Posts tagged "SOBs"

Kakaba Pyramid Torched the SOB’s Stage with Blazing Lyrics

Kakaba Pyramid Torched the SOB’s Stage with Blazing Lyrics

Kabaka Pyramid Kontraband Tour Hit New York City

On Friday, November 23, New York City fans endured the frigid weather for the highly anticipated, Kabaka Pyramid, Kontraband Tour at SOB’s. New York City renowned selector DJ Gringo of Stateside Revolution and Host of Sirius XM, “The Joint,” warmed up the crowd awaiting the revolutionary artist. Next up, the Bebble Rockers excited the crowd with an electrifying, symphonic rendition of “Make Way” (the song features Pressure Buss Pipe on the Kontraband album), as Kabaka Pyramid joined the stage. More Concert Highlights After The Jump

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Kabaka Pyramid to Perform at SOBs for US Kontraband Tour

Kabaka Pyramid to Perform at SOBs for US Kontraband Tour

Kabaka Pyramid Prepares to Perform at Legendary Venue 

From the onset of his career, Kabaka Pyramid made it clear, that he would not only make his mark as a lyricist, but also set the stage for conversations of social change. He has perfectly planned every step of his career, to show his evolution as an artist. This Thanksgiving season, specifically “Black Friday,” he will perform live with the “Bebble Rockers” band at the legendary Sounds of Brazil (Sobs) for his US Kontraband Tour. Kontraband is Kabaka Pyramid’s debut album, executively produced by Damian Marley, winner of the 2018 Grammy Award for the Best Reggae Album. More After The Jump

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Spragga Benz’s Bongo Bash in Jamaica

Spragga Benz's Bongo Bash in Jamaica

The Dancehall Icon Celebrates A Career Without Compare

With 22 years in the music industry, Carlton Errington Grant aka Spragga Benz, tours the world, on long journeys from his home in Dunkirk, Kingston, Jamaica. However, despite his worldwide success, the dancehall icon remains deeply rooted to his humble beginnings with LA Benz sound. This weekend,  he will return home for his Bongo Bash at “LA Benz Corner” in Duhaney Park, Lessing Avenue, Kingston 20 on Saturday, May 31, 2014.  Ricky Villa, owner of LA Benz, who has now passed on, encouraged Spragga to first enter the studio and this followed with a big break, when he voiced some dubs for Buju Banton. More After The Jump…

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Tanya Stephens Shells Down NYC’s SOB’s

Tanya Stephens Shells Down NYC's SOB's

Di Original Gangstress Bruk Down NYC

Tanya Stephens touched down at New York’s world famous SOB’s Friday night. Patrons were greeted by the original gangstress in all her glory. Tanya stepped on the stage to a packed house and wasted no time in riffling through a series of her classics. Seasoned favorites like “You Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet” and “Handle The Ride” were belted word for word by fans, especially from the outnumbering female contingent. Read more »

Gyptian’s “Sex, Love and Reggae” Rises To Higher Heights

Gyptian's "Sex, Love and Reggae" Rises To Higher Heights

Gyppy’s Latest Album Debuted At No. 1 on Billboard’s Reggae Chart

The night before Gyptian released his latest album Sex, Love & Reggae he spent the evening celebrating his 30th birthday with Rob Kenner on Radio Lily. After the webcast Gyppy and an entourage of his  friends, including Bascom XFyakin, Khago and Danielle D.I. rolled over to the legendary SOB‘s to continue  the celebration at the highly anticipated, SOB’s Reggae Music Fest, presented by Tree Reid Promotions. NYC’s renowned selector DJ Stranger,  X-Caliber Sound warmed up the crowd  awaiting their arrival. Next up, the extraordinary  Derrick Barnett (founder and former bassist for the legendary Jamaican band Sagittarius ) and his Statement Band including Raymond Stewart on  keyboards, Andy Bassford on guitar and Damian Martellie on drums, excited the crowd with an electrifying live session. When Gyptian hit the stage around 10:30pm, the  crowd ignited. Album Review and Video After The Jump…  Read more »

WATCH: Gyptian “Sex, Love & Reggae” Official Album Trailer

WATCH: Gyptian "Sex, Love & Reggae" Official Album Trailer

Gyppy Will Rock SOBs on His Birthday This Monday October 28th

This Tuesday VP Records will be releasing Gyptian’s long-awaited album Sex Love & Reggae. The album is Gyptian’s first full-length release since his single “Hold Yuh” was certified gold. We’ve been rocking with Gyptian for a long time now. It seems like just yesterday the young singer was mashing up Fully Loaded with his breakthrough hit “Serious Times.” To preview Sex, Love & Reggae check the official album trailer. And if you love what you hear make sure to join us at SOBs this Monday for a very special performance as Gyptian celebrates his birthday and the release of his next album live at the place where legends are made, backed by the incomparable Derrick Barnett and band. Our last Boomshots Reggae Monday show at SOBs was sold out so don’t wait until the last minute. Hit the pre-Order link below. Video & Ticket Link After The Jump…

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Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption Start A Fire In NYC

Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption Start A Fire In NYC

Reggae History In The Making At SOBs

History was made at SOBs last night when rising reggae star Chronixx made his first-ever New York City appearance in front of a packed-to-the roof 100% sold out house. Those who could not make it inside stood out on the sidewalk rocking to the sounds of Zinc Fence Redemption band as they backed Chronixx and his opening act Kelissa. The young roots lion gave an impressive performance, reasoning with the crowd between songs about life in New York City and absorbing energy from the crowd and kickin’ up his heels as they sang along to his catalog of modern reggae classics. At the end of the night, he was joined by the legendary Barrington Levy, who sang one of Chronixx’s father’s songs and then got into a tune-for-tune segment with Chronixx before declaring that he would be a “big artist.” If that’s not a powerful co-sign then what else do you want? If you missed the show, you missed something special. But don’t fret—Chronixx will be playing in New Jersey tonight and this weekend he comes to C-Pac in Brooklyn. Here Comes Trouble! Video After The Jump… Read more »

Win Tickets to Morgan Heritage’s Album Release Party

Be the Lucky Winner to Join Morgan Heritage at Their Album Release Party

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In the middle of their tour, Morgan Heritage will be making a pit stop at SOB’s tomorrow night to celebrate the release of their first album in five years, Here Come the Kings. The group will be performing tracks off of their new album as well as their hits that grabbed fans’ attention in the first place. And a lucky fan and their guest will be chosen to attend the show tomorrow night! Check out how to win the tickets after the jump. Read more »

Collie Buddz “Lights It Up” in NYC

Collie Buddz "Lights It Up" in NYC

Collie Buddz Turnt it Up at SOBs!

It has been some time since Collie Buddz has graced NYC with his presence but his performance on April 18 was worth the wait. The Reggae/Dancehall artist hit the stage at SOBs as his second stop on the Light it Up Tour and brought in quite the diverse crowd. But it was all lighters up, love and respect for the music.

Brooklyn’s very own New Kingston Band, opened up the show and played some Reggae classics. With veteran session musician Courtney Panton on bass and his three sons, Suki, Slim, and Courtney Jr. holding down the rhythm section, this group has a sound that can’t be denied. Cris Cab followed with some of his hits off of his new mixtape, Red Road. New Kingston and Cris Cabhad the crowd jamming with their amazing performances. By the time it was Collie’s turn to come around, the crowd was fired up!

Taking the stage with a brand new rub-a-dub tune called “Nice Up Yourself,” Collie performed some of his classic hits, “Come Around,” “Just Let Me Know,” “Blind to You” “Mamacita” and a few of his recent singles, “Won’t Be Long,” and “Payback’s a Bitch.” He also performed a few exclusives off of his upcoming album: “Live Life” and “Light It Up,” which introduces a very new sound for Mr. Buddz.

Collie’s performance was lively, filled with energy and it had an everlasting vibe. His fans were filled with excitement when he hit the stage and they left with an experience that many don’t offer at their performances. Can’t wait for him to “Come Around” again. Video After The Jump… Read more »

Collie Buddz Speaks on “Light It Up” Tour, New Album

Mr. Buddz Lets Us Know The Real Deal Behind His New Single “Payback’s A B**tch”
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Collie Buddz has been chillaxin’ for a minute but he’s ready to rise again. His recent release “Payback’s A B**ch” is just the first warning shot of a full clip of new tunes he’s preparing to let off later this year. And tonight his “Light It Up” tour kicked off at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. (along with Cris Cab and the New Kingston Band). They’ll soon touch the stage at SOBs NYC April 18. We caught up with the Bermuda Bad Bwoy to see what he’s been up to since the last time he came around. Interview After The Jump… Read more »

Chronixx & Zinc Fence Band “Ain’t No Giving In” Live From Germany

Here Comes Trouble! Real Reggae Music Coming To A City Near You
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As Chronixx & the Zinc Fence Band blaze their way across Europe, they have already performed in Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Denmark & Germany. This week the crew heads to Switzerland & Austria before flying home. Check out some highlights from the tour and see where Chronixx is playing in the USA. Video & US Tour Dates After The Jump… Read more »

Sami T Speaks On The Mighty Crown Legacy

Boomshots Reggae Mondays at SOBs Kicks Off Tomorrow With The Far East Rulerz
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The reigning World Clash champion sound Mighty Crown, aka The Far East Rulerz, will rock SOBs in New York City on April 15, 2013 for the first edition of Boomshots Reggae Mondays. Mighty Crown will also appear on RadioLily.com for the #StrictlyBoomshots show. After 21 years in the music business Mighty Crown has distinguished themselves as one of the leading sound systems in reggae history. They have not only represented for Japanese dancehall culture but they have broken new ground as a business entity by signing joint ventures with corporate sponsors like Nike, Clarks, Stussy and New Era. Back in Japan, Mighty Crown has their business empire, including a clothing line, magazine, and they promote some of the biggest events including their Reggae Sai festival. In anticipation of their SOBs debut, Boomshots spoke with Sami T, who was driving through Jamaica’s countryside at the time, to speak about Mighty Crown’s legacy is the dancehall industry. Interview and Videos After The Jump….

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