Stephen Marley Preps Two-Part Album

The reggae star plans to infuse more hip hop into his upcoming LPs. By Brooklyne Gipson Reggae singer/songwriter/producer Stephen Marley, son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, is currently in the studio crafting a two-part album series that will likely feature a strong infusion of hip hop. Stephen’s third studio album, Revelation Pt 1: The […]

Stephen Marley Returns With ‘Revelation Pt 1: The Root Of Life’

MIRAMAR – 7-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter, Stephen Marley, is set to release his third solo project, REVELATION PT 1: THE ROOT OF LIFE from Ghetto Youths/Tuff Gong/Universal Republic on May 24, 2011. Conceived as a celebration and preservation for roots rock reggae, REVELATION PT 1: THE ROOT OF LIFE ensures that the music’s regal […]

Robert Cray’s Endless Metaphors for Infidelity

Stories Of Note Concerts Robert Cray’s Endless Metaphors for Infidelity By Dave Good | Published Wednesday, May 4, 2011 The blues-man’s stock-in-trade: endless metaphors for infidelity. “I got a feeling you’re eating out now, baby,” sings five-time Grammy winner Robert Cray, “and someone else is doing the fryin’.” But when Cray sings, it’s not funny. […]

The 29th annual jazz-ma-tazz will feature five-time Grammy-winning Robert Cray Band

Festival News By Jessica Novak Funk and jazz will meet at this year’s 2011 M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest with the lineup of legendary artists announced Monday, May 2. The 29th annual jazz-ma-tazz will feature multi-platinum and gold recording artists Average White Band, five-time Grammy-winning Robert Cray Band, and Late Show With David Letterman. Funk and […]

Stephen Marley Plans Hip-Hop Inspired Two-Part Album

By Roman Wolfe (AllHipHop News) Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Stephen Marley is preparing to release his third solo album, titled Revelation Pt 1: The Root of Life. The 14-track album contains a number of message songs from Marley, who writes about a variety of subjects on the album, ranging from love to slavery. According to Marley, […]

Cray, Los Lobos at Club Fever in June

SOUTH BEND — The Robert Cray Band and Los Lobos perform June 2 and June 29, respectively, at Club Fever, 222 S. Michigan St. Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Influenced by Albert King, Jimi Hendrix and Otis Redding, Cray won a Grammy Award for “Smokin’ Gun.” Tickets are $35 in advance or $39 the […]

Dionne Bromfield: ‘With my friends, I’m definitely still the teenage kid’

Written By:Tim Lewis The Observer, Sunday 1 May 2011 Dionne Bromfield in Olympia, west London, April 2011. Photograph: Richard Saker for the Observer Her godmother is Amy Winehouse, and she’s recorded her second album, but the teenage singer isn’t too cool for school Dionne Bromfield sweeps into her record label’s office – her hair huge, […]

Photographer Todd Cameron Westphal’s portrait of Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels

Photographer Todd Cameron Westphal’s portrait of Darryl McDaniels, better known as hip hop artist DMC, will be among the works at the exhibit ‘Public Faces, Private Stories: Portraits of Extraordinary People,’ which will run from May 5 to June 15 at the Flinn Gallery at the Greenwich Library. Photo: Contributed Photo / Stamford Advocate Contributed […]

René Marie: Singing of her America

By Lee Mergner René Marie is talking about how her episodic and sometimes dramatic life has informed her music. “I don’t know how to do it except to draw from my life experience,” she says. “If not mine, whose life experiences would I draw from? If I don’t, it’s going to sound fake or contrived.” […]

Russell Brand – Dionne Bromfield Thrilled By Brand Praise

Russell Brand made Dionne Bromfield blush with his compliments on her music. The notorious ladies man – who is now married to singer Katy Perry – is the only celebrity the ‘Yeah Right’ singer has met who made her go weak at the knees. She told BANG Showbiz: “The only person I got star stuck […]

Carol Guild: Spend a November night with the brilliant blues of Robert Cray

My birthday is in November. It’s not quite as exciting as when I was a child — maybe that’s because I believe any day is a good day for a party — but I’m looking forward to this November very much. The brilliant blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Robert Cray is bringing his band to […]