“I wrote ‘What’s Life’ based upon my personal experiences with people pretending to be friends but deep down realizing later they are envious of you and want to see you fail. The times we are living in now people are so perilous and evil so I am just trying my best to send out this important message so people can look into their lives and be more careful of who and what they focus their energies on because not everyone that comes around should be around,” Prohgres reasoned.
I have already started this initiative, I gave some youths in Jungle 12 an M Box for their studio, and I will give any youths free headphones and studio equipment to any youth on any corner who wants to build a studio, just link me via email@example.com, and show me the finished studio,” Tilibop said.
She released the song ‘You Say’ which got some support but it was not until she did the dancehall track ‘Up Ina Ya Jelly’ that people started calling her for other gigs. However, she soon deviated from dancehall debauchery towards her true north, doing songs like ‘Black and Proud’ that showed her versatility and earned her a lot of respect.
The 78 year-old charistmatic frontman of The Maytals, Toots Hibbert O.D is known for singles such as the hugely popular, “54-46 (That’s My Number)”, an account of Hibbert’s term in prison on a marijuana charge. Subsequent hits included “Do the Reggay” (thought to be the first explicit use of the term), “Monkey Man,” “Funky Kingston,” “Sweet and Dandy,” and “Pressure Drop.”
After reading the book called “The Destruction of Black Civilization” I was inspired to reiterate the effect it has to do with African Civilization both home and abroad. I hope to achieve that the message reached the people of African descent who have been misplaced by distorted truth and geographic dislocation,” Francis said.
The philanthropic effort cost over $520,000. The family is elated as it allows 52 year-old Kathleen Badnol, and her 27 year-old son Shamar Chin to live in more hospitable conditions.
“The message from Sam Cooke was ‘Change’ which is what the leaders of the day like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were preaching. Today our challenge is the same, but our message has a stronger foundation because of what the leaders of that time did. They stood up for what was right and because of their sacrifices we can sing loudly and boldly with a different kind of confidence that we shall Overcome,” he added.
It’s inspired by the positive spirit of global brotherhood and humanity drawn from the teachings of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie in the 1940s and ’50s, and continued by Martin Luther King and Malcom X in the ’60s. The record’s timeless grooves are a vibrant musical celebration with an uplifting and unifying message that has more resonance with each passing day,” Doncker relates.
“The video for the single has already been released online. Because of the economic hardship and emotional struggles people are undergoing at this time, it is very relevant and is a must see because it truly captures the message everyone needs to hear: keep striving,” Sutherland said.
The singjay has been raising eyebrows with his new song, ‘Talk Say Mi Hype’ which has racked up over 70,000 views on YouTube since the release of the video one week ago. The single was officially released on all digital download platforms on June 28, 2020 on the Dappa Don Entertainment and Lex Dem Production labels.