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International Acts Shatta Wale and Stylo G Join Badda General and ZJ Liquid for Explosive ‘Barrel Remix’

Kingston, Jamaica -- April 2021 (Acclaim PR) -- As if the “Barrel” couldn’t get anymore packed with treats, Badda General and ZJ Liquid have been joined by international acts Shatta Wale and Stylo G — respectively the Ghanaian and British “Kings of Reggae Dancehall” — for the new “Barrel Remix,” which embodies music greatness!  The April release, produced…
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April 16, 2021
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Sean Paul Release Visuals For Single “Everest”

Featuring Masicka And Skilibeng via FADER PREMIERE New York, NY, April 16th 2021. Coming on the heels of the release of his seventh studio album, ‘Live N Livin’, Sean Paul is ready to release the visuals for one of his tracks “Everest” featuring dancehall artistes Masicka and Skillibeng. Directed by Kieran Khan Productions, Everest was shot in…
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April 16, 2021
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Sean Paul’s “Live N Livin”Album Review

Written By Jen Cheshire “'Live N Livin' is one of two albums from the multi-award-winning Jamaican dancehall star, Sean Paul, offering a collaboration over confrontation undertone that showcases unity in Dancehall. The album was inspired by the perception of members of the music industry that dancehall is dead, instead, Sean Paul believes dancehall is alive…
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March 24, 2021
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A Conversation With Sean Paul

Uptown Rude Boy Returns to Conscious Music with New Album “Live N Livin.” By Shelah Moody  Buju is a hero to me— someone I’ve looked up to throughout his career. When he was incarcerated, I was able to visit him twice; just to give him the strength; just to tell him that no one has…
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March 22, 2021
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Meet Carlos Vives

Getting to know Carlos Vives! Island Stage first learned about Carlos Vives in 2020 after Ziggy Marley shared his featured collaboration with Vives on the track "El Hilo" from Vives recent album release, Cumbiana. We caught up with Carlos for a quick Q & A. With more than 20 million albums sold worldwide, Carlos Vives…
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March 17, 2021
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Skip Marley documentary premieres on VIBE

PREMIERES LET'S TAKE IT HIGHER DOCUMENTARY ON VIBE.COM FILM FEATURES H.E.R., RICK ROSS, D SMOKE, INNER CIRCLE, MARCIA GRIFFITHS, MARLEY FAMILY  WATCH LET'S TAKE IT HIGHER ON VIBE.COM For immediate release:March 12, 2021 – New York, NYLet's Take it Higher is a 25-minute documentary that portrays Skip Marley at home during the pandemic living life just like the rest of us --…
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March 12, 2021
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Etana and Stonebwoy bring heat with “Proppa” official video

ETANA AND STONEBWOY HEAT UP THE WINTER WITH "PROPPA" VIDEO  JAMAICAN REGGAE-SOUL QUEEN AND GHANIAN AFROPOP KING TEAM UP FOR DEBUT VISUALS FROM ETANA'S UPCOMING ALBUM LISTEN "PROPPA (FT. STONEBWOY)" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr8CWviXgUc WATCH"PROPPA (FT. STONEBWOY)" OFFICIAL VIDEO "The addictive tune blends dancehall and afrobeats into a standout production." - OkayAfrica Following the release of her brand new single "Proppa…
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March 5, 2021
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Music Giant Shinehead Brings the Heat This Winter with New Music

Shinehead Brings the Heat This Winter with New MusicLegendary Artist Drops Sought-after 'The Makings of You' Single in February as homage to Reggae Month and Black History Month Los Angeles, CA -- February 2021 (Acclaim PR) -- On Valentine's Day, music luminary Shinehead (@kingston12hifi @original_shinehead) dropped the long awaited "The Makings of You" single. The powerhouse release, which…
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February 18, 2021
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Bachaco presents their new promotional single:

“La Policía” Listen to “La Policía” here Pre-save the track here Coming out on February 20, 2021 “La Policía” is Bachaco’s new promotional single that couples a catchy melody and relaxed riffs with tongue-in-cheek parody and sarcasm to depict the story of an old lady and her weed-smoking, party-loving neighbor. Stylized through Latin Cumbia and…
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February 17, 2021
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Bob Marley-Survival 76 animated Video

TUFF GONG CONTINUES WITH BOB MARLEY "SURVIVAL 76" EARTHSTRONG CELEBRATIONS PREMIERES ANIMATED "SURVIVAL" VIDEO IN COLLABORATION WITH ISLAND STAGE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBjzG5SWLYE&feature=youtu.be WATCH THE "SURVIVAL 76" ANIMATED VIDEO"SURVIVAL 76" CYPHER VIDEOFEATURING SKIP MARLEY, TIFA, AGENT SASCO,TANYA STEPHENS, KABAKA PYRAMID AND JO MERSA MARLEY NOW AVAILABLE ON TUFF GONG TELEVISIONTRACK PRODUCED BY ZJ SPARKS AND LOUD CITYWATCH "SURVIVAL…
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February 11, 2021
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Virtual Stage Set for Bob Marley’s 76th Earthstrong Celebration

VIRTUAL STAGE SET FOR BOB MARLEY’S ANNUAL EARTHSTRONG CELEBRATION AS THE MARLEY FAMILY TEAMS WITH GLOBAL AND LOCAL PARTNERS FOR COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS LEADING UP TO MARLEY’S 76TH BIRTHDAY ON FEBRUARY 6TH. SURVIVAL IS THE THEME WHEN BOB MARLEY MUSEUM TAKES ITS ANNUAL DAY LONG EARTHSTRONG CELEBRATION ONLINE TO TUFF GONG TELEVISION WITH AN ALL-STAR LINEUP ON…
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January 29, 2021
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Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio on SiriusXM channel to launch on Dec 3

