Protoje, Tarrus Riley and Skip Marley are all dominating the reggae airwaves this weekend with new albums.
This weekend is shaping up to be great for reggae fans around the world as they are bombarded with new music from Protoje, Tarrus Riley and Skip Marley. Topman In.Digg.Nation released his album In Search of Lost Time, meanwhile, Mr. Singy Singy Riley himself has filed his project titled Healing, and Skip Marley provided his debut EP titled Higher place. It is not uncommon to see multiple albums released this time of year as submissions for Grammy nominations end on August 31. What may seem unusual is the number of releases that should land in the Reggae category, although no one is complaining.
Protoje – In Search of Lost Time
In Search of Lost Time The sequel to Proto’s âA Matter of Time,â which was nominated for a Grammy in 2019. Over the past month, fans have enjoyed some of the fresh sounds and vibrant music videos from the 10-track project. âSame So,â sees the 39-year-old Rastafarian paint a colorful picture of what love should look like. Meanwhile, âRoyalty,â which features Popcaan, is particularly prophetic in 2020, as Earthlings learn to appreciate their current human relationships and learn to care for those who have helped them climb the ladder of life.
The third track and visualizer offered to fans ahead of the official release date was the meditation smoker’s anthem âA Vibe,â which stars American rapper Wiz Khalifah. Other notable collaborations come from Grammy Kid Koffee of Jamaica, who describes his plans on âSwitch It Up,â while Lila Ike’s assisted cut âIn Bloomâ provides sweet, sultry vocals at the top of a line. rolling bass. The St. Elizabeth hitmaker hosted an Instagram listening party an hour before the album’s release. It featured fellow collaborator Lila IkÃ© as well as Jaz Elise from the In.Digg.Nation family. The album is Protoje’s first project since joining RCA Records.
Tarrus Riley – Healing
Tarrus Riley’s latest release titled Healing offers fans 12 tracks of dancehall and reggae fusion. The album features friends Dexta Daps, Konshens, TeeJay, Dean Fraser, Shane Brown, Rvssian and Shenseea. The collaboration with the singer of “Sure Sure” should prove interesting based only on a recent teaser of the track entitled “Lighter” Mr. Riley posted on his Instagram page. Fans were able to get a taste of what was included in the project while listening to A Taste of Reggae Sumfest last month. During his set, he performed the title song with “Remember Me”, another solo cut.
Skip Marley – Higher place
The name Marley is synonymous with musical greatness, and Skip Marley, 24, made sure the legacy stays true with his first full draft. The 7-track EP promises to take listeners to a “higher place” with features and vocal samples from Bob Marley, his uncle Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, Ari Lennox, Rick Ross and his alleged love HER. two are in a romantic relationship or if it is just a musical union.
You are able to digest the creativity of some of the biggest names in reggae across major streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube.