Mikey General Among Confirmed Performers For Skan King’s EP Launch (@MikeyGeneral7)

On August 28th, emerging reggae artist Skan King will celebrate the release of his first EP, Faith in Work, with a launch at Grafton Studio (2B Grafton Road) in Kingston, Jamaica.

This is a free event that is open to the public, and one that will feature performances from several artists. Among them will be veteran roots-reggae singer Mikey General. He will be joined by Gideon, Joseph Mathias, Shemana and more.

Nas Announces The Release Date For “King’s Disease II” (@Nas)

The global hip-hop community is in a frenzy after learning that Nas will be releasing a follow up to his Grammy-winning album, King’s Disease. Earlier today (July 29th) the New York rapper announced that part-two will be coming on August 6th.

Sticking with what works, King’s Disease II will be produced by Hit-Boy, who is also behind the production in King’s Disease. Additionally, the sequel will be on Nas‘ Mass Appeal label.

Minister Taf Nominated For Best Gospel Act (@Minister_Taf)

Jamaican born – UK based gospel recording artist Minister Taf has been recognized by the Caribbean Afro Music Awards (CAMA) for the talent and hard work he has shown throughout the year.

He has been nominated in the category of Best Gospel Act, a position he now shares with top-tier Christian performers like Lt. Stitchie, Omari and others. Members of the public are being encouraged to vote for their preferred artist by July 31st, 2021. CLICK HERE TO VOTE.

Joan Armatrading To Do Livestream Concert This Weekend (@ArmatradingJoan)

This weekend, specifically on Saturday, July 31st, three times Grammy and two times Brit Award nominee Joan Armatrading will do a virtual concert to support her new album Consequences.

The live show will begin streaming at 3PM ET and will be available for a full twenty-four hours. Click here for additional information.

Maverick City Music To Perform At “GraceFest Worship” In Palmdale, CA On Sept. 18

After a difficult year of separation, the annual GraceFest Worship is back! It will take place on Saturday, September 18 at the Palmdale Amphitheater, located at 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. in Palmdale, California.

Join Maverick City Music, Pat Barrett, and Bryan & Katie Torwalt for what the organizers are promising will be an unforgettable night of worship with community, family, friends, and faith. Click here for tickets.

RL, Montel Jordan, Ginuwine & Dru Hill For “Summer Jam” In Rochester On Aug. 19th

The Beat 105.5 is delivering another old school Summer Jam R&B show. This one is set for Thursday, August 19th at the Rochester Auditorium Theater (885 E Main St) in Rochester, New York.

The lineup includes major rhythm and blues stars: RL, Montel Jordan, Ginuwine and Dru Hill. Tickets, which start at $67 USD, are now available via Ticketmaster.

Mykal Rose & Red Rat Confirmed For “Reggae Summer Splash” In Miami

As Jamaicans all over the world celebrate their 59th year of independence on August 6th, the city of Miami, in collaboration with Shannan Ighodaro, will join the festivities by presenting an event dubbed Reggae Summer Splash.

It will be held on Saturday, August 7th at Bunche Park Pool (located at 15727 NW 22nd Avenue) in Miami Gardens, Florida.

As the name implies, the affair will feature live reggae music from top-tier Jamaican artists. The two main headliners are Grammy award-winning reggae singer Mykal Rose and dancehall recording artist Red Rat. This event is powered by Inner Circle.