Blessed Love, One and All
This Week In Reggae: A new BUJU BANTON album due by year’s end. JADORE‘s children forced by police to cut dreadlocks and eat meat. BOUNTY KILLER and IYARA disagree on reason for split. SHENSEEA kisses another woman in bed. The 2019 International Reggae and World Music Awards winners revealed at ceremony. STEEL PULSE releases Mass Manipulation, their first album in 15 years. The downfall of THE COOL RULER. SPICE donates to single mother’s foundation. CASTRO BROWN passes away in London…
– A Likkle Labrish –
NEW BUJU BANTON ALBUM DUE BY YEAR’S END
BUJU BANTON‘s producer DONOVAN GERMAIN says a new album will be ready by year’s end.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/new-buju-album-by-years-end/
POLICE FORCE JADORE’S CHILDREN TO SHAVE LOCKS AND EAT MEAT
JADORE claims that police personnel forcibly removed his two home schooled Rastafarian children, aged four and eight, from their home, trimmed their locks and fed them meat.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/police-force-jadores-children-to-shave-locks-and-eat-meat/
BOUNTY KILLER AND IYARA DISAGREE ON REASON FOR SPLIT
IYARA said the primary reason for leaving Alliance Next Generation was due to lack of attention. BOUNTY KILLER disagrees and retorts.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/bounty-killer-and-iyara-split/
SHENSEEA KISSES ANOTHER WOMAN
Photos of SHENSEEA kissing another female in bed went viral online on Friday.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/shenseea-kisses-another-woman/
IRAWMA WINNERS AWARDED
The 37th International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) was held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew on May 11, 2019.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/2019-irawma-award-winners/
STEEL PULSE RELEASES FIRST ALBUM IN 15 YEARS
Review of STEEL PULSE‘s Mass Manipulation.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/steel-pulse-mass-manipulation/
THE DOWNFALL OF THE COOL RULER
GREGORY ISAACS once described his cocaine use as the greatest college he had ever attended, yet the one with the most expensive tuition.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/the-downfall-of-the-cool-ruler/
SPICE DONATES TO SINGLE MOTHER’S FOUNDATION
SPICE brought her check book to PAMPUTTAE’s Single Mothers Foundation and donated via her Grace Hamilton Women Empowerment Foundation.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/spice-donates-to-single-mothers-foundation/
REGGAE ICON CASTRO BROWN PASSES AWAY
Legendary reggae icon CASTRO BROWN passed away in London from complications of a heart attack at 68 years old.
FULL STORY: http://reggaeinseattle.com/castro-brown-passes-away/
– New Music –
DJ KHALED FT. BUJU BANTON, SIZZLA, MAVADO, 070 SHAKE – HOLY MOUNTAIN
COLLIE BUDDZ – SHOW LOVE
KONSHENS – HEAVEN DIS
FYAKIN – CONCRETE JUNGLE
BUSY SIGNAL – GOT TO TELL YOU
I-OCTANE – I SWEAR
– The Happenings: Local Reggae News –
COCOA TEA performed at the Nectar Lounge this week. His performance was on fire as reported by Reggae In Seattle’s Terri…
JUST ANNOUNCED!!! THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS have CANCELLED their June 14th performance at Nectar Lounge.
MORGAN HERITAGE with Jereme Morgan (plus Two Story Zori) bring their “Loyalty Tour” to Nectar Lounge on Friday, September 6, 2019.
PATO BANTON and the New Generation is coming to Nectar Lounge along with Lion of Judah Band on June 5th, 2019.
KABAKA PYRAMID and The Bebble Rockers will grace Seattle on May 22, 2019 at Nectar Lounge. Tickets – Admission $15 for advance purchase, 21 and over.
KRANIUM and Jada Kingdom performs at Nectar Lounge on Friday, June 7th.
KONSHENS is bringing his A-game to the Red Lounge on Saturday, June 8th. This will sell out. If you haven’t purchased your tickets, I suggest you do so. And, then get ready to turn up!
EP RELEASE PARTY!!!!! CLINTON FEARON & BOOGIE BROWN BAND is back at Nectar Lounge on June 8th with new music!!
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.
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.
If you have a local reggae event you would like to have featured in “This Week in Reggae”, please contact us at: info [at] reggaeinseattle [dot] com.
– Blessed Earth Strong –
This week we celebrate the Blessed Earth Strong of the following artists:
May 12 Donald Kinsey
May 13 Stevland Hardaway Morris aka Stevie Wonder
May 14 Winston Riley
May 16 Kim Nain
May 19 Grace Jones
May 19 Rohan Marley
– This Week in Reggae Playlist –
STEEL PULSE‘s new release Mass Manipulation:
– Meditation of the Week –
“A thousand candles can be lit by a single candle and yet not diminish the first candle’s light“
UNTIL NEXT WEEK – ONE LOVE