 - 1991 Dancehall hits)

July 30th, 2015

The episode commences with the Sly and Robbie produced version of the Randy Newman song, "Baltimore" from 1979 sung by The Tamlins. Courtney Melody …

40 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Reggae Defenders

July 30th, 2015

his Reggae Lover Podcast episode opens with the leader of the reggae revival Protoje explaining that he makes music from his heart and not for the charts. Sizzla can be heard begging “Please do not mash up the dance." …

41 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Luciano's Greatest Hits Mix

July 30th, 2015

We salute a living legend, reggae singer Luciano who has released 21 studio albums over the course of a brilliant 22 year career. One of my favorite artists and live performers, Luciano gained prominence around the …

42 - Reggae Lover Podcast - One Drop Reggae Freestyle Mix

July 30th, 2015

This episode starts in 2015 with a couple new entries from Queen Ifrica and Archangel Superpec, but then focuses on one drop remixes, pop music covers, lovers rock, or roots reggae singles mostly from 2012 through …

49 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Ultimate Freddie McGregor Lovers Rock Songs

July 30th, 2015

Here is a mix that many Reggae Lover listeners have been looking for. Freddie McGregor is one of reggae’s most prolific and successful artists. With …

46 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Late 70's, Early 80's Roots Reggae Riddims

July 30th, 2015

Welcome back to the Reggae Lover Podcast. As promised, your favorite reggae music podcast is back with more undiluted roots. Featured within this …

48 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Anthony Malvo and Little Twitch

July 30th, 2015

In this episode we feature the multi-talented singer and producer of many hits, Anthony Malvo, along with pioneering dancehall icon Little …

34 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Lalabella Riddim and Protest Music #BlackLivesMatter

July 30th, 2015

The mix opens with Queen Ifrica, Anthony B, and Bushman singing about police brutality from a Jamaican perspective. Its similar to the state of …

33 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Studio One Riddims, The Legacy Continues

July 30th, 2015

Sir Coxsone Dodd's legacy is large and in charge here at the Reggae Lover Podcast. This episode was created to feed the demand for more Studio 1 sounds. Listen for remakes of foundation riddims like Far East, Boops, …

32 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Neo Roots Reggae Revival

July 30th, 2015

This episode contains 40 of today's most poweful songs recorded by Jamaican artists. These are songs of revolution, freedom cries, and warrior chants …

31 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Queens of Reggae Music (1960s and 70s)

July 30th, 2015

Recordings selected and mixed in this episode are by female singers, mostly from the magical golden age of reggae and rocksteady, the finest years of …

30 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Legendary TAXI Riddim

July 30th, 2015

The TAXI riddim has been around for a long time, and it will never leave the dancehall. This riddim is foundation!! I kicked off this special mix with the Sister Nancy hit entitled One Two which was released around …

Rocksteady ATL (July 2015) Isis Swaby, Love People, DJ Passport

July 24th, 2015

Vibe with DJ Passport then Special Guest DJ Isis Swaby, a Harlem bred DJ/Visual Artist/Musician and the daughter of reggae dub producer, Augustus …

Rocksteady ATL (July 2015) Highlanda With Little Pinchers Live

July 24th, 2015

Listen to Highlanda Sound move through selections from then until now. Hear the highly talented Little Pinchers, a singer whose music is as he describes, “For the mature audiences” with an intimate performance sharing …

11 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Bob Marley Still Rules

July 22nd, 2015

This episode deals strictly with the music of "The Legend" himself, The Honorable Robert Nesta Marley. This is an audio montage in tribute to the man …

12 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Lovers Rock Reggae Anthems Freestyle Mix

July 22nd, 2015

A true freestyle mix of lovers rock anthems from throughout the years, hear music from Bob Marley and Gregory Isaacs to I-Wayne and Tanya Stephens. SONG LIST 1 Beres Hammond - Step Aside 2 Richie Stephens - …

13 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Crucial Selections from the Late 1980's Dancehall Era

