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Steven ‘Di Genius’ Mcgregor produced 2 songs on John Legend’s “Bigger Love” album

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In the Entertainment world, notable Jamaican producer Stephen Mcregor has collaborated with R&B’s own John Legend on two tracks from Legend’s new album entitled “Bigger Love”. Going by the titles ” Bigger Love” and “Don’t Walk away” featuring reggae prodigy Koffee are the two songs done by the two artists on the project.Mcregor who is well known as “Di Genius” while in an interview with a popular entertainment company mentioned that to start he met up with one of Legend’s A&R by the name of Shawn Holiday who thought it would be good to connect John and Di Genius in a session. He further expressed how genuine it was to work with John, validating his experience with positive statements. Steven Mcgregor noted that Don’t Walk away featuring Grammy-winning Koffee was the first project they worked on where he describes the creative process being Legend playing him the idea, sending the …

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This is Why Bob Marley wrote “War”, The Best Protest Song

Bob Marley performance birthday 2020

Bob Marley, the Jamaican Superstar who was born in 1945 and died in 1981, Bob is credited as the one who took Reggae music to many places across the globe. The Reggae music genre, started in Jamaica, during the 1960’s and eventually made its way to many other countries.  In 1976 his song ‘War’ was recorded with the Wailers and featured on the album ‘Rastaman Vibrations’, it is seen as a protest song as there were a number of oppressive situations in the world at the time and Marley even wrote about the leadership of some countries. The lyrics were partially inspired by a speech that was made by the Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie, when he saw the Italian aggression against his people. Marley appreciated the speech and added it when he did a rehearsal locally with the Wailers; before he took it a step further and used the speech for the …

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Shaggy Performed Live Via Facebook For Billboard Live At-Home Concerts

Billboard has been introducing remarkable entertainment ensemble since March 19 to help people pass their time during the quarantine with its Billboard Live At-Home series.  Jamaican reggae musician, Shaggy, has put a mark on behalf of the Jamaicans as he made an amazing performance for his fans live via Facebook for the Billboard Live At-Home Concerts. The Billboard Live series was fostered as an initiative to support non-profits as they work to ease some of the economic pressures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals on Wheels America, My Friend’s Place and Downtown Women’s Center are some of the charities that have been aided from the project. There is a possibility that Shaggy may come up with his own charity, the Shaggy Make A Difference Foundation, that will be aimed to help fulfill the needs of the children at the island’s Bustamante Hospital for Children. Shaggy has been spotted multiple times across US and has been seen promoting his …

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Buju Banton Drops new Soulful Love Song With John Legend

Buju Banton & John Legend - "Memories" (Official Audio)

Reggae dancehall superstar Buju Banton releases another top song, this time with American singer John Legend, the song is titled “Memories”. After a year since his release, Buju Banton has claimed his place in the upper position in dancehall and reggae music. He not only, staged an epic concert in Jamaica, but he had sold-out concerts in other places around the Globe on the “long walk to freedom” tour. He made hit songs again and wants to do more music for the whole world now, that everyone can be proud of. Buju’s latest release is a love song asking his woman to take him back. SOME LYRICS “now what shall i do… i ques i’, not over you like i thought i was… Can’t get over you woman no matter how hard i try” Listen, stream full song below

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Julian Marley Gave a Touch of Marley Magic

Julian Marley Gave a Touch of Marley Magic

Julian Marley’s album was nominated for a Grammy, the fans have accepted it and he believes that it was great for Reggae music. He should have been touring now, but the Covid-19 virus outbreak caused the tour to be canceled. When Julian Marley performed on the cruise his music was well-received everyone in the auditorium was taking in the performance. They even gave him a standing ovation. However, he said it is good to know that his tour is derailed by Covid-19 Julian said it is Jah work in this Revelation time, so it can’t be stopped and they can’t stop what is coming.  However, because of COVID-19, the world is reset, the environment is now clean because a lot of human activities have been reduced. No smog, the air is clean and the environment is life and it needs to be cared for.  He chose to sing “Natural Mystic,” he thought …

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Natty King Says Good Music is Getting a Fight, Opens Studio on Winward Rd

Natty King Says Good Music is Getting a Fight, Opens Studio on Winward Rd

Reggae artiste Natty King says he is building his studio at 121 Windward Rd in Kingston at the Skateland venue, there is also. Natty king states that a lot of young artistes are there, and he is asking everyone to look out for future productions.  WelloWell is open and the Jamaican culture is being promoted and endorsed. Jah Device a brother from Nigeria, Africa has been a source of encouragement for the operation. He was scheduled to perform at Wellofest and he didn’t get a chance to do so because he was late. Natty King states that his career is doing good and he has a single with Jah Device, plus he has a song about how the people are asking, where is Natty King, the St. Thomas singer also sings about why he wasn’t booked for Sumfest? Natty King doesn’t want the youth to suffer in Jamaica and he realizes …

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Protoje and Chronixx featured on Alicia Keys’ latest Remix

Protoje and Chronixx featured on Alicia Keys' latest Remix

Protoje and Chronixx were featured on Alecia Key’s remix of her latest single ‘Underdog’. RCA Records released it and it was co-produced by P2J and Izzy Beats. In a recent interview, Protoje explained how the collaboration began. He explained how he was approached in early January and he was in the studio with Chronixx at about 10:00 pm, when he got a call asking if he could take a 6:00 am flight out in the morning. So he wrapped up the session with Chronixx, got ready, drove to the airport and flew to Los Angeles. He got up the next morning and did the song. He also described being in the studio with Alecia. He thought she was awesome and working with her was easy as she’s very chill, very down-to-earth. It was all positive. The project manager for Chronixx, Alex Rivas commented on his involvement in the collaboration as well. “Chronixx being …

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