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New Video: Bugle – Life Savior ft. Noah Powa & Norman Alexander (@BugleAn9ted @noahpowa @sonsonmoviestar)

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On Saturday, February 15th, Bugle released the official video for “Life Savior,” track number 10 on his album “Picture Perfect.” The song features selector turned artist Noah Powa and vocalist Norman Alexander.

Click here or on the image above to watch the video, and remember to like, comment and share.

Tomorrow Tarrus Riley Will Perform At Mayor’s Lounge In Kansas (@tarrusrileyja)

On Wednesday, February 19th, international recording artist Tarrus Riley and his support team – Dean Fraser and the Black Soil Band – will perform at the Mayor’s Lounge (1318 E. Park Street) in St. Olathe, Kansas. Additional music will be provided by DJ Natty Rankz and Dynamq.

Doors will open at 8:00 PM and there is a $30 USD entrance fee at the gate.

Dancehall Artist Shane O Drops Powerful Video “Appreciation”

On February 7th dancehall recording artist Shane O shared the official video for his single “Appreciation.” The video is very powerful as it highlights the importance of being thankful for all your blessings, regardless how small.

“Appreciation” was produced by Zimi Entertainment and the visuals were directed by African Kydd. Click here or on the image above to check out the video and remember to like, comment and share.

Common, Maxwell & Others To Celebrate Harry Belafonte’s 93rd Birthday At The Apollo Theater On Mar. 1st (@_MAXWELL_)


On Sunday, March 1st, a slew of top-tier artists from various genres will gather at the popular Apollo Theater (253 W 125th Street) in New York to celebrate the life and works of Harry Belafonte.

Confirmed artists includes: Alice Smith, Aloe Blacc, Common, Gael Faye, John Forté, Maxwell, Sheila E., Talib Kweli and that is just to name a few. This event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM local time, with ticket price starting at $58.50 USD.

Anthony B To Headline The 2020 Melbourne Splash Festival On Feb. 22nd (@AnthonyBReggae)

The 2020 Melbourne Splash Festival will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at Seaworks – 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown – in Victoria, Australia. It is scheduled to run from 1:00 to 10:00 PM UTC.

One of the headlining acts for this year is international reggae / dancehall artist Anthony B.

Warrior King Confirmed For Nature’s Album Launch Today! (@WarriorKing9)

Established roots reggae artist Warrior King is among those confirmed to perform at Nature Ellis‘ album launch on Monday, February 17th. The event will be held at KGN10 Sports Bar & Grill (1A Hillview Avenue) in Kingston, Jamaica from 6:00 PM local time.

Other artists that will be on the lineup are: Fred Locks, Ras Bogle, Paul Elliott, Gideon, Jah B, Nazamba, Oba Simba, Boom Dawn, Santina, Whitter, David Luther King, Steppa and Lash Larue.

The 35th Annual Stellar Awards Will Take Place On Mar. 27th In Las Vegas (@TheStellars)

The Stellar Awards is the first Gospel Music Awards show in America, honoring Gospel Music artists, writers and industry professionals for their contributions to the Gospel Music industry.

The 2020 staging will take place on Friday, March 27th at the Orleans Hotel & Casino – located at 4500 West Tropicana Avenue – in Las Vegas, Nevada from 6 to 9 PM PDT. Both Koryn Hawthorne and Jonathan McReynolds have been tapped with hosting duties this year.