July 22nd, 2015

Please enjoy these songs, mostly from the 1980's and featured on some of that periods most popular riddims. I would love to get your feedback on …

14 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Sizzla Kalonji Salute Mix

July 22nd, 2015

This Sizzla mix was suggested by a fellow Reggae Lover, Kris in Atlanta, and truthfully I am grateful for such a suggestion. The messages in …

15 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Domination of Shabba Ranks

July 22nd, 2015

This is the latest episode of the syndicated Reggae Lover podcast produced for promotional purposes by Kahlil Wonda of Highlanda Sound featuring classic reggae music in a DJ mixed format. Shabba Ranks The only …

23 - Reggae Lover Podcast - New Inspirational Reggae: Chronixx, Protoje, Kabaka Pyramid, Jah9

July 22nd, 2015

This installment of the Reggae Lover Podcast focuses on motivational songs performed by the finest artists of today including Alborosie from Italy, …

22 - Reggae Lover Podcast - SuperCat takes Center Stage

July 22nd, 2015

Super Cat is a deejay who achieved widespread popularity during the late 1980s and early 1990s dancehall movement. His nickname, "Wild Apache", was …

21 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Augustus Pablo Original Rockers

July 22nd, 2015

Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards. He popularized …

16 - Reggae Lover Podcast - King Kong, Half Pint, Tenor Saw and Nitty Gritty

July 22nd, 2015

This was a listener requested mix consisting of the biggest tracks from 4 singers: King Kong, Half Pint, Tenor Saw and Nitty Gritty. Ray said he thought these artists sound alike and that called for a mix with their …

20 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Lee 'Scratch' Perry Exclusively

July 22nd, 2015

Welcome to Episode 20 of the Reggae Lover Podcast, my first "dubwise" edition. This mix was specially requested by Ras Jamal in Savannah, Georgia and features the musical productions and performances of Lee "Scratch" …

17 - Reggae Lover Podcast - 1990s Dancehall Reggae Bashment Juggling

July 22nd, 2015

Tracklist 1 Simpleton - 1/4 to Twelve 2 Captain Barkey - Antichrist 3 Buccaneer - You Nuh Care 4 Lizard - Slapper Dapper 5 Fabby Dolly - …

19 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Finest Years of Lovers Rock Reggae

July 22nd, 2015

Tracklist 1 I-Roy - Welding 2 Frankie Jones - Wonderful World 3 Mighty Diamonds - Love Me Girl 4 Barrington Levy - Dances Are Changes 5 Michael …

DUBWISE ATLANTA - Highlanda Sound [6.14.15]

June 20th, 2015

Reggae Lover Podcast Episode 52 - Highlanda live at Dubwise Atlanta [6.14.15] The highly anticipated debut of Dubwise Atlanta did not disappoint. There was an air of love and unity flowing as Atlantans came together …

Highlanda Sound live at All Vinyl Everything - May 2015

May 27th, 2015

Experience what happened during my 30 minute guest DJ set at the #AllVinylEverything Memorial Day Weekend Day Party. Atlanta, GA. – Sunday May 24th 2015, All Vinyl Everything delivered another star studded line-up of …

Anthony Malvo and Little Twitch live with Highlanda and Jah Prince (Rocksteady ATL May 2015)

May 8th, 2015

Anthony Malvo and Little Twitch live with Highlanda, DJ Passport and Jah Prince (Rocksteady ATL May, 2015)

29 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Sugar Minott and Friends

May 1st, 2015

The Godfather of dancehall, the late Sugar Minott is joined by singers Al Campbell, Leroy Smart, Half Pint, Cocoa Tea, Anthony Malvo, Chuck Turner, and Trevor Sparks from the 1980s in this mix of crucial selections …

28 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Buju Banton for the Ladies

May 1st, 2015

This is the another exclusively Buju Banton episode,Buju this time focusing on the subjects of love, relationships, and sex. Gargamel, always a favorite with the female fan-base sets a high lyrical standard with …

27 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Buju Banton Reality and Culture

