General Manager for Jah Mikal Entrainment, organizers of the Roots-Reggae Festival, Francesca Nelson has urged Ghanaians and patrons of the impending roots-reggae pageant to dissociate the genre of tunes from cannabis.
In accordance to her, reggae songs is not synonymous to illicit hashish, and so musicians and supporters of the society should dissociate these two to make it appreciable to the masses as very well as company corporations.
She stressed that corporate corporation generally do not want to aid reggae live shows because of to the perceived attachment it has to Indian hemp, as they contemplate their general public image.”
She was talking at the start of the first-at any time Roots- Reggae Pageant: Year of return version at Labadi Seashore Hotel July 19.
She consented that the festival will be pleasing to all, and smoking cigarettes of marijuana would not be tolerated at the location.
In an job interview with starrfm.com.gh, she stated “let us dissociate cannabis from reggae. If you want to smoke right before coming and you are caught, that’s on you. We will not condone the cigarette smoking of any type in the course of the pageant.”
She included “the Roots-Reggae pageant is a desire arrive true. We want to showcase our country to us, as well as outsiders, to strengthen domestic tourism and convey to the stories ourselves. So that the news that goes out the relaxation of the planet, need to be from us.
Itinerary for Roots-Reggae Festival
In celebration of the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” ROOTS REGGAE Competition has been with each other to celebrate the unity and power of the African Diaspora, its contribution to global enhancement and to rally convey welcome and collaboration to carry to bear the diversity of skills, expertise to share Africa’s potential and give guidance to the youth to strive for greatness.”
The to start with Roots Reggae Live performance will be held at Labadi Beach Resort, Beachfront on November 30th, then Kumasi Athletics Stadium on the 6th of December prior to Tamale Sporting activities Stadium on 8th of December.
At this instant, the artists verified to execute on the festival consist of GRAMPS MORGAN AND UNA MORGAN from MORGAN HERITAGE, Society REGGAE BAND, KENYATTA HILL, BLACK PROPHET, LEROY SIBBLES, AMANDZEBA, SAMINI, Fancy GADDAM, and lots of far more to be extra.
“As a specific addition to the a few displays, we will also be presenting, what we like to get in touch with a Wogbe Movement Tour. It is a tour that will just take our followers on a 6-day Homecoming Discovery Journey. It will observe the Slave Route in reverse, earning scheduled stops alongside the way, where by each individual prevent claims to be a memorable function,” a statement said.
The assertion additional “finally, we will be conducting a Roots Reggae Master Jam Contest. There will be weekly stay Jams consisting of several New music variations that influence and are affected by Reggae. Winners for each and every round will be picked by judges and the voting community. The winning band will get a contract to record with Jahmikal Amusement and to carry out on the upcoming several years RRF.”
Resource: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM/Senanu Damilola Wemakor