Award-winning blues master, Blues Hall Of Fame member and Alligator recording artist Joe Louis Walker will release his new album, Hornet's Nest, on February 25, 2014. Walker is among the greatest bluesmen of his generation. He is known worldwide as one of the genre's top musical trailblazers -- a mesmerizing guitarist and soul-testifying vocalist. On his dynamic new CD, Walker's music is equal parts rock ‘n' roll fire and blistering, passionate blues.
Carrying the torch passed on by Bob Marley himself, original guitarist Al Anderson and original keyboardist and background singer Tyrone Downie have united along with a group of handpicked musicians to honor the history and integrity of Bob’s music with The Original Wailers.
Aaradhna found influence for her sound (which she calls "retro/metro") some of the greats such as Ruth Brown, LaVern Baker, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke and Little Anthone and the Imperials. As a result, her writing has elevated and her knack for hypnotizing harmonies has been amplified. Her silky voice over that doo-wop style, and new found attitude partnered with old-school soul certainly proves Aaradhna and music go good together.
Formed in 2006 by their father Courtney Panton Sr. in their hometown Brooklyn New York, New Kingston blends Reggae with R&B & Hip-Hop to create their New York meets Jamaica sound. Their latest album 'Kingston University' released February 2013 as a follow up for their first album 'In The Streets' has already gained love across the americas and abroad.
Fortunate Youth, Los Rakas, The Approach and True Press
Fortunate Youth is a collaboration of South Bay Reggae stand-outs. Rising from various bands, they’ve created a phenomenal 7-piece masterpiece bringing more fire to the stage than ever before. Combining rootsy vibes and unique bass lines united with multiple harmonies, boisterous guitar solos, and heavy keys separates Fortunate Youth from every other mainstream Reggae band. With their high energy approach and positive stage presence they provide an unforgettable show to every music fan. Fortunate Youth’s objective is to ensure a...
Simon Rex was first introduced to television audiences as an MTV VJ. Soon after, Simon hit fame and popularity delving into acting on shows such as Felicity, Jack and Jill, and What I Like About You. Rex also made guest appearances on Baywatch, Everwood, and Summerland and starred in the Lifetime Series, Monarch Cove. He has also acted in feature films including Scary Movie 3, Karate Dog, Superhero Movie, Scary Movie 4 Hotel California, King Of The Avenue, and Scary Movie 5.
Most recently, Simon (or Dirt Nasty) teamed up with super-producer Diplo, and his friends Andy Milonakis and Riff Raff to form the group “Three Loco.” November of 2012 saw the release of an 8-song album on Diplo’s own Mad Decent record label which garnished them critical acclaim from the likes of MTV, Pitchfork, Vice Magazine and Perez Hilton just to name a few. August 20, 2013 marks the release of Simon’s third album as Dirt Nasty entitled “Palatial.”
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