Dre Island dropped off his debut album, Now I Rise.
Are you ready for the rising Dre Island? Now I Rise arrives on all major platforms today (May 29th) after a string of versatile singles and collaborations that have had fans calling for more. The newcomer’s unique sound and upliftment ethos has made him able to stand out and square up among the industry’s finest. His breakout song We Pray was one of 2018’s most replayed and requested releases, setting him up for continued success from that point on. Finally ready to unleash a solid body of work that speaks volumes and satisfies fans, the artiste, born Andre Johnson, steals the weekend with his highly anticipated debut.
Disun Future started his music career at an early age as part of Bobi Wine's Fire Base Crew in Kampala City Uganda. His love of music and performance is unstoppable and with time and experience he began producing his own music through Future Recordz and received airplay on both national and international frequencies.
He is known for giving 110% in high energy, fun and genuine performances and loves engaging his audience often getting amongst it to dance with the crowd.
Disun Future's music has since taken him around the globe on a world tour, through Dubai, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, East Africa and Australia, sharing his special brand of Reggae music with the world.
The free-spirited versatile artist Lila Iké is quickly climbing the ranks fusing a genre-bending sound of reggae, hip hop and R&B. Today (May 15), the 26-year-old singer unleashes her debut EP The ExPerience via RCA Records in conjunction with Six Course Records and In.Digg.Nation Collective.
Lila Iké has become one of the most sought-after musicians to emerge from Jamaica right now. She can freestyle and sing in the same breath. Her lyrics are razor sharp. Her cadence is bold. Her vocals are angelic, forming a cosmic combination and force to be reckoned with.
Peter Tosh famous Martin acoustic guitar and his Grammy awards are now up for grabs at a pawn shop.
TMZ reported that one member of the late reggae legend’s family pawn the singer’s 1987 Grammy for Best Reggae Album and one of his Martin acoustic guitars at the Dylan McDermitt of LBC Pawn in Somerville, MA.
McDermitt says that he got the Grammy for $4,000 and the guitar for $2,000. Here is the interesting part, he is now selling back the Grammy for $15,000 and the guitar for $20,000 which are of course negotiable.
Peter Tosh, who was a member of The Wailers, did not have a will when he was shot and killed in 1987. As a result his family members are still fighting over his estate.
The late reggae singer is probably turning in his grave right now.
Ninjaman continues to do his charitable work for his community even from behind bars.
Before going to prison, Ninjaman was very active in his community with a lot of charitable initiatives. So it was a big blow to his community when he was handed down a life sentence for murder in December of last year. Rather than focus his entire attention on his legal troubles, Ninjaman is instead putting on a charity event on August 17 and a number of dancehall artists will be turning out for the event.
A rep for the dancehall legend confirmed with Urban Islandz that the event called Jamboree will be a day and night event at Hyde Park football field on Hyde Park Road, Kingston 11. Ninjaman Foundation is organizing the event. Artists like Beenie Man, Tommy Lee Sparta, Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Ding Dong, Capleton, Busy Signal, and more will be performing. Fans should go out and support the event.
Ras Jahknow Band
Ras Jahknow, Melbourne’s freshest Roots Reggae Band, fronted by Roots Heavyweight Ras Jahknow, blaze a new soul and sound into Reggae. Passionate vocals in English, Portuguese, and Creole weave though the culturally diverse influences of multi-instrumentalist band members. From the African island nation of Cap verde,Guinea Conakry,Sri Lanka ,Tonga,Mauritius, Malaysia to Australia, the Band embodies the vision of unity, respect and peace, built on the foundation of irresistible Reggae rhythms.