SiriusXM Joins Forces With The Bob Marley Family To Launch “Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio” Channel Exclusively on SiriusXM On December 3rdSiriusXM’s latest year-round artist-focused channel to showcase the music of Bob Marley and family along with a wide range of new and classic reggae music Channel to feature special shows hosted by Marley family members…
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December 1, 2020
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Chris Thomas The CEO I.W.A.A.D. Music

Cover photo by Rudy Ran Tommy Thomas, Lloyd Forrest, and lead singer Sam Bramwell of Jamaican group The Chantells -- aren't exactly the best-known roots harmony trio, but their limited output included 1978's smash "Waiting in the Park" and a body of respected tunes, mostly romantic odes showcasing their sweet vocals. The only full album,…
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October 4, 2020
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A Conversation with Skip Marley

Cover photo ©Jack McKain Skip Marley Island Stage interview  By Shelah Moody ”Slow down, youth man, slow down Slow down, young girls, slow down” -Burning Spear, “Creation,” “Rasta Business” ”The smallest change in perspective can transform a life.” --Skip Marley  Slow down.  This may be the catch phrase of the current pandemic culture. While the…
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August 17, 2020
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Cedella Marley Honored with a Jamaica National Award

Congratulations Cedella Marley CD The Bob Marley Group of Companies in Jamaica congratulates our CEO, Cedella Marley, on the honour of being a recipient of a Jamaican National Award to be presented at the official ceremony hosted by the Governor General later this year on National Heroes’ Day in October. ©George Kamper Kingston, Jamaica –…
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August 7, 2020
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Skip Marley releases “Make Me Feel (feat. Rick Ross and Ari Lennox)”

RELEASES NEW SINGLE “MAKE ME FEEL” FEATURING RICK ROSS & ARI LENNOX VIA TUFF GONG/ISLAND RECORDS LISTEN TO “MAKE ME FEEL” BUILDS ON SUCCESS OF #1 GLOBAL SMASH "SLOW DOWN" COLLABO WITH H.E.R., FROM SKIP’S DEBUT EP COMING IN AUGUST  (July 31, 2020 – New York, NY)Skip Marley, whose history-making global hit "Slow Down" with Grammy© Award-winning artist H.E.R. reached #1 on the Billboard Adult…
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July 31, 2020
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Toots and The Maytals reveal official video for “Warning Warning”

TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS UNVEIL POIGNANT NEW VIDEO FOR‘WARNING WARNING’FIRST STUDIO ALBUM IN A DECADE TO BE RELEASED VIA TROJAN JAMAICA/BMG ON AUGUST 28 – PRE-SAVE/ORDER PRE-SAVE/ORDER ‘GOT TO BE TOUGH’ LP (OUT AUGUST 28)“’Got To Be Tough’ is a reminder to stay strong when corrupt systems rear their heads.” – Rolling Stone Magazine“The song is an inspirational…
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July 24, 2020
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Rootz Underground “Red-Gold-Green Album” Review

Written by Jen Cheshire When I was asked to write this album review and received the project, I was a bit overwhelmed by the size of the “Red-Gold-Green Album” as it is three albums together. I couldn’t understand why anyone would release three albums as one project, but after reading the album bio, I realized…
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July 23, 2020
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Tuff Gong International & Amplified Music release a new version of the global anthem ‘One Love’ in support of UNICEF

Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music release a new version of the global anthem  'One Love' Re-recording of iconic anthem will support UNICEF’s Reimagine campaign, a global fundraising appeal to respond, recover and reimagine a post-COVID-19 world fit for children. Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music has released a new version of the global anthem 'One Love'…
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July 22, 2020
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Let the voices be heard -Conscious reggae, dance-hall and hip- hop on the rise: Repositioning Zimbabwe on the global musical landscape

By Collence Chisita Zimbabwe’s  musical landscape has never been the same  since the late and great Robert Nesta Marley graced the independence celebrations on the 18th of April , 1980  as he belted out hits  from the album “Survival” which features the classical track  Zimbabwe.  Chitando (2007) noted that Robert Nesta Marley, the incomparable reggae artist provided the most enthralling and inspiring entertainment…
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July 16, 2020
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THE ROOTS PICNIC PARTNERS WITH MICHELLE OBAMA’S WHEN WE ALL VOTE FOR VIRTUAL FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE

HOSTED BY QUESTLOVE, BLACK THOUGHT & WHEN WE ALL VOTE& EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY LIVE NATION URBAN, TWO ONE FIVE ENTERTAINMENT & DPSTHE EVENT TO STREAM EXCLUSIVELY ON YOUTUBE SATURDAY, JUNE 27THEvent to Feature Performances as Well as Segments with Musicians,Athletes, When We All Vote Co-Chairs and The RootsEchoing the Importance of Registering to VotePerformances by The Roots, H.E.R.,…
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June 23, 2020
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White Stone Productions Releases FREEDOM (THE DECLARATION OF RIGHTS) EP

WHITE STONE PRODUCTIONS RELEASES FREEDOM (THE DECARATION OF RIGHTS)8 SONGS BY 12 AMAZING ARTISTES !!!PRODUCED BY JUBBA WHITE (DUBTONIC KRU) AVAILABLE NOW ON ALL DIGITAL PLATFORMSFROM WHITE STONE PRODUCTIONSDISTRIBUTED BY TUFF GONG INTERNATIONAL LISTEN NOW JUNETEENTH, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Cel-Liberation Day, is celebrated in the USA on June 19.  On June 19, 1865, the…
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June 19, 2020