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Jamaican Artist Matik Takes a Stand Against the War on Medical Marijuana

by Ashley Covarrubias
(Los Angeles, CA, USA.)

Medical marijuana is being banned across the nation. Jamaican/pop artist Matik addresses the issues in his new music video "Keep It Burning."


Nov 05, 2012 - LOS ANGELES, CALIF. -November 5, 2012 - The Medical Marijuana industry has been largely threatened by new politics and federal prosecutors. With hundreds of dispensaries being shut down in California thousands are being left without medication.

Jamaican Artist Matik takes a stance on the issue in his latest single “Keep It Burning.” The video directed by Jonathan Chia portrays various lifestyles of medical marijuana users, from the elderly to businessmen. The video was shot at a dispensary in LA just days before getting shut down. The video has been watched by over 10,000 in 1 day and the song is getting airplay on the biggest reggae radio station IRIE FM, as well as Hitz92 FM, ZIPFM, and HOT97BOSTON. See what the buzz is all about

Matik will be releasing several follow-up singles along with an EP in early 2013, he is currently affiliated with Rootstar Entertainment/TMG (Typhoon Music Group). "Keep It Burning" can be found on Itunes on the Sunset Blvd Riddim Album.

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