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Damian Marley to Open ‘Stony Hill’ Dispensary in Denver

By September 17, 2016Articles
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Dispensary marks the first in the series of announcements Marley will be making in the Cannabis space

Damian Marley-Island Stage Magazine

Partners with Tru Cannabis to Open Stony Hill Dispensary
in Denver, CO

NEW Album Stony Hill to Debut in January 2017

Friday, September 16, 2016 (Denver, CO)- GRAMMY® Award-winning artist
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley announces a partnership with Colorado-based cannabis leader, Tru Cannabis, for the brand new Stony Hill dispensary in Denver.

An organically grown partnership, the Stony Hill brand reflects Damian’s style and goes beyond just the product line. This is a full retail dispensary brand where the artist’s inimitable presence can be immediately felt. He personally helped develop and test the dispensary’s namesake and signature-Stony Hill- and it is evocative of his music, passions, and roots.

While many artists have attached and licensed their names to products as part of today’s cannabis renaissance, Marley’s partnership marks the first true alliance between an artist and dispensary. In addition, this news is the first in a series of announcements Damian Marley plans to make this year regarding partnerships and business deals in the cannabis world.


Damian Marley-Stony Hill-Island Stage Magazine The Stony Hill dispensary officially launches on September 22nd. To properly kick off the partnership, Damian will host an exclusive grand opening brand launch party that evening:
The Field House
1630 North Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80204
Doors 9pm
2016 is already shaping up to be one of Damian‘s busiest years yet. His anxiously awaited fourth full-length studio album, Stony Hill, will arrive in stores and at all digital retailers early next year. Its first single “Nail Pon Cross” has just been released and is already picking up momentum in the streets. Watch the thought provoking music video HERE. Today, he kicks off the “Road to Stony Hill” fall club tour on September 16 in Allston, MA at Brighton Music Hall. The full itinerary is included below.
All signs point to Stony Hill in 2016.
Tour Dates
9/16/2016            Allston, MA                  Brighton Music Hall
9/17/2016            New York, NY              Bowery Ballroom
9/18/2016            Washington DC           The Hamilton
9/20/2016            Chicago, IL                  Lincoln Hall
9/23/2016            Boulder, CO                 Fox Theatre
9/25/2016            San Francisco, CA      Great American Music Hall
9/27/2016            West Hollywood, CA   The Roxy Theatre
10/1/2016            Queens, NY                The Meadows Music & Arts Festival
For more about Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, please visit:
The youngest son of Reggae legend Bob Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley garnered his own place in music history when he became the first ever Reggae artist to win a GRAMMY outside of the “Reggae” category, taking home an award for “Best Urban/Alternative” performance for his title single, “Welcome To Jamrock“. The acclaimed 2005 breakthrough disc Welcome To Jamrock, also won a GRAMMY for “Best Reggae” Album. Marley has been shaking up stages all over the world for the past few years, first in collaboration with Nas on their Distant Relatives project, and then when he went on to partner with Skrillex for their groundbreaking track “Make It Bun Dem,” which Rolling Stone called “a monster mash up of dubstep and dancehall.”
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