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Ignite de Fyah postponed

This release serves to inform that due to the national day of mourning for the late Jeff Joseph being observed on December 3, the concert ‘Ignite de fyah’ have been postponed to December 10th. ‘Ignite de fyah’ is a concert series which will feature reggae artists who sign against oppression and promote a culture of consciousness and peace. The first volume will feature Fanton Mojah known for hits like ‘Most High Jah’ and ‘Only Jah Love’ along with Natural Black known for hits like ‘Far from Reality’ and ‘Love You.’

Jeff Joseph: the man, the music, the legend

At the end of the 1960s and into the early 1970s there was a sudden emergence of new young bands in Dominica. They were experimenting with novel forms of vibrant music based on the French Antillean beat rather than the more Anglo Caribbean oriented calypso and early reggae that was coming out of Trinidad and Jamaica respectively. The beat that emerged was Cadance (or as it was written later, Kadans) and the market for this new form of Dominican music was greatest in the French Antilles. Bands such as Grammacks led by Jeff Joseph and Midnight Groovers led by Phillip ‘Chubby’ Mark responded to the demand with one creative hit after the other

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