On Sunday, March 10th, The Realignment Tour will be stopping in South Florida at the Victory Place International Worship Center (3842 N University Drive) in Sunrise. It features performances by Kevin Downswell, DJ Nicholas, Sean Lypher, Ashaala Shanae and many more.
Admission for adults is $25 USD and for children it’s $10 USD. For additional information persons should call 954-604-6229.
Friday, March 8th is recognized as International Women’s Day, and as such, there will be a slew of events taking place in various venues around the world all aimed at highlighting and celebrating women.
In Lund, Sweden, Ghanian dancehall and afro-beat artist Aurelia Dey will take center stage at Mejeriet (Stora Södergatan). She will present both her music and her opinions on topics like Afropean (African-European) equality and anti-racism movements. Persons interested in attending this event should visit its Facebook page for additional info.
Click here to check out Aurelia Dey’s latest song and video.
Amaziyah The Great is a versatile artist and lyrical poet who crosses all genres of music, with carefully constructed verses inspired from his personal experiences growing up in Frazers Content (Spanish Town, Jamaica), where he still resides today. There is no question that Amaziyah The Great is an accomplished writer known for composing quality songs that have brought him to the forefront.
On Wednesday, February 27th, Amaziyah The Great will be performing at Ruach Ru’s PON DI ENDZ. The event will take place at Kgn10 Sports Bar & Grill – located at 1a Hillview Avenue (off Eastwood Park Road) – in Kingston, Jamaica. Admission is free before 10 PM, $500 JMD after.
Jamaican ragga-soul artist, Karamanti, has just uploaded some visuals to her trending single “Be Yourself.” Shot in the Grants-Pen community in Kingston by herself and fellow colleague Charlie Bobus, the video captures the message and mood of the record, which is all about encouraging persons to be their authentic self.
“Be Yourself” is the first single from Karamanti‘s upcoming album. Click here or on the image above to watch, and remember to like, comment and share.
The crowned king of the dancehall, Beenie Man will be hosting the 2019 staging of his Summa Sizzle Music Festival on Saturday, August 10th in Clarendon, Jamaica. The 2018 event was a massive success that saw some of the biggest reggae and dancehall acts gracing the stage.
As additional information about the 2019 Summa Sizzle Festival comes to light, we will be sure to share it in Maria Jackson Magazine.
On February 8th, Iba Mahr released the official video for his single Concentrate, produced by Gold Up Music. The powerful song encourages us to stay focus on what we are doing and what we are about, while avoiding the trap of distraction that’s usually put in place by persons wanting us to fail.
Shot by RD Studios Jamaica, the visuals for the Concentrate is simply captivating. Click here to watch and remember to like, comment and share.
Aurelia Dey is the Swedish/Ghanaian Dancehall artist who, last year, released her much anticipated summer hit Sweet Love on the all female Swedish label GAL:ANT. Based on the single’s success, Aurelia rapidly did a remix of the song with established Ghanaian artist and producer Magnom.
Though the remix was made public at the end of 2018, it is just now being distributed to DJs and media houses in Jamaica, most of whom have had nothing but glowing reviews for both the record and the video. Sweet Love, which is about an obsessive, addictive love affair, falls inline with what is currently trending on the Jamaican dancehall scene.
Click here to watch the official video for Sweet Love and here to download the song.