Natalie Goode-Henry on October 20, 2014   The social ills so easily disregarded or stitched into the fabric of everyday life in the Caribbean is where reggae artist Taj Weekes draws inspiration from. On his upcoming fourth album “Love Herb and Reggae,” scheduled for release in February 2015, he attempts to shatter long held stereotypes about […]

This weekend in live music: Taj Weekes & Andowa, Bruce Springsteen 65th Birthday Tribute & more This weekend in live music: Taj Weekes & Andowa, Bruce Springsteen 65th Birthday Tribute & more Shows this Sat.-Sun., Sept 27-28 Posted By LEILANI POLK on Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM An interesting weekend ahead… Rebelution Reggae Rise Up Festival with Rebelution, Steel […]

  By Angus Taylor on Friday, September 26, 2014 Stand by for a new album in 2015. – See more at: St Lucian singer, poet, activist and all round reggae renaissance man Taj Weekes has been working on a fourth studio album with his band Adowa, Love Herb and Reggae. Originally due in 2014 it is now announced for early […]

St. Lucian reggae singer and songwriter Taj Weekes has once again teamed up with his band Adowa for another album. Love, Herb & Reggae drops early next year and the first single off the set – Here I Stand – will be released on October 28. “Love is a human rights issue. That’s the important thing. We shouldn’t be defining […]

Words by Natalie Weiner— Taj Weekes and Wilson Jn. Baptiste are both based in New York, but through their charitable efforts they’re working to foster development in their native Saint Lucia. Weekes, recently named the island’s UNICEF Champion for Children, is an internationally successful musician who backs up his humanitarian lyrics by working for the youth of Saint […]

Taj Weekes’s Anthems of Hope Taken from Deeproots   2013 is going to be a big year for St. Lucia’s Taj Weekes. In February he was honored with the St. Lucia House Foundation’s Humanitarian Award, and on April 9 he and his band Adowa will release a new live album, Pariah in Transit, advances of which have already […]

    Good news for reggae music and St. Lucian reggae performer Taj Weekes and his band, Adowa. Weekes’ “Pariah in Transit” album has made the preliminary list of nominations for the Best Reggae Album category in the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, according to the musician’s record label, Jatta Records. Five nominees for the Best […]