Monday, August 21, 2017

#DingazzRoundup Week 34 2017

Well it's been another couple of weeks so what's been happening?
Still festival season and one the of the best is #RototumSunsplash in Spain. The line up included #Chronixx, The Wailers, U Roy, Big Youth and #Luciano. Check out this video of the Luciano set backed by the Mafia and Fluxy Band Luciano Rototum Sunsplash

Been in the studio myself working on some arrangements and laying down some demos. A mix of Roots and Culture and Lovers Rock. Planning to get them voiced by established vocalists. Got a couple in mind. I'll keep you posted.

Brought in Mafia & Fluxy to work on the riddims. We layed down the demos in Studio H in Spain and plan to finish them in London. It was a wicked session so stay tuned.

The world seems to be on the brink at the moment with great change and fear on everyones lips. This is a time when music especially songwriters and musicians can play a big part in getting the right message out there. Counter all the negativity that seems to be around. This is why I believe there is a rise in the popularity of reggae music. It is a music that has always been able to standup for truth and rights. Therefore, it has integrity when the artists sing of roots and culture, truth and rights, reality.

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Next roundup in a couple of weeks
Bless  Dingazz

Monday, August 7, 2017

#DingazzRoundup Week 32 2017

Greetings Everyone

The summer has been full of #festivals across Europe, in particular # reggaefestivals. Last week #ReggaeGeel (Reggaegeel Website) took place in Brussels. The line up included #Chronixx  #MaxiPriest #RagingFyah #Capleton #BlackUhuru #Mafia&Fluxy
It is good to see major acts supporting these festivals


The great man #UsianBolt was in London for the IAAF World Athletics championship. He couldn't quite give everyone the happy ending they wanted but, has anyone ever done so much to raise the profile of Jamaica since #BobMarley


I have been concentrating on songwriting and entered a couple of songs in this years UK Songwriting Contest. It is a good well run competition and at the end you get the judges marks for your song and a certificate even if you don't make the finals.

Been Planning the next two singles. These will be a collaboration with featured artists. Will keep you posted.

Connected with @lightaSoundboy this week. Reggae is alive in Africa. Check out the video below of the single Mama Africa
Mama Africa