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The Inaugural Reggae Gathering – Grammy© Nominee Party

By February 1, 2016Articles
Morgan Heritage-Island Stage Magazine-Issue 12

The Inaugural Reggae Gathering – Grammy© Nominee Party is a worldwide gathering and celebration of Reggae; melding timeless, upcoming and nostalgic acts, with rooted, captivating innovators and leading music industry executives, who continue to evolve its steadfast movement, along with enthusiastic fans who support the genre.


This premier “all-inclusive guest policy” pre-Grammy® event, held in the heart of Los Angeles at Los Globos, was created to embody the quintessential representation and celebration of the industry and it’s nominees through an on-point and uplifting gathering of genre specific industry executives, brimming with live music and live painting experience, paired with authentic Caribbean delicacy’s and a limited-host full bar and a star-studded patrons.


The innovators and experts in the genre, as well as both established and up and coming talent will be in full throttle with Morgan Heritage/58th Grammy Nominee, Leon, HIRIE, Jovi Rockwell, DJ Gramps Morgan, DJ Delano Renaissance Sound, DJ Westafa, The Los Angeles Reggae AllStars and other surprise acts to be announced. Trinidadian artist Pasco The Great, will execute a live painting showcase. Event hosts of the inaugural gathering will feature executives from some of the most profound labels, management and publicity firms, as well as key media, distribution and brands; all taking place under one exhilarating pre-Grammy© roof.

Select hosts for the inaugural event are:

  • Shaggy, a.k.a. Mr. Boombastic/ Ranch Entertainment
  • Eric Kohler – AEG Live
  • John Rollins – President/Magazine Consulting Team & Founding Publisher of Vibe
  • Clifton “Specialist” Dillon- Shang Records
  • Matt and Jon Phillips- Silverback Management
  • Pat McKay- SiriusXM Radio
  • Morgan Heritage – 58th Grammy Nominee
  • Lukes Morgan- Ineffable Music Group
  • Eddie Donaldson and James Marland – The Grow Division
  • “Native Wayne” Jobson- Indie 103.1 Radio
  • Rocky Dawuni – Artist/58th Grammy Nominee
  • Dana Shayegan- Collective Digital Studio
  • Richard Lue- VP Records Group
  • Cary Sullivan – Rocky Dawuni/Afro Funke’/Boomyard
  • Sire Dhone Johnson- RHA/ RSPK/Los Globos
  • Tanya Moore- Moore Media/ Moore CEG
  • Buppy Brown- Artist -Brown2Music Records
  • Junior Francis – The Reggae Show
  • Larry Little – Fortress Music/ Resident DTLA
  • Leon  – Actor/Musician
  • Leslie Cooney – Delicious Vinyl/ Boomyard
  • More to be announced…

The event is unique, as each host on the inaugural lineup contributes to the evening’s success, by giving back to the reggae community through their time, expertise and contributions. The brainchild of the Reggae Gathering Grammy Nominee Party is a collective of three founders, Sire Dhone Johnson, Lukes Morgan and Eddie Donaldson. The event will be held at 8pm on February 14th at Los Globos, located at 3040 West Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles, CA.


For more information regarding the event, please contact Eddie Donaldson of The Grow Division via email at:, or via phone at: (213) 804-5949. For media who would like to attend, please RSVP with Tanya Moore of Moore Media via email at: PR@MooreMedia.TV, or via phone at: (213) 454-0866 to RSVP.

“In celebrating the Reggae Gramm Nominees, The Reggae Gathering is an extension of it’s overall mission to be a body that celebrate inclusion and the true message on One Love.” – Sire Dhone Johnson/ RHA –RSPK -Los Globos


Totally righteous that the worldwide massive, whether in JA or U.S., or international, should gather at The Grammy’s/Los Angeles to celebrate the world’s most impactful-sound our rock-steady beat at the world’s greatest one-night musical event… listen-up!”-  John Rollins/ President of Magazine Consulting Team


“Celebrating the history and continued growth of reggae and its steadfast accomplishments through this event, alongside the talent and movers and shakers in this genre, is simply a natural progression in the movement – it’s called unity in community!” – Tanya Moore/ Moore Media


“It’s been long overdue that we join forces and come together to offer an opportunity to unite people in the industry. Together, we can progress and revolutionize the global reggae movement.” – Eddie Donaldson/ The Grow Division


“It is important for the Reggae community to create a presence during the GRAMMY week. We are part of the global music fraternity so to celebrate our achievements help bring conscious music into the epicenter of the music industry.” – Rocky Dawuni/ Artist/ 58th Grammy Nominee


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