Bobi Wine is a roots reggae artist turned politician who is working hard to be the next president of Uganda. According to Wine and his supporters, the current ruler – President Yoweri Museveni – is a dictator that must be removed.
Yoweri Museveni has been in power since the early 80s and Ugandans that we have heard from say that his Government has been involved in corruption for most of those years.
The official video for “Four Seasons,” track number seven on Dre Island‘s latest album (Now I Rise), is out now. The visuals, which is basically an upbeat lovers vibe, was posted to his YouTube channel at the end of November.
Click here or on the image above to check it out, and remember to like, comment and share.
Pittsburgh-based MC and activist, Jasiri X, just released what some are calling a very controversial track, titled “Rob Jeff Bezos.” The name clearly speaks to why so many people consider the song to be contentious. It implies that X is advocating for the robbing of American entrepreneur Jeff Bezos – the CEO of Amazon.
Though some are concerned about what the record may incite, fans and supporters of Jasiri are loving it! This is hip-hop in its purest form, from the beat, which was produced by Blak Czer, to the flow. Click here to listen and download “Rob Jeff Bezos.”
On Friday, November 27th and Saturday, November 28th, one of Jamaica’s biggest music festival, Reggae Sunsplash, returned, albeit in a virtual format. The show featured a mixture of veteran artists (Capleton, Tanya Stephens and Richie Spice), as well as some of the current trending talents (Agent Sasco, Romain Virgo, Dexta Daps, Masicka and Jesse Royal).
On night one it was refreshing to see Tanya Stephens, one of the most lyrical female artist in the reggae-dancehall industry, performing on such a major platform here on the island because in recent years she has been more dominant in the European scene. It goes without saying that the fire man, King Shango aka Capleton, burned the place down! The rastaman Richie Spice gave us a solid performance as he sang his hits back to back and brought some spiritual vibes to the event.
As for night two, it was all about Romain Virgo, Dexta Daps and Jesse Royal. They all gave great performances but truth be told Dexta Daps took the show. Because Maria Jackson Magazine focuses on positive music only we haven’t highlighted Dexta Daps too much but he is truly an amazing performer. Agent Sasco did so much talking through his set that it was difficult to really enjoy his show, and Masicka cursed so much that we had to tune out for most of his performance.
Welcome back Reggae Sunsplash, looking forward to 2021.
One of reggae’s most enchanting vocalist, Hezron, has just released the reggae remix for the 1970s hit song, “The Air That I Breathe,” originally performed by The Hollies.
The St. James singer gave a stellar performance on the record, so much so that persons who are familiar with other versions of the song seems more captivated by his reggae remake. Credit must also be given to the powerhouse production team who all played key roles to ensure that the overall record was done remarkably well. Lindel Thompson and Willie Lindo are the main producers, but they also enlisted Sly and Robbie to play drum and bass, and Robbie Lyn to play keyboard.
Hezron‘s “The Air That I Breathe” was officially released in mid November via the LTK 20 Records label; it is already getting heavy rotation on reggae platforms all over the world. Several music critics are predicting that this will be a major hit in 2021!
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD “THE AIR THAT I BREATHE”
Love him or hate him, no one can deny the fact that Nesbeth makes honest music that pulls us in and captures our attention. His new single, ‘Blood Letter,’ is a thought-provoking song produced by his recording imprint, Entertainment Soul Ltd.
Unlike his mega hit, ‘My Dream,’ which was all about himself and his aspirations, this new track, ‘Blood Letter,’ seems to be both to, and about the black race on a whole. Click here or on the image above to check out the stunning visuals and remember to like, comment and share.
Derrick Scott and his team will go live this Sunday, November 29th at 7:30 PM (Florida time) for his annual Gospel Mission Concert. It will stream live via dscottmusic dot net, his official website.
If you have not done so as yet be sure to get your ticket on eventbrite and tune in for what is promising to be an uplifting, inspirational and healing musical message.