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BUJU BANTON TALKS NEW ALBUM, COMMENTS ON KOFFEE AND BLACK LIVES MATTER

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Well, known veteran Reggae Artiste Buju Banton has dropped his new album on June 28, 2020, and it has definitely been picking up traction. In a video interview done with the popular international radio station Hot 97, the legendary artiste on explaining the name of the album “Upside Down” said that the name came as a result of things being so upside down in the world and so the album is an effort to convey messages of motivation and upliftment to the people and to impact reggae positively. Ebro, one of the hosts of the interview went on to let Buju Banton know what a great experience it was visiting Jamaica in 2019 to attend his freedom concert after being incarcerated for a long while in the United States. He then went further by asking Buju how has he seen where Kingston changed from the time he went away to …

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Buju Banton Gives update on “Upside Down” Album

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While addressing a Zoom session, an excited Buju Banton shared a number of the tracks that are going to be a part of his 20 song project. This will be his first release since his release from Us prison in 2018 for drug-related charges. The World is changing: Good Time Girl, Appreciated and Unity are some of the tracks shared by the DJ and they featured bass work inspired by Afrobeat innovator the late Fela Kuti. Last Friday Blessed was released. The track produced by Dave Kelly had a hunch of 90’s dancehall music but also carried a fresh tone to it. The music could be broken down into three parts, love, conscious reality and a hardcore dancehall sound. According to Buju Banton the album has a song for everyone. “I never stick to a script as to what Buju is coming with. Reggae and dancehall music is coming from …

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Buju Banton back on Billboard Major Chart

Buju Banton

Buju Banton earns an entry on one of Billboard’s major charts, for the first time in 13 years. “Memories”, featuring John Legend, moved from 23 to 21 in its fourth week on the Adult R&B Songs chart. This collaboration between Banton and Legend is the second one. Banton was also featured on a reggae remix of Legend’s hit single Can’t Be My Lover, in 2008. It was produced by Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee. The last time Banton charted was on a major Billboard tally in 2007, “Driver” peaked at number 72 and 75 on the Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. On the latest Adult R&B Songs chart, Skip Marley’s Slow Down featuring HER falls from number one to number three elsewhere. The song was there for three weeks at number one. “Slow Down” slipped from the sixth to eighth position on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart and stalled …

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Reggae Singer leads George Floyd’s Protest

Reggae singer Nature Ellis showed solidarity with the protests in the United States against last week’s killing of George Floyd. Floyd was an unarmed black male who was killed by police in Minneapolis in what many people across the world sees as racially motivated. the “World Peace” singer led a group of demonstrators along Constant Spring Road in St Andrew on Thursday and according to Nature, though Floyd was killed in America, the incident was representative of injustice against black people across the world including Jamaica. “Throughout history, it’s silence of justice that causes all these foolishness to prevail,” Nature said. Nature’s hit reggae song “World Peace” is the perfect message in times like these “World peace is what we fighting for, world peace, let crime and violence seize” Watch the Music Video for World Peace below.

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Javada Set to Take His career To Another Level

Javada Set to Take His career To Another Level

This week Yardhype features rising Jamaican Recording Artist Javada who is regarded as a diamond in the rough. An underrated artist to many, he has been making progress in his career despite not topping the charts. Having given us tracks like “Wake Up Beside You“, “Seh Di Weerd“ and “Gal Dem Ready” with Konshens, and “Ooh Na Na Na” with Christopher Martin, he never backs down when it’s time to deliver. He gave us projects like his “Rude and Smooth” Mixtape in 2014, and his “Feel Brand New” EP in 2018. Though he made International moves as he appeared on Latin Pop King Enrique Iglesias’ Gold/Latin Diamond selling single, “Duele El Corazón” in 2016, had his “Over and Over” single become a Gold selling remix thanks to German Rapper Bonez MC in 2019. He also linked up with Nigerian/DMV Recording Artist Tobby Drillz on “Give It To Me” in April, …

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

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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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WATCH: Bounty Killer and Beenie Verzuz Battle… [Live Stream] HD

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If live-streaming feed Stops! … Refreshing the page might fix the problem.. Today we present the live streaming of Bounty Killer and Beenie Man battle in Verzuz series. These two veterans have constantly clashed at the height of their careers in the 1990s and early 2000s, before closing the gap in recent years. DOWNLOAD OUR FREE APP (IOS/ANDRIOS), Download our website app below! from google or itunes, With this app you will be able to easily access yardhype.com from an android or apple device. DOWNLOAD FREE APP HERE: https://yardhype.com/apps/ Watch REGGAE Sumfest live streams on this page. WATCH Music Videos Tv Shows Sports Live Performances And Much More…

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WATCH: Teejay, Konshens, Shenseea, Ding Dong, Tarrus Riley, Kemar Highcon, Kash and Romeich “We Rise” Video

Teejay, Konshens, Shenseea, Ding Dong, Tarrus Riley, Kemar Highcon, Kash and Romeich "We Rise" Video

Romeich and his team are seeking to help the needy in this time of need, having helped over 700 persons so far Romeich and his crew also provide some uplifting music for us to listen. Check out this the official music video for “We Rise” which features several artistes Teejay, Konshens, Shenseea, Ding Dong, Tarrus Riley, Kemar Highcon, Kash and Romeich. SOME LYRICS “this nuh have nutn fi duh with the colour a wi skin” Watch the uplifting visual below.

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