Searching For The Next Uprising Talent
There’s no denying the influence Bob Marley had on rising up de people. Even after life, his music continues to inspire countless listeners and musicians alike and now the Marley family is paying it forward with the Marley’s Music Uprising Band Search. In conjunction with Sonicbids, 25 bands across the States have been selected with the help of Cedella and Ky-Mani Marley for the chance to perform at music festivals and lay a track at Tuff Gong Studios. Nearing the summer’s end, voters will have the final say as to who gets this once in a lifetime opportunity. Read More After The Jump…
July 12 marks the final day voters will have a say in picking the “next great sound” in reggae. Producing a record with Stephen Marley is the grand prize but doesn’t rest alone since the others include performing at the Electric Forest, Gathering of the Vibes and the Sierra Nevada World Music Festivals. Contestants will also be competing to build their brand and a chance to sell digital downloads. Up for checking out the talent of these rising artists? (We haven’t heard them all yet, but Brooklyn’s own New Kingston Band is in the running, so the competition better come good!) Head to Sonicbids to review the profiles and cast a vote. Or two.
This is such Fuckery!!! They don’t even allow the amazing reggae artists from Bob’s homeland Jamaica to enter this contest?!! SMFH!! You should all be ashamed of yourself,, KMFT!! Bob will feel terrible about this!!
Calm down. It’s based in America…and will soon spread around the globe. You too hype Karen.