Meta Dia + The Cornerstones performing live!
Artist Website: www.metaandthecornerstones.com
Considered “the future of reggae music”, by The National Geographic, Meta and The Cornerstones fuse afropop, hip-hop, rock and soul with an international mixture of vocals. This synthesis of Reggae and Soul with powerful lyrics and feel-good melodies creates something that transcends oceans, borders, and language barriers. Consisting of six members who are as diverse as their music, each brings their own unique background to create a unifying and soul-pounding experience for audiences.
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Artist: Meta Dia + The Cornerstones
Genre: Reggae/Afro-Soul/Lovers Rock
Meta and the Cornerstones is a roots/rock/reggae band centered around its founder and lead singer Meta Dia. Meta grew up in Senegal and has been playing music for nearly fifteen years. Musicians have come and gone, but The Cornerstones have evolved over the last few years into a tight, funky little Reggae band. They perform mostly original and always insightful music in numerous languages. Meta and the Cornerstones first album, “Forward Music” was recently released and has been getting increasing airplay.
Last night was great!! BRASIL 2012 #STEELPULSE … tomorrow …….. Rio !!! :)
#STEELPULSE David “Dread” Hinds and Jerry “Saxman”Johnson plays Throne of Gold in Ft.Lauderdale
Groovy peaceful reggae instrumental riddim vibe. #SidMills
CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield catches up with David “Dread” Hinds of the band #STEELPULSE performing @ the New Orleans Jazz Fest 04.27.2012
Catch us live “The NYABINGHI Voyage Continues” 2012 #STEELPULSE
Live in FLORIDA now!
Inspired by the hills of Airy Castle - St.Thomas Jamaica
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Artist: Larry McDonald
Genre: Percussionist/Reggae/Ska/Roots/Afro-Soul/Lovers Rock
"Steered by seasoned reggae producer Sidney Mills, ‘Drumquestra’ - boasting a unique orchestra that unites several generations of Jamaican drummers - triumphantly reflects McDonald’s own diverse percussion explorations; creating a personal and mystical dancefloor excursion that encompasses 16 songs drawing only on percussion, drums and the human voice….”
‘Drumquestra is the debut album from Jamaican drum master Larry McDonald. Being far from new on the scene, McDonald is considered one of the finest percussion exponents in the world, with a career beginning at the heart of the Ska scene over 40 years ago. His list of credits includes collaboration with heavyweight artists Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Lee Perry, Toots & the Maytals, The Wailers, Bad Brains, Taj Mahal, Earnest Ranglin, and the Skatalites to name but a few……’
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Critical Time ” STEPPA ” - SPI/Living Room Music 2011
New release from SPI Music - featuring “STEPPA”
- Check out this new release from the CD Critical Times featuring - “STEPPA” with his view of life in the streets and the status of the world today. The single “Critical Time" produced by Sidney Mills of Steel Pulse - look in the times of common folks living the daily struggle that exists within the streets and the homes of his beloved people worldwide.
- SPI Music 2011-
Sidney Mills - Keyboards - reggae group “Steel Pulse”
CEO of SPI Music Inc. - parent company of Living Room Records NYC - A music consulting firm with 15 years experience providing clients with expertise for a variety of events and projects. SPI consults internationally within the United States, Jamaica, France, United Kingdom and the UAE. Services range from - record label development, artist management , music and film production, touring services, video consultation to product marketing. Clients include - Warner Brothers, Virgin Records, Price Water House and Coopers, The American Bar Association and Marsh Insurance Company. Since the 1980’s Sidney Mills has produced and collaborated with - Grammy Winners Steel Pulse and Big Mountain, 2008 Europe MTV award artist - Dollar Man, Larry McDonald, Queen Latifah, Wyclef Jean, Ziggy Marley, Shaggy and Michael Stipes (R.E.M.), Mills has scored on films including - Fly By Night, Jamaica Beat and Spike Lee’s movie “Do The Right Thing”.
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