April 15th, 2015

In tribute to the the great Buju Banton aka Mark Myrie, Episode 27 of the #ReggaeLover podcast features conscious one drop collaborations, singles …

26 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Foundation Roots Rock Reggae

April 15th, 2015

We present to you some essential Roots reggae cuts, mostly from the 1970s. These songs deal with the everyday lives and aspirations of the artists concerned, including the spiritual side of Rastafari and the honoring …

25 - Reggae Lover Podcast - The Ladies of Lovers Rock Reggae Today

April 15th, 2015

First, let me set the mood. Pour some libation, dim the lights, and spark a candle or some incense. Then turn up this unbelievably sexy audio to be experienced with that special someone in your life. I'm proud to …

24 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Studio One Foundation Riddims Live On

April 15th, 2015

Welcome to another episode of the Reggae Lover Podcast. This installment takes us on a Studio One rhythm excursion, but instead of the original vault …

Welcome To Jamrock - Highlanda Early Warm at Studio No. 7 in Atlanta

April 13th, 2015

Kahlil Wonda building a vibes while mixing with no talking inside Atlanta's Studio No. 7. This audio is featured on Episode 45 of the Reggae Lover Podcast. This mix was recorded live at Studio No. 7 in Atlanta on …

#RocksteadyATL Highlanda Sound & DREGGAE live Sunday March 1 2015

March 4th, 2015

#RocksteadyATL: Sunday March 1st 2015 Recorded at The Sound Table Atlanta GA. Dreggae performing live with Kahlil Wonda of Highlanda selecting the tunes. and The Honorary Citizen's monthly roots reggae …


January 14th, 2015

Everyone knows and loves Bob Marley. Friday February 6th, 2015 in Atlanta at Studio No. 7 it all goes down. A BOB MARLEY TRIBUTE like no other!!! Live Reggae Music and a Highlanda Sound Reunion / Birthday Bash all …

10 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Dancehall Time Travelling Back to the 80s and 90s

November 23rd, 2014

My passion for, and in-depth knowledge of the 1980s dancehall reggae era shines through in Reggae Lover #10 as incredibly authentic selection is …

9 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Reggae Songs Dedicated to Mama

November 23rd, 2014

Reggae artists love paying tribute to their mothers, and so do I. Its a part of our culture. A dedication to my mom and to all mothers …

8 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Dennis Brown Roots and Culture

November 23rd, 2014

In this episode Dennis Brown comforts, professes, warns, soothes and instructs us with songs of praise and thanksgiving. This is a follow-up to …

7 - Reggae Lover Podcast - 420, Dubplates and Studio One Riddims

November 23rd, 2014

This mix contains classics from some of the StudioOne label's biggest riddims. The dubplates selected here help to illustrate the story of Highlanda, an original sound system founded in 1999. Thank you for taking a …

6 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Dennis Brown Lovers Rock

November 23rd, 2014

Reggae Lover #6 features 15 of the best Dennis Brown lover's rock classics. This is a very essential mix highlighting "The Crown Prince" even though it does not include big hits 'Silhoutte,' 'Money In My Pocket,' or …

1 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Greatest Combinations of the 1990s (Culture Edition)

November 7th, 2014

A reggae podcast to connect fans with the beautiful music they love. - Downloads and more at:

2 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Greatest Combinations of the 1990s (Lovers Rock Edition)

November 7th, 2014

A reggae podcast to connect fans with the beautiful music they love. - Downloads and more at:

3 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Sattamassagana and The Title Riddims

November 7th, 2014

A reggae podcast to connect fans with the beautiful music they love. - Downloads and more at:

4 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Sanchez, L.U.S.T and Friends (80s Lovers Rock)

November 7th, 2014

A reggae podcast to connect fans with the beautiful music they love. This installment of the Reggae Lover podcast is comprised of mostly lovers rock …

5 - Reggae Lover Podcast - Super Stars Hit Parade (1987-1989 Tunes/Riddims)

November 7th, 2014

A reggae podcast to connect fans with the beautiful music they love. - Downloads
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