In honor of Women’s History Month, the Bob Marley: Legacy mini-documentary series continues with episode two: ‘Women Rising’ The moving and empowering short premiered today on Bob Marley’s official YouTube channel and features interviews with Rita Marley, also known as Bob Marley’s wife and the matriarch of the Marley Family, whose strength and character is an inspiration for people around the world. Rita was an integral part of the Wailers musical development, as well as a constant presence and influence in Bob Marley’s life, guardian of his legacy, and a member of the Iconic Reggae Group I-Threes. Mrs. Marley is also the founder of the Rita Marley Foundation, which works to eradicate poverty and hunger while empowering communities in Ghana and Jamaica. Her life’s work epitomizes integrity and grace.
Bob Marley: Legacy Episode 2 – ‘Women Rising’ also features Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt of the I-Threes, Mystic Marley, Donisha Prendergast, academic and writer Isis Semaj-Hall, former activist, campaigner and former councilor Seyi Akiwowo and Stella Dadzie writer & historian, Kim Walker, photographer, and more championing women and the messages in Bob Marley’s music. Watch ‘Women Rising’ HERE.
Last month’s episode, Bob Marley: Legacy Episode 1 ‘75 Years A Legend,’ a refreshing and cinematic journey through the life, legacy and relevance that Bob Marley still holds in this present day is also available now on Bob Marley’s official YouTube channel.
The documentary follows the EP release of Keep On Moving, which features an extended and radio mix and an exclusive mix from Sly & Robbie. Listen to Keep On Moving EP HERE.
In other news, due to recent CDC restrictions and guidelines The BeachLife Festival has been postponed until further notice. Ziggy Marley & Stephen Marley will be performing together at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA on August 19 (Tickets here) and Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY on August 20 (Tickets here).
In this digital era, Bob Marley remains one of the most followed posthumous artists on social media, and MARLEY75 will serve to bring his music and message to the digital foreground, reaching new audiences and perspectives with innovative content and groundbreaking technology. Special live events, exclusive digital content, recordings, exhibitions, plus rare and unearthed treasures will also be revealed throughout the year. Bob Marley’s music continues to inspire generation upon generation, as his legacy lives on through his message of love, justice and unity, a sentiment needed more than ever in 2020. In conjunction with Tuff Gong and UMe, a division of the Universal Music Group, the Marley family will continue to ensure the highest quality, integrity and care is taken to honor Bob’s legacy and to celebrate one of the 20th century’s most important and influential figures.
Tune in and subscribe to the Official Bob Marley YouTube channel here for more upcoming content celebrating Bob’s legacy and contribution to the world.
Additional information on MARLEY75 events will be revealed soon.
“I LIED: Drizzy Bangz To Premiere Official Tomorrow
Promising Tema based artiste Drizzy Bangz who is signed under Camp What Records will on Friday, June 5, 2020 released the official video of his recent single ‘I Lied’ which features Fayorsey.
Drizzy’s song ‘I Lied’ which was produced by Benji Yang made it on LiveFM’s weekly music chart ‘Top 10 Most Played’ for two consecutive times is an RNB genre which preaches faithfulness and loyalty in any relationship especially marriage.
The video was directed by a young Ghanaian director Yankah McCoy and shot here in Ghana at a beautiful and interesting settings adorn with stunning models.
According to him, this is his first official video under his new record label ‘Camp What Records’ and will like all music lovers to support his craft and pay attention to him. He says the musical journey has just started for him and “I’ll urge music lovers to keep their fingers crossed for more thrilling Jams from me”.
Drizzy who is inspired by Chris Brown developed his music passion at a young age and grew up with the aspiration to be a musician. “I was keenly inspired by the type of music I grew up listening to. I do Alternative RNB and sometimes Afro-pop depending on the mood. When it comes to creating music I deal ideally with emotions. So get me the beat I set the mood then is good to go. I just have to get carried away by the tempo”
The artiste will like to be on a musical project with A.I, Show Dem Camp and other big names in the musical scene worldwide.
