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|Spice, Shaggy And Sean Paul For ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Late Nite TV Show on June 15|
|Dancehall superstars Spice, Shaggy, and Sean Paul are set to appear on the popular American late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, which is hosted by comedian and producer Jimmy Kimmel.|
The Jamaican trio are billed to appear on the ABC show on June 15, according to Instagram posts yesterday shared by all three singers where they urged their followers to tune in.
Each week Jimmy Kimmel Live! welcomes several special guests including actors and artists who discuss their current projects and/or perform their latest hit songs. In July 2019, Jamaican sensation Koffee made her US television debut on the popular show where she performed her hit single, Toast.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is in its 19th season and is produced on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. The show airs every weeknight at 11:35 pm EST on ABC and has recently been pulling in about 1.75 million viewers each night, according to Deadline.
Spice, Shaggy, and Sean Paul will also be performing on ABC’s Good Morning America‘s Summer Series Concert on June 11.
Their recent collaboration, Go Down Deh, is expected to form the centerpiece of their appearances on both shows. The song’s Jay Will (Game Over) directed music video has received over 10 million views on YouTube since its release on May 1.
Go Down Deh will appear on Spice‘s debut album, TEN, which is executive produced by Shaggy and will be released in July via VP Records.
|The Mighty Diamonds 50th anniversary celebration online concert – Friday, June 11|
The 1982 Grammy-nominated Mighty Diamonds are celebrating over 50 years in the reggae music industry with a concert broadcasting on Friday, June 11th, 2021 at 8:00 pm on www.rastafest.tv and
Formed in Trench Town in 1969, one of Jamaica's premier harmony trios continues to record and perform for reggae music lovers throughout four continents. Celebrating the rare distinction of more than 50 years of making music together from the most militant roots reggae to the sweetest lovers’ rock, The Mighty Diamonds are Lloyd “Judge” Ferguson, Fitzroy “Bunny” Simpson, and Donald “Tabby” Shaw. All three members sing on the recordings and during live performances, Donald "Tabby" Shaw is the lead vocal.
The Jamaica-based Mighty Diamonds celebrate 50 years of performing as a group in 2019, making their iconic contributions to reggae music a golden opportunity for these living legends to continue to perform songs that we love to enjoy live and direct in a city near you. In recognition of The Mighty Diamonds’ 50th anniversary, Masani Productions produced a series of Jamaican concerts in January 2020 in Montego Bay at Rastafari Indigenous Villa and in Negril at Roots Bamboo.
Look out for The Mighty Diamond's brand new CD launching on Rastafest virtual festival on Saturday, August 21st, 2021 as they celebrate more than 50 years in the reggae music industry.
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|Canada - Here are the 2021 Juno Award winners|
Reggae recording of the year:
"Give it All," Ammoye
"Black Man," Blessed
"Roots Rock," Dubmatix featuring Micah Shemaiah, Lasai & Big Sugar
"Let it be Done," Kirk Diamond
"I Pray," Töme and Sean Kingston
|Santa Cruz, CA Friday June 11: YaadCore and Subatomic SoundSystem|
119 Madrone St. Santa Cruz, CA. 95060
|Island Vibe Music Festival San Diego, CA|
|Reggae On The Patio - Portland, Oregon|
Star Theater and Trinity Sound Present:
REGGAE ON THE PATIO
Every Friday 5-9pm. Free.
Star Theater, 13 Northwest 6th Ave, Downtown Portland
MUSIC BY TRINITY SOUND
|Fouta Records Announces New album by Artist Mystique|
|GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING REGGAE ROYALTY MORGAN HERITAGE RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED LEGACY ALBUM TODAY!|
|DISTRIBUTES EXCLUSIVE NFTS IN BONDLY BLOCKCHAIN PARTNERSHIP FOR ALBUM RELEASE|
FEATURES ZIGGY & STEPHEN MARLEY, TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS, DIAMOND PLATNUMZ, BOUNTY KILLER, BERES HAMMOND, SHAGGY, REBELUTION, CHRONIXX, SOJA, J BOOG & MORE!
