LILA IKÉ SHARES A SOMBER CRY FOR TROUBLED YOUTH
IN NEW SONG AND VIDEO “WANTED” OUT JUNE 16
Apple Music Proclaims Jamaican Rising Star is The Future Of Black Music
All eyes are on Lila Iké, as the Jamaican upstart continues to turn heads. Today, the soulful artist unleashes a socially conscious warning on her new single and video “Wanted,” out via In.Digg.Nation Collective/Six Course Music/RCA Records. This month, Apple Music also spotlighted Lila Iké as one of their featured artists for The Future of Black Music campaign, ahead of her European tour.
THE MARLEY FAMILY, ISLAND RECORDS, AND UMe CELEBRATE THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS EXODUS WITH A SERIES OF DIGITAL RELEASES
LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Beginning today and throughout June, The Marley Family, Island Records, and UMe mark the 45th anniversary of Exodus – named the “Best Album of the 20th Century” by Time magazine in 1999 – with the digital premiere of three of the four nights from Bob Marley & the Wailers’ historic run at London’s Rainbow Theatre and a consolidated, revised digital Exodus: Deluxe Edition.
GRAMMY-NOMINATED REGGAE ARTIST JULIAN MARLEY ANNOUNCES NEW EP 1692, OUT THIS SEPTEMBER (via MONOM RECORDS)
NORTH AMERICA & EUROPE LIVE DATES SLATED FOR THIS SUMMER INCLUDING SUMMERJAM + REGGAELAND FESTIVALS
Today, two-time Grammy-nominated artist Julian Marley announces his upcoming EP, 1692 (out September via Monom Records), and shares the first single, an electronic take on the 1967 rocksteady single “The Tide Is High.”
SKIP MARLEY RELEASES NEW TRACK
OVER 440 MILLION GLOBAL ARTIST STREAMS
(April 22, 2022 – New York, NY) Chart-topping two-time Grammy©-nominated Skip Marley releases new track, “Change.” Produced and co-written by Oscar Holter (The Weeknd, Coldplay, Katy Perry, P!nk,) the feel-good, reggae tinged track brings all of the positive vibes at a time where the world needs it most.
SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI RETURNS
WITH LUMINOUS NEW BLUE NOTE ALBUM IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU OUT MAY 27
On May 27, the visionary South African pianist, composer, and healer Nduduzo Makhathini will release In the Spirit of Ntu, his milestone tenth studio album, his second album to be released on Blue Note Records in partnership with Universal Music Group Africa following Modes of Communication,…
BLUE NOTE RECORDS AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP AFRICA
ANNOUNCE THE CREATION OF A NEW IMPRINT
BLUE NOTE AFRICA
BLUE NOTE AFRICA LAUNCHES THIS SPRING WITH THE RELEASE OF
NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI’S NEWEST ALBUM IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU
The legendary Jazz label Blue Note Records and Universal Music Group Africa have announced the creation of Blue Note Africa, an exciting new imprint dedicated to signing Jazz artists from across the African continent,
Joseph Velvet Delivers Stellar Debut Album
Many years in the making and against all odds, singer Joseph Velvet has released his debut album “Perseverance.” The suitably titled effort is a true testament to the talent’s long journey in the music business and ability to overcome numerous obstacles. The courageous crooner’s latest effort is filled to the brim with 10 heartfelt Reggae songs.
GLOBAL REGGAE PIONEER
RELEASES ACOUSTIC MUSIC VIDEO FOR “HUMAN TOUCH”
Los Angeles, CA – February 11th, 2022 – Today, world-renowned musician, actor, singer, songwriter, producer, humanitarian, and global music legend Jimmy Cliff releases a heart-felt acoustic music video for his latest single, “Human Touch.” The GRAMMY Award winning artist offers the new visual in time to celebrate February’s Black History Month.