Top Ranking Albums of January 2017

Busy SignalFresh From Yard [Turf Music 2017]

Run the JewelsRun the Jewels 3 [Run the Jewels 2016]

ChronixxMajesty [Chronixx 2017]

Skip MarleyLions [Island Records 2017]

Queen Ifrica and Damian “Jr. Gong” MarleyTrueversation [VP Records 2017]

ProtojeBlood Money [Mr. Bongo 2017]

Tarrus RileyFeeling Free [Island Treasure 2017]

U-RoyU-Roy Meets Might Diamonds at Channel 1 with Sly & Robbie and The Revolutionaries [Funky Gemini 2017]

Rhiannon GiddensHey Bebe [Nonesuch 2017]

ChezidekJourney [Oneness Records 2017]



Top Ranking Albums of January 2017

Top Ranking Albums of December 2016

Thievery CorporationLet the Chalice Blaze [ESL Music 2016]

LucianoWarning [Papa Michigan 2016]

Cocoa TeaIt’s Alright Girl [King Jap Records 2016]

Berner & B-RealProhibition, Pt. 3 [Bern One Entertainment 2016]

New Kingstoni [New Kingston 2016]

ChezidekJah Will Keep Us Strong [La Familia West 2016]

Tarrus RileyWho Am I To You [Fox Fuse 2016]

Thievery CorporationLetter to the Editor [ESL Music 2016]

Bob Marley & The WailersThe Legend Live – Santa Barbara County Bowl: November 25th, 1979 [Trojan Records 2016]

Rhiannon GiddensFreedom Highway [Nonesuch Records 2106]

Top Ranking Albums of December 2016

Top Ranking Albums of 2016

Stephen MarleyRevelation Part. II–“The Fruit of Life” [Ghetto Youth International]

Paul SimonStranger to Stranger [Concord Records]

A Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service [Epic Records]

Unified HighwayUnified Highway [MRI]

Sturgill SimpsonA Sailor’s Guide to Earth [Atlantic Records]

Graham Wilkinson#Because of You [Little Windmill Records]

RebelutionFalling Into Place [Easy Star]

BeyonceLemonade [Columbia]

SolangeA Seat at the Table [Columbia]

AlborosieFreedom & Fyah [VP Records]

Mykal RoseSidewalk Steppa [Foreign Key Reords]

AssassinTheory of Reggaetivity [Sound Age Ent]

Raging FyahEverlasting [VP Records]

Leonard CohenYou Want It Darker [Columbia]

Willie NelsonSummertime–Willie Sings Gershwin [Legacy]

UB40Unplugged [HIP-O]

Various ArtistsDay of the Dead [4AD]

Anderson .PaakMalibu [Steel Wool]




Top Ranking Albums of 2016

Rodney King

The selector put together this mix of tracks in remembrance of the 1992 riots in Los Angeles sparked by the brutal police beating of Rodney King. With Trump’s America on the horizon these songs might be part of the sound of the future revolution.

Rodney King

2016 Top Ranking Reggae Tracks

The Selector has put together a playlist of the top ranking tracks of 2016.

Chronixx – Out Deh

Jesse Royale – Roots and Culture

Busy Signal & Unified Highway – My Only

Alborosie & Protoje – Strolling

Raging Fyah – Ragamuffin

Stephen Marley & Rick Ross – The Lion Roars (Mayfield Version)

Assassin & Chronixx – No Slave

Kabaka Pyramid – Well Done

Mykal Rose – Sidewalk Steppa

Collie Buddz, Bobby Hustle, & The Movement – Habit 2016

Bunji Garlin & Damian “Junior Gong” Marley – The Message

Popcaan – High All Day

Chronixx – Roots & Chalice

Stephen Marley, Jo Mersa, Julian Marley, & Damian “Junior Gong” Marley – Rude Bwoy

Richie Spice – This Train

Vybz Kartel – Fever

Alborosie – Can’t Cool

Protoje & Rebelution – Inhale Exhale

Stephen Marley, DJ Khaleed, Iggy Azaela, & Waka Flocka Flame – Tonight (It’s A Party)

Unified Highway – Losing My Religion

Eek-A-Mouse and Bert & Vern – Jingle Jangle

Stephen Marley & Busta Rhymes – Pleasure or Pain

Alborosie & Sugus – Fly 420

Stephen Marley & Damian “Junior Gong” Marley – Perfect Picture

Beenie Man – Yardie

Chali 2na Fish, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, Stephen Marley, & The Funkhunters – Gunz Up (Manphibian Remix)

Gentleman – Red Town

Damian “Junior Gong” Marley – Nail Pon Cross

Jah9 – Unafraid

Chronixx – Sell My Gun

2016 Top Ranking Reggae Tracks