Drizzy who studied a 3-year diploma course at the International School Of Aviation has other great tunes like ‘Boys Nda’ which are all available on Spotify, audiomacks, Soundcloud, and other music streaming sites.
He advises his fellow artistes to “Never Give Up” whiles his plan is to impact in the industry and to put Ghana on the map.
3 MiPROMO Media Clients Enlisted On Billboard Top 5 Most-watched Homegrown Artists On YouTube
In a bid to maintain its status as the leading digital music and video distribution outfit in the nation, MiPROMO Media keeps adding up to its accolades. Their recent global achievement stems from having 3 of its revered clients enlisted in the world acclaimed Billboard charts’ top 5 Most Watched Homegrown Artists in Ghana. Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, and Kofi Kinaata benefit from MiPROMO Media’s YouTube magic touch.
The list is based on artists who have had a consistent stream of increasing numbers that watch their content on YouTube for a whole year and it’s no surprise that Ghana’s leading YouTube Multi-Channel Network (MCN) – MiPROMO Media, dominates the list. Their clients that made it to the globally recognized list include Kofi Kinaata, Sarkodie, and Shatta Wale.
Check out the full list and corresponding streaming numbers of the top 5 artistes below:
- Shatta Wale – 13.26M
- Sarkodie – 11.72M
- Stonebwoy – 7.86M
- Diana Hamilton – 6.42M
- Kofi Kinaata – 4.63M
MiPROMO Limited is a neo media company specializing in YouTube monetization & Channel management, Web Publishing, Social Media Marketing, Digital Music & Video Distribution, Online Advertising, Branding & Image Development, Celeb Photography, Web Traffic Generation and Event Marketing & Management.
MiPROMO Limited is also the content manager for the popular GhanaMusic.com channel with over 178,000 YouTube subscribers. MiPROMO Limited monetizes the YouTube channels for musicians such as Joey B, Shatta Wale, Empress Gifty, Sista Afia, Sarkodie, McBrown’s Kitchen, Kwabena Kwabena, SP Kofi Sarpong, Article Wan Samini, Criss Waddle, Article Wan, Nero X, and others.
“The Gov’t Needs To Effect Laws That Will Cushion Talents – Stonebwoy Urges
GREATER ACCRA – Thursday, June 4, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – In this amazing session of Star Talk with blogger Kobby Kyei, Nickelodeon & BET Winner| 3-Time Best Reggae/Dancehall Act in Africa, Stonebwoy, stated that, the Government of Ghana needs to effect laws that will enable the Ghanaian entertainment ecosystem structures cushion creatives to success. According to Him, the onus lies on the various authorities to implement all available laws which will in turn help strengthen institutions like GHAMRO and Musiga to deliver its service without encountering any difficulties.
Camidoh Releases The Official Cover Art Photo For His Debut EP
GREATER ACCRA – Thursday, June 4, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – As the team gears towards the premiere of fast rising Ghanaian born Afro-pop artiste, Camidoh’s debut extended play(EP) dubbed the Contingency Plan (CP), Grind Don’t Stop and GB Recz have released the official front of the outer packaging of the commercial studio project – cover art photo, decorated with the artiste’s image and showing the project’s title and the name of the artist.
Set in a modern African music scene and predominantly love oriented classics, the writer, producer and composer sets the tone with the emotion loaded tunes on his 6 track EP, as he sticks to his theme of dynamism and versatility throughout ‘The Contigency Plan” EP. The project paints a picture of a passion driven talent whose powerful lyrics were set to a mid tempo Afro-beats and Afropop rhythms. The album is due July 3, with singles advancing the set.
Noted for “My Lover”, born Raphael Camidoh Attachie known simply in Showbiz as Camidoh is a Ghanaian Afropop/RnB singer, record producer and a songwriter. Camidoh’s life, his daily ins and outs are all about music – nothing else matters to him – if the conversation isn’t geared towards music, then there will be little or no attention at all from him – that’s how serious he takes his career in the field he finds comforts.
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