In 2017, Chronixx dropped his long-awaited official debut, Chronology, Damian Marley returned with his first solo album in a dozen years in Stony Hill, and Samory I put the reggae world on notice with his impressive first LP, Black Gold. It was a significant year for reggae, to say the least. From pure roots and culture to soulful genre hybrids, these were our favorite reggae tunes of 2017.
For more of this year’s top reggae, stream/download DJ Shirkhan of Safari Sound’s Best Reggae 2017 mix here.
*Yes, there’s 12 tracks included here, not 10. Due to the related nature of several tracks, we’ve fit in some extra.