Daily Archives: August 17, 2016

Reggae Legend Peter Tosh To Be Honored With Opening Of New Museum In Kingston, Jamaica

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Peter Tosh will be honored with a museum in Kingston, Jamaica opening this fall. Tosh’s legacy as a founding member of Bob Marley and The Wailers, his solo career , activism and advocacy for Rastafarianism have left a lasting impression on Jamaican culture and the world. The museum opening coincides with the 40th anniversary of his 1976 hit single, “Legalize It.” Tosh’s M16 guitar and unicycle are two of his artifacts that will be on display and visitors can also purchase exclusive merchandise. The museum is a joint-venture collaboration between the Peter Tosh Estate, Pulse Investments Ltd, and Andrea Marlene Brown. The Peter Tosh Museum will open this October and for more information visit PeterTosh.com.

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Michael Kiwanuka Talks About Collaborating With Nas For The Get Down

Michael Kiwanuka talks to Australian hip-hop artist TUKA about working with Nas on the Baz Luhrmann Netflix series The Get Down. Kiwanuka and Nas recorded “Rule The World (I Came From The City)” and “Black Man In A White Man’s World” from Kiwanuka’s album are on the soundtrack. The British singer scored his first number one album when  Love & Hate went to the top of  the U.K. charts.

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Sa-Roc-Lord Of The Forest

Sa-Roc’s “Lord Of The Forest” video finds her back outdoors and with her boombox. Her Wisdom Wednesdays keep going each week with a new song and video. “Lord Of The Forest” can be downloaded from her Soundcloud page. There is no word yet on an album but her weekly output is building anticipation for one.

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Brookzill! Ladybug Mecca Mixtape 2

 

Brookzill! presents Mixtape 2 mixed by Ladybug Mecca and it’s a blend of Brazilian music and hip-hop much like their Throwback To The Future album coming out October 7th.

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Mick Jenkins Shares Spread Love From His Forthcoming Healing Component Album

Mick Jenkins shares “Spread Love” from his debut album,  The Healing Component. The album will be released September 23rd on his Free Nation label. He will go on a tour of North America next month with St. Louis rapper Smino.  Tickets for the tour are available today for $3 with RSVP at redbullsoundselect.com.

Mick Jenkins Quest For Love Tour Dates:

9/29 – The Crocodile – Seattle, WA

10/1 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR

10/04 – Bootleg Theater – Los Angeles, CA

10/06 – Marquis Theater – Denver, CO

10/08 – Empire Control Room – Austin, TX

10/11 – Aisle 5 – Atlanta, GA

10/12 – Exit / In – Nashville, TN

10/14 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY

10/15 – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA

10/18 – Adelaide Hall – Toronto, ON CANADA

10/20 – Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL

10/21 – Amsterdam Bar & Hall – Minneapolis, MN

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