Taken from their GRAMMY-Award winning album, 44/876, Sting & Shaggy have today launched a new video for their single, “Just One Lifetime,” helmed by acclaimed director Joseph Khan (credits include U2, Taylor Swift, Eminem, Katy Perry).
Spragga Benz, one of Jamaica’s most iconic talents, has another hit on his hands with “Differ.” Anchoring production on “Differ” is Toddla T, the revered genre-bending British DJ on BBC Radio 1, who is also a go-to producer for artists such as Artic Monkeys, Skepta, Roots Manuva and Stefflon Don. The track has been picking up steam since its release in November 2018, spawning an animated lyric video and music video and now a brand new remix with Jamaican powerhouses Sean Paul, Agent Sasco and Chi Ching Ching. Today, Billboard premieres video for the remix, out Feb 19 on all digital platforms via Buttercuts Records. "Differ" will be included on Spragga's upcoming album Chiliagon, slated for release later in the year.
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport will celebrate the 135th anniversary of the birth of the Right Excellent, Sir Alexander Bustamante on Sunday, February 24 with a Floral Tribute at the National Heroes Park in Kingston, beginning at 10:00 am and a Civic Ceremony at Sir Busta’s birth place in Blenheim, Hanover, beginning at 11:00 am.
On February 25th, the eight-time GRAMMY-winning musician Stephen “Ragga” Marley will kick off an intimate acoustic U.S. tour in support of his latest 5-track EP, One Take: Acoustic Jams, out November 2018 on the Marley family’s Ghetto Youths International imprint. For one month, the 23-city run will span the South, Southwest and West Coast.