This keepsake edition is 110 pages chock-full of entertaining and
educational editorial about reggae lifestyle, legends and industry updates by
reggae’s top aficionados, plus new music releases and tour dates from artists,
reggae-related book reviews, videos, and dozens of reggae festivals with full
line-ups so that reggae fans can plan their summer.
The annual magazine was in print through its 15th edition,
then was available in print and digital, and has been solely digital since the
20th edition. It can be read across all devices with a click or a
swipe to turn pages and features unique functionality such as music, bookmark, zoom
in/out feature, download as a PDF, and more.
Included in this 2019 edition are editorial features curated by Editor
Irene Johnson from reggae’s top aficionados including Living Legend: Marcia
Griffiths by Carter Van Pelt; Reggae Festivals Go Green by Jessica
Farthing & Irene Johnson; a deep-dive interview with Cristi Barber on Overstanding
Reggae and the Grammys by Joana LeRoque; Inside Reggae by Anthony
Postman & Matt Jenson; and Readings for Reasonings by Chuck Foster.
Several industry pieces complete the well-rounded editorial, including
Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records by Dan David; Jamaican Music Conference – Putting Action Behind
Intention; and VP
Records Celebrates 40th Anniversary.
In business since 1995, RBA Publishing is a woman-owned and operated boutique
reggae-specific global PR and digital marketing firm based in Northern
California that helps reggae musicians, festivals, labels and reggae-related
brands through digital campaigns that target fans, industry leaders and
influencers. RBA’s annual magazine, weekly e-newsletter, top-ranking
website and huge databases launch marketing messages out to the reggae world. Masterful
at email marketing, social media, fan acquisition and long-term marketing plans,
reggae businesses and brands are supported by RBA staff who understand and love
the reggae music and lifestyle. RBA Publishing Inc. has been reggae industry
leaders for 25 years.