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THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS RELEASE BRAND NEW 2 CD/DVD REGGAE ANTHOLOGY: PASS THE KNOWLEDGE AVAILABLE NOW ON 17 NORTH PARADE

On August 27, 2013, 17 North Parade unlocked its vaults once again to unveil The Mighty Diamonds’ 2CD/DVD Reggae Anthology Pass The Knowledge. In support of the album, the band will tour Europe in October and then head to the United States. See European dates below and the U.S. portion of the tour will be announced shortly. The remarkable 39-track selection from the legendary Jamaican harmony trio features their most…

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GYPTIAN PRESENTED WITH GOLD PLAQUE FOR “HOLD YOU” AT THE GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL IN QUEENS, NY

This past Sunday (July 21), Gyptian made a surprise guest appearance at the third annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, which attracted over 15,000 people to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY to celebrate the finest Caribbean cuisine, culture and music. Irie Jam’s 93.5 FM radio personality DJ Roy called the reggae star to the main stage to present him a RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) certified Gold plaque for…

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THE LEGENDARY REGGAE QUINTET MORGAN HERITAGE REUNITE ON THEIR FIRST ALBUM IN FIVE YEARS

Nearly two decades and ten albums later, the mission has come full circle for Morgan Heritage. After respective solo careers and music ventures of their own, the famed sibling group – consisting of Peetah (vocals), Una (keyboard/vocals), Gramps (keyboard/vocals), Lukes (rhythm guitar) and Mojo” (percussion/vocals) – returns this summer with their first studio album in five years, Here Come The Kings. The new album, which explores new sounds that successfully…

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SIZZLA ANNOUNCES 70TH ALBUM THE MESSIAH OUT ON HIS OWN KALONJI MUSIC AND VP RECORDS

One of reggae’s most prolific artists Sizzla returns with his 70th album The Messiah on May 28th (Kalonji Music/VP Records). Since his emergence in 1995, the enigmatic vocalist has undeniably put his stamp on the genre regardless of the current style or trend. His latest effort showcases his musical depth, passion and precision in partnership with Bread Back productions. Mostly written and executive produced by Sizzla himself, Kalonji’s full scope…

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AFRICAN REGGAE LEGEND ALPHA BLONDY GEARS UP FOR U.S. SUMMER TOUR AND THE RELEASE OF HIS LATEST STUDIO ALBUM MYSTIC POWER AVAILABLE JULY 30

With over 15 albums under his belt, West-African reggae vocalist Alpha Blondy returns this summer with a North American tour and his latest studio effort Mystic Power (available July 30 on VP Records). On Mystic Power, Alpha Blondy stays true to his signature contemporary world sound. His unmistakable vocals (which are a mix of English, French and his native language Dioula) are filled with socially-charged messages that effortlessly ride over…

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MORGAN HERITAGE UNLEASH BRAND NEW VIDEO FOR “PERFECT LOVE SONG” OFF EAGERLY AWAITED ALBUM HERE COME THE KINGS OUT JUNE 11

While the 5-piece reggae outfit is revving up for their studio release Here Come The Kings (June 11, VP Records) and European summer tour, Morgan Heritage unveil the visual for the album’s first single “Perfect Love Song.” The video was shot in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood and directed by Miami’s own Spencer Antle, who is also the founder of Island Company. Check out EBONY’s exclusive premiere of Morgan Heritage’s “Perfect…

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