Are you interested in Christian reggae music? If you like to dance and sing to spiritual music, you may really enjoy the following Christian reggae artists:
This nine-member Christian reggae group has been performing for 20 years now. The group is multi-cultural and devoted to the mission of spreading the gospel through reggae music, some of which is aimed specifically at children and teens. The group was started by Mark Mohr in 1989, and in 2009, the group was honored at the Holy Hip Hop Awards ceremony. The group has featured many different members over the course of its history.
Jamaican gospel reggae artist Papa San is known for blending pop, rock, blues and reggae into a spiritual blend that will make you get up out of your chair and dance. Papa San's albums titled "Victory" and "Real and Personal" are known for their inspirational lyrics and grooving beats.
Carlene Davis was born in Jamaica but raised in the United Kingdom. She is a cancer survivor who attributes her recovery to God's blessing and healing power. While she is best known as a moving Christian reggae artist, she also has her master's degree in pastoral counseling and gives of her time to inspire others to follow Jesus.
Claudelle Clarke has been singing gospel reggae for 41 years. She is considered one of the trailblazers of spiritual reggae music. Her mission is to inspire faith in Jesus and promote peace and understanding through music.
The Current Christian Reggae Music Scene
Christian reggae is currently the fastest growing segment of the reggae genre. Early ska and rocksteady music took its inspiration for African spirituals and gospel music, so this return of reggae to spiritual topics is a kind of closing of the circle.
Many reggae artists who once only sang secular reggae are now including gospel reggae songs in their line ups. Don't be surprised if your favorite reggae artist introduces a spiritual piece or two in the next concert you attend.
If you're looking for famous reggae artists who will keep you jamming like you're on a beach in Jamaica, these are the folks you want to check out.
If you're into female reggae singers, you'll want to check out every one of the entertainers on this list. If you're new to the musical scene, these are some of the boldest women in the genre.