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Jah Roots

Written by on 10/02/2023

Jah Roots


Jah Roots recorded its first album, Steppin Out Of Babylon in 2002.

In 2005 they released the albums More Herbs for the Youth and Babylon Weak Heart w/ Baddaflexx.

Their fourth album titled Crucial was released in 2006, and was a Billboard Charts Top 100 Reggae album as well as being listed in the “Top Ten Reggae Albums of 2007” on the island of Guam.

In April 2008 their fifth album Joy was released, charting on the “Billboard charts Top 100 Reggae Albums” as well.

For this album they were joined by reggae guitarist Junior Marvin – who served as lead guitarist for Bob Marley & The Wailers from 1977-1980.

Joy featured “Ganja Weed”, which won “Best Reggae Song 2008” by the Global Marijuana Music Awards.

Jah Roots toured with Grammy Award winning artists, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, and Bunny Wailer.

They have shared the stage with Luciano, George Clinton, H.R., Morgan Heritage, EOTO, Soldiers of Jah Army, Groundation, The Itals, Anthony B, Culture (band), Capleton, The Beat, Ky-Mani Marley and many other artists.

They played at South by Southwest ’07 & festivals such as Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, Summer Camp Music Festival, Chicago Reggae Fest, Tulsa, Oklahoma Reggae Fest, Dayton, Ohio Reggae Fest, San Antonio Reggae Fest, Schwagstock and were regulars at the Austin Reggae Festival.

The band toured regularly with Cas Haley from America’s Got Talent


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