Singer Jah – Roots, Reggae & Culture

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2008 winner of the Magnum Kings and Queens competition Singer Jah has now teamed up with Swedish producer Lance-a-lot.  Check out his new single entitled Roots, Reggae & Culture.

Producer: Lance-a-lot
Label: Lance-a-lot Production/Swingkids
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NEW OFFICIAL VIDEO: U Brown & Jr Eric – Tu Shung Peng 2012 REMAKE

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Brand new remake of the classic “Tu Shung Peng” with the late great Swedish rub-a-dub king Junior Eric featuring the Jamaican living legend U Brown.  Music by Partillo Productions.

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Jr Eric was ruling the small but very active reggae/rub-a-dub community in Sweden for years, but was sadly injured and later passed away as a result of a motorcycle accident in Thailand in 2009, were he had just established a reggae club/restaurant. He had a few years of success spreading reggae music and culture all over Scandinavia and was predicted to gain even further success on the scene, together with Kapten Röd.

Although he passed away at a very young age, he managed to establish good contact with lots of international artists, such as the legendary DJ/MC veteran U BROWN. They became good friends and performed together a couple of times…
As a fun thing during a studio session Jr Eric did a freestyle of U Browns tune TU SHUNG PENG, the only time he ever deejayed in English.

Years after Eric passed his vocals were taken over to Jamaica to re-voice U Brown on it too and BOOOOM!  Experience the energy of two legendary rub a dub artists, one original deejay and our Scandinavian hero, working together on this reggae unity anthem renamed: “Reggae Music Worldwide (Tu Shung Peng)

Sting With A Difference – Supreme Promotions Banks On Young Reggae Acts

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STING 2012 this year will have something a little different – young reggae acts.  The event’s promoters are hoping the difference will create the best Sting in the outing’s 29-year history.
In collaboration with DownSound Records, Sting will have a segment called Four The Hard Way, where rising stars Chronixx, Droop Lion, Jahsent and Iba Mahr will be the featured acts.  According to Supreme’s CEO, Isaiah Laing, “These four young men we predict to be the next big names of reggae, just wait and see. We have been doing this for years and have an eye for spotting true talent.”
Chronixx, given name Jamar McNaughton, has been steadily making progress with his career. This month sees the young musician embarking on his first overseas tour with performances for South America, Europe and California. His popularity internationally appears to have arrived more quickly than local interest has been able to keep pace with.
Kenya and Sweden have embraced the singer as his track, ‘Behind The Curtains’, is a hit there. With his music being heard more frequently now on Jamaican airwaves, his songs ‘Beat and A Mic,’ ‘Warrior,’ ‘Rain Music’ and ‘Odd Ras’ have all gained recognition, expanding his growing hometown fan-base.