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WINTA JAMES PRESENTS THE ‘GRATITUDE’ RIDDIM, A NOD TO ‘JUGGLING’ CULTURE

Producer Winta James has today released the full ‘Gratitude’ Riddim, which features versions from Jaz Elise, Samory I, Mortimer, Kumar Fyah, Naomi Cowan and Ras-I. The Riddim is a contemporary reggae one drop riddim, featuring traditional drum and bass from the legendary duo, Chris Meredith & Wilburn “Squidly” Cole. The songs, recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic, finds the artistes in a reflective mood, with their lyrics centering around themes of gratefulness, love, faith, and self-awareness. Titular track ‘Gratitude’ and the prayerful ‘Love and Mercy’ by [...]

April 22nd, 2022|Tags: |

SAMORY I TELLS US THAT ‘LOVE AND MERCY’ WILL ALWAYS BE SHOWN BY THE ALMIGHTY

Armed with his self-professed calling to proclaim the Almighty’s message, Samory I has today released ‘Love and Mercy’, a comforting reminder to others in the face of strife. The track is the next single on the new juggling “Gratitude Riddim,” the latest from producer Winta James.The Riddim features versions by Jaz Elise (whose titular version is also out now), Mortimer, Kumar, Naomi Cowan, and Ras-I. The track, in keeping with the overarching theme of the juggling project, speaks to the fact that ‘Love and [...]

April 17th, 2022|Tags: |

JAZ ELISE REMINDS US TO GIVE THANKS ON TITULAR TRACK FROM THE ‘GRATITUDE RIDDIM’

 Winta James and his Overstand Entertainment label return with a brand new juggling called “Gratitude Riddim,” featuring versions by Jaz Elise, Samory I, Mortimer, Kumar, Naomi Cowan, and Ras-I. Today Jaz Elise releases the titular track for the project: ‘Gratitude’ alongside the visualizer shot by Yannick Reid.The track is an ode to remaining grateful in the face of trials; when giving up feels like the best option. “I remember writing this song pre-pandemic and the sentiment stands true even now.” Jaz said. “Sometimes [...]

April 11th, 2022|Tags: |

KIRSTY ROCK – LEAD SINGER FOR EASY STAR ALL-STARS – RELEASES NEW SINGLE FROM HER UPCOMING SOLO ALBUM DEBUT

 Kirsty Rock, best known around the world as a member of the internationally renowned reggae super group, Easy Star All-Stars, brings the fire with her own distinctive, soulful, and earthy reggae sound on her upcoming solo album debut, Slow Burn. The newest single from the record, “The Feeling,” a positive burst of musical sunshine, releases today, while the full album is due to come out May 6 via Easy Star Records. Slow Burn has been just that, a small intimate fire that Rock [...]

March 25th, 2022|Tags: |

GROUNDATION DROP TITLE TRACK FROM UPCOMING STUDIO ALBUM

“ONE ROCK” FEATURING THE CONGOS OUT NOW ON BACO RECORDS/EASY STAR RECORDSAfter dropping two stellar singles, Groundation unleashes the title track “One Rock” and this new single lives up to its name. If "Original Riddim" and "Human Race" were infused with jazz sounds, this track ventures into fuzzed out electric guitar riffs balanced over laid back reggae rhythms. "One Rock" also includes the legendary vocal group THE CONGOS, well known for their work with Lee “Scratch” Perry and their impressive vocal range. An [...]

March 24th, 2022|Tags: |