J Boog – Wash House Ting (Wash House, 2016)
J Boog is part of the American reggae scene where feel good reggae is interweaved with soul/R&B influences and pop.
Wash House Ting features several guests, including two iconic reggae artists, Buju Banton and Gramps Morgan.
J Boog’s given name is Jerry Afemata. His family is of Samoan origin although he grew up in California listening to reggae. He later traveled to Jamaica to immerse himself in the island’s culture.
Wash House Ting is effectively crafted reggae with an instant crossover appeal.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.