Gege Vibes Magazine interviews the Jamaican emerging star @Dyani in @ReggaeGeel, Belgium, 2022.Continue reading “Interview with D’YANI: “Live life and prosper, every time, everywhere””
SummerJam Festival (Germany) is finally back for its 2022 Edition
One of the biggest Reggae and Dancehall Festivals in Europe, SummerJam, is finally back after the Covid-19 pandemic from July 1st to 3rd. It will
One of the biggest Reggae and Dancehall Festivals in Europe, SummerJam, is finally back after the Covid-19 pandemic from July 1st to 3rd. It will take place in Cologne, Germany surrounding the lake as always. Reggae and dancehall lovers should not miss this opportunity as long as there is an extraordinary line up.
Reggae and dancehall lovers should not miss this opportunity as long as there is an extraordinary line up.
The most prestigious Artists who will touch the main stage are:
Sean Paul, Seeed, Shaggy, Gentleman, Milky Chance, Patrice SDP, Stefflon Don, Ziggy Marley, alongside other great international names such as Bay-C, Brushy One String, Christopher Martin, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Guacáyo, Hollie Cook, Horst Wegener, I-Fire, Inner Circle, Jahfro, Jahneration, Jugglerz, Juju, Julian Marley, K.ZIA, Katchafire, Kelvyn Colt, Konshens, Ky-Mani Marley, Lila Iké, Majan, Marcus Gad, Martin Jondo, Max Romeo, Megaloh, Memoria, Mike Love, Miwata, Nkulee Dube, Powpow Movement, Protoje, Rote Mütze Raphi, Sampa The Great, Sara Lugo, Serani, Spice, Stylo G, Third World &
Interview with Warrior King: “Music heals people and I’m the healer. This is my Artist’s duty”
Gege Vibes TV features the International Reggae Artist Warrior King. I had the pleasure of speaking to him about his latest releases: “African love”, featuring the Ghanaian artist MzVee, (a nice tribute to Garnett Silk) produced by Crawba Genius (Jamaica); “One perfect love”, about the universal love of the Almighty God produced by Red Gold Green Label (Italy).
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Why Giving Us A Bouquet of Flowers Won’t Change Anything
To my fellow male readers,
I know I may seem like a real buzzkill (after all I’m such a mean person for questioning the patriarchal system that secures your position of privilege in our everyday society), but I feel the need to write about the hypocrisy of men occasionally celebrating the International Women’s Day. I’d like to say that I’m sorry for possibly hurting your fragile masculinity, but the truth is that I really don’t give a damn.
In fact, you should know that celebrating women for just one day per year does not make you a true gentleman, but a cunthead. (And yes, stop using the word dick all the time. A little spoiler for you: we women are also equipped with a fully working reproductive organ, oh my God what a blasphemy I’ve just said! So why any word evoking our vagina is still considered a taboo? It’s just human nature, isn’t it?)
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WEEK IN DUB / Papa Leu’s new album got a track for every day of the week
Breaking language barriers through the music.
The target has been hit in full with Papa Leu new album “WEEK IN DUB”, produced by the Salento independent label ADRIATIC SOUND.
On the frontline with a lot of topics and high quality music productions always, this time Papa Leu releases a soundtrack dedicated to every single day of the week, individually customized and on the dubline which makes every track peculiar, playing his skills with mixing techniques, musical mood, “sound aesthetics” inclined to original ways every time.
In this way, Papa Leu created his personal synthesis between experimental and “classic” style of dub to start a journey through an innovative sound that will drag people towards new unexplored destinations.
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“Salento fuoco e fumo dub novel” / Connubio tra musica e narrazione tratto dal romanzo di Nandu Popu
“Salento fuoco e fumo “è il primo romanzo scritto da Fernando Blasi, in arte Nandu Popu, pubblicato da Laterza nel 2012. Narra la storia di un ragazzo alle prese con le contraddizioni della sua terra: il Salento degli ulivi secolari, del Barocco e delle spiagge, ma anche dell’inquinamento e dei traffici illeciti orditi da politici e dalla Sacra Corona Unita.
Il romanzo riscuote successo soprattutto tra gli ambientalisti, i movimenti militanti, nelle scuole. Ben presto i giovani meridionali si identificano nella lotta e nelle aspirazioni del protagonista Mattia.
Nel 2014 Nandu Popu trasforma il libro in Unplugged Show, un monologo arrangiato da musiche e brani dei Sud Sound System che viene presentato in scuole, teatri e nel corso di molteplici eventi. Da questo incontro live tra musica e narrazione nasce l’idea del progetto “SALENTO FUOCO E FUMO DUB NOVEL”. Nella dub novel, già disponibile su tutte le piattaforme, gli 8 capitoli del libro vengono raccontati dalla voce dell’artista e accompagnati da musiche inedite arrangiate dai musicisti salentini: Marco Rollo alle tastiere, Luca Manno al sax, Papa Leu e Emanuele Pezzuto alla chitarra. Le tracce sono state registrate sotto la supervisione di Luca Bandirali al Mad Vibes Studio Recording e mixate da Altipiani.