Meet the 'Germaican' German reggae stars
26 August 2013 Last updated at 00:20 BST
A summer of music festivals is under way across Europe - and in Germany the reggae festival line-ups are attracting huge attention.
But it is not just Jamaican artists filling the stages - many of the shows have also featured home-grown German reggae bands and artists.
These so-called 'Germaicans' have embraced Jamaican culture and Rasta beliefs, and are appealing to a new generation of young Europeans - many of whom are disillusioned with the status quo.
BBC News visited a reggae festival in Germany to find out more.
Video journalists: Nina Robinson, Andy Brownstone