On April 14th, 2017, two of hip-hop’s most lyrical MCs, Talib Kweli & Styles P, got together and released an album titled Seven. Done on the Javotti Media and 3D label, Seven received great reviews from hip-hop critics all over the world.
A few days ago, Talib Kweli announced that Seven is now available on vinyl. The record can be purchased directly from Kweli’s digital store via the following link: https://kweliclub.com/products/talib-kweli-styles-p-the-seven-lp
The 2019 staging of the annual Bob Marley Celebration in Aarhus, Denmark will take place on February 23rd at Voxhall. Headlining the event will be The Dubbeez, a young reggae collective from Amsterdam and Almere, known for their roots reggae and dub sound. Also on the bill is Aarhus’ own Marley Band and popular roots selector Tiger Moth.
Tickets for the 2019 Bob Marley Celebration is now available on Voxhall’s website. Use the following link to purchase: https://fondenvoxhall.dk/koncerter/bob-marley-reggae-celebration.
The New Forest community in Manchester, Jamaica is anxiously awaiting the first staging of the annual Winter Splash Concert slated to take place on the New Forest Primary School football field on Saturday, December 22, 2018.
Several artists will be performing; among them is the energy god Elephant Man. Entrance fee at the gate is $2,000 JMD. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the New Forest Primary School and other community development projects.
Reggae artist Alborosie returns to the European stages in 2019 to celebrate his 25-year career and promote his latest album “Unbreakable – Alborosie meets The Wailers United,” released in June. It features collaborations with the original formation of The Wailers (Aston “Family Man” Barrett, Junior Marvin and Tyrone Downie) and Aston Barrett Jr.
Unbreakable has fourteen tracks of pure roots reggae, as well as some more modern sounds.
On Wednesday, December 26th, Miguel Collins, better known as Sizzla, will headline the Ambition Concert at John Stone Lawn in Mannings Hill, Stony Hill,St. Andrew, Jamaica. Kalonji will be joined by Popcaan, Dre Island, Chase Cross and several other artists. Music will provided by King Tafari and admission is $500 JMD.
Regeneration is a New Year’s Gospel Concert and social gathering, in which the entire family can come out immediately after watch-night service and celebrate the New Year in fellowship with God and each other.
Headlining this year’s concert are Goddy Goddy and international artist DJ Nicholas. Regeneration 2019 will be held on January 1st at the Mandeville Primary & Junior High School from 12:30 AM to 6 AM. This event is being hosted by the Anointed Musicianz & Singers.
Recording artist Gyptian will be hosting his show, Gypy Winter Festival, on Saturday, December 22nd at the Golden Springs Community Center in Kingston, Jamaica.
Luciano and Fantan Mojah will join the likes of Capleton, Richie Spice, Turbulence, Iba Mahr and several other top-tier artists on this event. Admission is $1,500 JMD with proceeds going towards a computer lab at Oberlin High School.