Chalwa

Chalwa

Chalwa has been located in Asheville, in the mountains of western North Carolina, since 2006. Their sound is heavily influenced by roots they have established through years of family ties in Jamaica. Sonically Chalwa draws from all sources and genres, but on stage and in the studio the expression is pure roots reggae. Perhaps this is what links Chalwa so closely to the spirit of reggae music in Jamaica; it is the comfort of and understanding of self that allows one to transcend sufferation and stereotypes and create something truly original... more