In this week’s Reggae Reflection Spotlight, we feature the following hot items!
- Groovin in the Park Festival in NYC coming up on June 28th
- Kabaka Pyramid and Iba Mahr will be kicking off their Young Lions tour later this week.
- New Music Videos from Alaine and Stephen Marley
- Jah Cure release date for his new album “The Cure”
Festival Spotlight – 5th Annual Groovin in the Park NYC June 28th
Groovin in the Park 2015 takes place on Sunday, June 28th at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. Once again they have announced a stellar line up including outstanding Reggae artists Morgan Heritage, Luciano, Capleton, Cocoa Tea, and Lt Stitchie. They will share the stage with R&B sensation Billy Ocean and Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Michael Bolton. Veteran Jamaican Broadcaster Barry G will have the honor of hosting this year’s event.
Tour Spotlight – Kabaka Pyramid and Iba Mahr with The Bebble Rockers
NEW Video Spotlight
Alaine – Favorite Boy
The Official Video for Alaine’s latest single ‘”Favorite Boy” on the Country Bus Riddim by Chimney Records has been released. This is the first video from her new album “Ten of Hearts” and is sure to capture your heart as well.
Stephen Marley – Ghetto Boy
The official video for Stephen “Ragga” Marley’s new track “Ghetto Boy” featuring Jamaican dancehall stars Bounty Killer and Cobra. Directed by Shaun Escayg and shot in Jamaica, Stephen’s message aims to #BreakTheCycle and address gun violence with today’s youth. (source: Stephen Marley Youtube)
Jah Cure announces “The Cure” Album release date
Jah Cure co-produced the entire album with the help of reggae producers like Christopher “Sketch” Carey, Clive Hunt, Llmar “Riff Raff” Brown, Justin “Jus Bus” Nation and Trevor “Baby G” Washington James. The Cure features recent hits like his #1 reggae chart-topping John Legend cover “All of Me” (which received over 5 million YouTube views), “Rasta” (currently #1 on Clinton Lindsay’s NY reggae singles chart), “That Girl” and “Life We Live” as well as brand new singles including “No Friend of Mine” “Made In California,” “I Surrender” and many more. (source: VP Records press release)
We have heard a sneak peak of the new album and we think you will love it!
Jah Cure currently has tour dates slated for Europe this summer and makes a return appearance on the Welcome To JamRock Cruise this fall.
Some additional great news! We hear that Cure Fest will return to Jamaica this fall. Stay tuned for more information!
Keep up to date with Jah Cure on his official website – http://www.jah-cure.com/