Posts tagged ‘jamaica’

okayplayertv interviews nas + damian marley pt.1

Distant Relatives available May 18th

nas & damian marley [distant relatives] interview + show @ sxsw

Distant Relatives is set to drop May 18

nas & bob marley – relatives abroad [download]

download FreshNerd’s mash-up of Nas acapellas over beats

containing samples from Bob Marley’s Uprising album.

1. Intro (Bob Is Like)
2. Life’s A Pimp’s Paradise
3. Youknowmy(Rub-A-Dub)Style
4. Ether Train
5. Say Somethin’
6. Work And Blaze
7. We And Dem World
8. Outro

Free Download HERE

youssou n’dour: from dakar to kingston

••• Celebrating the relationship between Reggae and the Motherland •••

Youssou N’Dour, one of Africa’s most renowned musicians, has released a new album celebrating Bob Marley’s legacy. Recorded between Paris and Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica, Youssou wanted to honor Marley’s universal impact and his spreading of Rastafarianism and Pan-Africanism.

On his new album called Dakar-Kingston he connects Jamaica, Senegal and the whole of Africa. With Youssou singing in English, Wolof and French it features 13 tracks including several reggae recuts of  his classics, a tribute to Bob Marley with special guests like the legendary Tyrone Downie (from The Wailers), Morgan Heritage, Mutabaruka and Ayo.

the house of marley



[Working together for a better world, The House of Marley was created from the belief in Bob Marley’s vision of “One World, One Love”. Driven by the desire to bring joy and spread happiness to people around the world, The House of Marley developed a range of earth-friendly, innovative products that adhere to the Marley family core values: equality, unity, authenticity, charity and sustainability.  The House of Marley will be offering a wide range of accessible and affordable products. The first phase includes a line of consumer electronics including boom boxes, docking stations, ear buds and headphones. The second phase will include categories such as luggage, bags, kitchenware, aromatherapy, and sensory products such as soy-based, organic candles.]

-The House of Marley

several of bob marley’s offspring hit chicago’s house of blues this week for a private concert and launch of their new product line, the house of marley, due later this year. stephen, damian and julian did their thing on stage, along with several other family members.

peep video concert highlights here

>>> Sneak Peak The House of Marley’s Stylee 2010 Collection<<<


One World One Love One Heart

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become a fan & see more pics on their facebook page

cherine anderson [ring the alarm]

cherine anderson [shine on jamaica]

check out cherine anderson’s self directed music video shine on jamaica

rocksteady [the roots of reggae]

this documentary tells the story of the Rocksteady era (1966-69) a blend of ska, soul and r&b with performances from ernest ranglin, judy mowatt, u-roy, rita marley, sly dunbar, marcia griffiths, dawn penn, hopeton lewis, stranger cole, derrick morgan, ken boothe, leroy sibbles and many more..

peep the movie trailer here

damian marley x nas (distant relatives)

damian marley & nas highly anticipated upcoming album “distant relatives”

due for release 4.20

distant relatives track listing:

1. Intro (Something New) (Produced by Damian Marley)
2. As We Enter (Produced by Damian Marley)
3. Revolutionary (Produced by Damian Marley)
4. Count Your Blessings (Produced by Damian & Stephen Marley)
5. Belief is Key (Produced by Damian Marley)
6. Africa Must Wake Up (feat. K’naan) (Produced by Nas, Damian & Stephen Marley)
7. Black Horizon (feat. K’naan) (Produced by Damian Marley)
8. Only the Strong (Produced by Damian & Stephen Marley)
9. Our Generation (feat. Joss Stone & Stevie Wonder) (Produced by Damian Marley)
10. Empowerment (Produced by Stephen Marley)
11. AID (Produced by K’naan & Nas)
12. Let’s End It (Poverty) (feat. K’naan) (Produced by 9th Wonder & Damian Marley)
13. The Earth (feat. Bob Marley) (Produced by Salaam Remi, Damian & Stephen Marley)
14. Black Man’s Paper (feat. Erykah Badu) (Produced by Afry) [UK Bonus]
15. Weed On (feat. Snoop Dogg) (Produced by Damian Marley) [iTunes Bonus]

only the strong will continue(((DOWNLOAD)))

as we enter(((DOWNLOAD)))

tanya stephens new single “siddung pon it”

tanya stephens – undeniably one of the dopest female musicians outa jamaica, has just released a new track entitled siddung pon it.  word is that it’s the first single off her soon to be released lp titled infallible.

download siddung pon it HERE