On Monday, October 7th, Yasiin Bey will be reading from selected poems (Ezra Pound, Hafiz, Rumi and others), as well as sharing special musical selections like Ethiopian throat singing and old Brazillian acoustic at the Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Avenue) in Brooklyn, New York. This will be an intimate look into what informs his creativity.
It will be held from 6:30 to 9:00 PM. There is an admission fee of approximately $25 USD.
Teban Cee, the CEO of TeamVibesy Music Group, is getting ready to release a brand new compilation entitled ‘Magic Touch Riddim.’ The project will feature music from various artists: Tsunami (Zimbabwe), Empress Pro (South Africa), Karamanti (Jamaica), Cathy Matete (Ghana), Blakka Yute (South Africa), Maffie Gee (South Africa) and of course Teban Cee.
Magic Touch Riddim is a captivating, groovy afrobeat sound with some elements of urban dancehall. It is scheduled for release in October.
International recording artist Gyptian will make his return to the popular music venue, Moe’s Alley (located at 1535 Commercial Way) in Santa Cruz, California on Friday, October 11th. He will be supported by Kava Jah and DJ Spleece.
Advance tickets for this event are going for $25 USD; it will be $30 USD on the day of the show.
Indian band, Sirens of Shanti, which is based in Toronto, Canada, has released a Bhangra mix of Rita Marley’s popular hit “One Draw.” Done in their native tongue, the song also features a couple verses from Jamaican dancehall artist Karamanti.
Click here to listen and download “One Draw” from iTunes.
Composer, songwriter, singer and performer, Clinton Fearon, will be live at the Flamingo Cantina (515 East 6th Street) in Austin, Texas on Friday, September 13th. He will be supported by Cas Haley.
This event begins at 9 PM and tickets, which are going for $15 USD, can be purchased via eventbrite.com.
Dancehall and Afro-beat artist, Aurelia Dey, has been nominated in two major categories by the Scandinavian Afrobeats Music Awards. The Ghanaian singer is up for both ‘Best Female Artist‘ and ‘Best Stage Performance.‘
The Scandinavian Afrobeats Music Awards will be held at Subtopia (located at Rotemannavägen 10, 14557 Norsborg) in Stockholms Län, Sweden on May 4th.
If you have not done so as yet, click here to check out Aurelia Dey’s latest video and here to see her performing ‘Sweet Love Pt.2’ live.
On Friday, May 3rd, Gospel FM Jamaica will be hosting the 2019 staging of their Gospel Reload concert. Artists that are confirmed for this year are: Kevin Downswell, Dian Barnett, Rhoda Isabella, Adrian Cunningham, Jabez, Lubert Levy, Kevin Heath, Raylene Lindo and that is just to name a few.
Gospel Reload will be held at the National Arena from 7 PM until … Pre-sold tickets, which are currently on sale at various locations in and around Kingston, are going for $2,000 JMD.