LISTEN to LEGACY ALBUM HERE
The Gold NFT Bundles can also be downloaded HERE.
(Kingston, JA - Two-time Grammy-award winning Reggae band, Morgan Heritage today releases their highly anticipated forthcoming album, Legacy, via CTBC Music Group distributed by ONErpm. The album makes its official premiere following the release of their latest single, "The World is Yours," and is now available at all DSPs and streaming services. Gold NFTs to commemorate the release are also available exclusively on the blockchain.
On the heels of their 2019 project, LOYALTY, the Reggae family is excited to release a project that truly embodies the trajectory of Morgan Heritage. Featuring some of their greatest hit songs, Legacy encompasses the music that has helped define the global stars to date including "Don't Haffi Dread," "Down by the River," and “Tell Me How Come”. The album features Ziggy and Stephen Marley, Bounty Killer, Shaggy, Rebelution, Beres Hammond, Patoranking, Stonebwoy, Jemere Morgan, Esh Morgan, R. City and more. These chart-topping multi Grammy winners have shaped the narrative of Reggae music across the global stage and they have released a project that celebrates their living legacy.
In addition to traditionally releasing Legacy via DSPs, the band has teamed up with cryptocurrency blockchain NFT Solutions to also release exclusive merch bundle deals via Bondly Finance. Specially made packages include NFTs with the new album, merchandise, as well as, a giveaway of over $10,000 in prizes. The highly desirable Gold NFT bundles include a digital download of Legacy, and a Gold NFT from Bondly Finance. The prizes include a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card, a Vizio 50" TV with a PS5 and a MacBook Pro 13” 256 GB, as well as free VIP Access to the Legacy Live Stream Virtual Concert, 2 VIP tickets and a VIP experience for every token holder to 1 Morgan Heritage concert anywhere in the world (excluding festivals) with a few minutes to hang out with the group, and Morgan Heritage x Bondly swag that includes an autographed Legacy album poster. As the trajectory of the musical landscape shifts to a more digitally inclusive space, the Reggae band aims to reach their fans across all platforms and generations.
Morgan Heritage states “The combination of music and technology is more relevant today than ever. We’re excited about what the future holds not just for Reggae music but entertainment on a whole. As we saw the internet change the world, we believe the blockchain will again change the world and it’s important to us that our fans are not only aware but are involved as early as possible.”
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|PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION: TOOTS HIBBERT FOR THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME|
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This campaign is spearheaded by reggae aficionado
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|Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell.|
|Armenian-American writer William Saroyan penned these words in his breakthrough article “The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze,” published in 1934. The quote above is part of a longer, rousing piece of advice that reads like a rallying cry to live life to its fullest: "Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste the food when you eat, and when you sleep really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive."
|Richie B's Jamaican Reggae Airplay Charts |
|Jamaica Music Countdown — By Richard ‘Richie B’ Burgess|
Marcus Garvey passes away at 52 in London, England. (b. August 17, 1887)
His body was later returned to Jamaica where it was buried in the National Heroes Park. In 1964 he was declared a Jamaica's first National Hero.
Maxi Priest (Max Elliot) is born in London, England.
Singer Ruddy Thomas dies after collapsing on the stage of Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC). He was 54.
Eric Donaldson is born in Jamaica.
Admiral Bailey is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
Maine decrim becomes law.
Singer Jennifer Lara dies in the Kingston Public Hospital from an apparent brain haemorrhage and high blood pressure at the age of 52.
Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment after conviction for "sabotaging" the South African government.
Bounty Killer (Rodney Basil Price) is born at Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica.
UB40's cover of Elvis Presley's 1962 hit, "Can't Help Falling In Love", featured on the soundtrack to "Sliver", tops the U.K. chart.
(Originally recorded for the film "Honeymoon In Vegas", it had been bumped in favor of Bono's version.) It will go on to top the charts in 17 countries.
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