Blessed Love, One and All
This Week In Reggae: KOFFEE reportedly writing for RIHANNA. MAVADO may be in Jamaica for his son’s murder trail. TONY REBEL speaks on gay rights activism. Hologram concerts with Reggae greats not far off. Jamaica to repeal OBEAH Act. Anniversary of BOB MARLEY‘s parents’ wedding.
– A Likkle Labrish –
KOFFEE REPORTEDLY WRITING FOR RIHANNA
KOFFEE is reportedly writing songs for RIHANNA‘s upcoming album with the working title R9.
MAVADO IN JAMAICA FOR SON’S MURDER TRIAL
MAVADO might be back in Jamaica from his self imposed exile to support his son in his murder trial.
TONY REBEL SPEAKS ON GAY ACTIVISM
TONY REBEL made a statement on the recent issues Reggae artists such as Buju Banton and Sizzla Kalonji have had with gay rights activists.
DECEASED ARTIST HOLOGRAM CONCERTS
The music industry has for years resurrected deceased artists through the use of holographic technology. A concert with BOB MARLEY, BUNNY WAILER and PETER TOSH has already been considered.
OBEAH ACT REPEAL
Jamaica will repeal a more than 100 year-old Obeah Act which made the practice illegal. This will enable Jamaicans who practice Obeah and those who visit the practitioners to do so without fear of criminal prosecution.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/obeah-act-repeal/
BOB MARLEY’S PARENTS’ WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
On June 09, 1944 the 59 year old Norval Sinclair Marley married 18 year old Sidilla Editha Malcolm. The following year on 06 February, 1945 Robert Nesta Marley was born.
– New Music –
BEENIE MAN – OFF SHORE
JAH BOUKS – REGGAE REVOLUTION
YOUNG GARVEY – COOL NATTY
CHRONIC LAW – BUY BI BYE
QUADA – NEW GYAL ALERT
TERRO DON – RUN DI PLACE
The Happenings: Local Reggae News –
His name is PATO BANTON and he brought his reggae ministry to Seattle’s Nectar Lounge. This was a fantastic show. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t sell the way it should have for this Grammy award nominated, BBC Lifetime Achievement Award winner. But, that didn’t stop Pato from doing what he does, interacting and engaging his audience into his brand of conscious reggae.
MYKAL ROSE WITH SLY & ROBBIE Is coming to Seattle!!! June 23rd at Nectar Lounge!! This is a match made in heaven!! Mykal Rose is the original voice of Black Uhuru. This show will go down as memorable.
We have two nights of ZIGGY MARLEY and MICHAEL FRANTI and Spearhead at Chateau Ste. Michelle on Friday and Saturday June 21st and June 22nd.
REBELUTION, COLLIE BUDDZ, along with Durand Jones & The Indications are going to be at Marymoor Park in Redmond on June 29th.
HEMPRESS SATIVA and the Unconquerebels will be at Rumba Notes Lounge on Friday, July 26th
TOOOOOOOOTS!!! YES! TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS are bringing their act to Benaroya Hall! #DoTheReggay August 1!!
MORGAN HERITAGE with Jereme Morgan, plus local opening band Two Story Zori, bring their “Loyalty Tour” to Nectar Lounge on Friday, September 6, 2019.
EVERY SATURDAY night is CARIBBEAN NIGHT at the Red Lounge with Reggae, Dancehall, Reggaeton, and Soca.
EVERY MONDAY is the Monday Night #JamJam at The Monkey Loft with DJ. Element and Zions Gate Sound.
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– Blessed Earth Strong –
This week we celebrate the Blessed Earth Strong of the following artists:
June 03 Joseph Benjamin “Joe” Higgs
June 03 Michael Wallace
June 04 Julian Marley
June 06 Norman Washington Jackson aka Tiger
June 06 Delroy Reid aka Junior Reid
– This Week in Reggae Playlist –
– Meditation of the Week –
“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.“
– George Bernard Shaw –
UNTIL NEXT WEEK – ONE LOVE