Rising Lions featured at Reggae on the River

Marlon Asher

Marlon Asher

Marlon Asher
Meta and The Cornerstones

Rising Lions

The central lion figure in reggae music is a symbol of divine truth, power and nobility.
In an effort to preserve the cultural aesthetic and symbolic heritage of this rebel music, we at #ReggaeOnTheRiver want to hail up all the young lions, all the humble and righteous singers and players of instruments who are forwarding in the new era of reggae music.

Each of these three Rising Lions will make their inaugural appearance at ROTR

Marlon Asher: The voice of “The Ganja Farmer,” Asher is a Trinidad reggae star that helped to kick-start the Trinidad and Tobago dancehall/reggae movement. 2013 saw the release of his reinvigorated musical style in the mixtape, “Higher Learning.”

Jah9: Janine “Jah9” Cunningham is part of the “Roots Revival” movement being forwarded by her brethren Chronixx, Kabaka Pyramid and Protoje. Also a yoga instructor, her signature style of jazz and dub over reggae riddims was created in the underground poetry scene in Kingston, JA.

Meta and The Cornerstones: Originally from Senegal, Meta and his Brooklyn-based band, The Cornerstones, successfully fuse reggae, afro-pop, hip hop, rock and soul music with passionate multi-lingual lyrics equating to what critics are calling “a soul-pounding spiritual experience.” Their 2013 album, “Ancient Power” featuring Damian Marley, catapulted them into a European tour and ROTR will be the first to host them in California.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to 2014.

Custom Search
Custom Search

Recent Articles

  1. Rihanna Producer Teams up and Forms Duo to DizTroy the Landscape of Dancehall

    Oct 25, 16 10:24 PM

    The talented and forward thinking producer duo Dale “Dizzle” Virgo and Troy Baker known as DizTroy is the fresh sound in Reggae /Dancehall today.

    Read More

  2. We're is reggae singer wicker worker

    Oct 25, 16 10:22 PM

    I'm looking for my big brother wicker worker a.k.a germs please help

    Read More

  3. Dancehall Artiste Bay C Jets Off To Italy On Tour

    Oct 25, 16 10:08 PM

    Reveling from recent major solo success on the international scene including chart topping collaborations, recording artiste Bay-C has jetted off to Europe

    Read More

  4. Mavado (Gully) vs Vybz Kartel (Gaza) War 2016

    Oct 24, 16 06:22 PM

    Seems there is a Gaza vs Gully war brewing again. After the released of Vybz Kartel's step, many dancehall music lovers was wondering if the Gully Gad

    Read More

  5. Jesse Royal - Black Woman

    Oct 24, 16 02:17 PM

    JESSE ROYAL Why Relevant: Jesse Royal is one of the voices at the forefront of the Reggae Revival. His music is a vehicle to motivate downtrodden communities

    Read More


Dancehall Reggae Lyrics

Welcome to naturehealthrecipes.com see what nature's health has to offer.

[View full listing]


Mavado (Gully) vs Vybz Kartel (Gaza) War 2016

Iley Chardavid has "Unleashed" new album with VPAL Music.