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Black Roots began their musical journey in 1979. They are based in the St Paul’s area of Bristol England. Jabulani Ngozi, one of the guitarists in the band, recalls in an interview he gave in 2004 to a French record label called Makasound, that Black Roots was formed by a group of friends that had known each other from the 60’s. They had been playing in different bands doing cover versions but after a discussion during a game… read more

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  • Avatar for FCA19795
    So good. So very good!
  • Avatar for nubianrecords
    Black Roots Ghetto Feel review by Rebel Base With the release of their 2012 album 'On The Ground' Black Roots proved that even after more than thirty years they were still alive and kicking, but this brand new 'Ghetto Feel' album is in a league of its own. This is roots reggae as we like it best and if we hadn't known better, we'd have suspected this to be a never released gem from the 1970s or 1980s. Combine an almost perfect instrumentation with inspiring roots lyrics and vocals and you get 'Ghetto Feel'. It's hard to choose favorites from the track list of 'Ghetto Feel', but we'll opt for 'Lonely Journey', the soulful title track 'Ghetto Feel' and closing track 'Stuck Pon Waff ', a song about the decline of the British Empire that in light of the upcoming Scottish referendum on independence couldn't have been more up to date. Roots gem you shouldn't pass up! Published 13 September 2014 -
  • Avatar for nubianrecords
    BREAKING NEWS - BLACK ROOTS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN EARLY AUTUMS 2014 Black Roots' next album, of new material, will be released by Soulbeats Records an independent label based in France that promotes reggae, soul and funk music. Nubian Records, the band's label, are very pleased to announce that they have signed an exclusive licensing deal with Soulbeats for Europe including the United Kingdom that will lead to the release of their next album in early autumn 2014. The licensing agreement includes an option to release a second album after this. There will be more announcements soon so stay tuned.
  • Avatar for adamreith
    one of the finest deep roots reggae outfit
  • Avatar for mark-lee
    Amazing set at Chill At The Mill on Saturday night. Top reggae.
  • Avatar for XBujinKoenX
    Happy to discover this!
  • Avatar for Sjanyk_San
    [group]One World - Many Cultures[/group] << join >> [group]anti-жлоб[/group]
  • Avatar for Old_Punka
    Great band!
  • Avatar for Robert161989
    very nice dub too
  • Avatar for voitoistia
    в холодной северной стране тоже любят черные корни!

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