Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Damian Marley Releases Video for ROAR Today and Announces Tour

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Grammy Award-winning artist Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's upcoming album, Stony Hill, which will release on July 21st via Republic Records, is now available for pre-order! Fans who pre-order Stony Hill will instantly receive a download of the single R.O.A.R., as well as recently released songs Nail Pon Cross, Caution, Everybody Wants To Be Somebody and Medication. Exclusive CD + vinyl bundles are also now available on www.damianmarleymusic.com. 

In support of Stony Hill, Damian announces his Stony Hill Fall US Tour, which kicks off on September 1st in Minneapolis, at Minneapolis Music Hall and continues on to Chicago, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and many more stops along the way until mid-October. Tickets are on sale now HERE.

The music video for R.O.A.R was released on TIDAL on June 16th and is available on VEVO TODAY! The VEVO video premiered on Okayplayer, click HERE to view! Paying tribute to his home country, Jamaica, viewers are taken on a visual tour of the song's captivating lyrics about life on the island. You can find some behind the scenes images from the video shoot on Damian's Twitter page. 

The youngest son of Reggae legend Bob Marley, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley garnered his own place in music history when he became the first ever Reggae artist to win a GRAMMY outside of the "Reggae" category, taking home an award for "Best Urban/Alternative" performance for his title single, "Welcome To Jamrock". The acclaimed 2005 breakthrough disc Welcome To Jamrock, also won a GRAMMY for "Best Reggae" Album. Marley has been shaking up stages all over the world for the past few years, first in collaboration with Nas on their Distant Relatives project, and then when he went on to partner with Skrillex for their groundbreaking track "Make It Bun Dem," which Rolling Stone called "a monster mash up of dubstep and dancehall."

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Fri Sep 1 - Minneapolis, MN - Minneapolis Music Hall
Sat Sep 2 - Chicago, IL - North Coast Music Festival
Mon Sep 4 - Boston, MA House of Blues
Tue Sep 5 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts (TLA)
Wed Sep 6 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
Thu Sep 7 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
Sat Sep 9 - Atlanta, GA - ONE MusicFest
Sun Sep 10 - Jacksonville, FL - Maverick's Landing
Tue Sep 12 - Lake Buena, Vista, FL - House of Blues
Wed Sep 13 - Saint Petersburg FL - Jannus Landing
Sat Sep 16 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
Sun Sep 17 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
Tue Sep 19 - Santa Fe, NM - The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company
Thu Sep 21 - Englewood, CO - Gothic Theatre
Fri Sep 22 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
Sat Sep 23 - Boise, ID - Revolution Center
Sun Sep 24 - Missoula, MT - The Wilma
Tue Sep 26 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore
Wed Sep 27 - Seattle, WA- Neptune
Fri Sep 29 - Honolulu, HI - Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena
Sat Sep 30 - Kahului, HI - Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Wed Oct 4 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
Sun Oct 8 - Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
Tue Oct 10 - Berkeley, CA - UC Theatre
Wed Oct 11 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
Sat Oct 14 - San Diego, CA - Harrah's
Sun Oct 15 - Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren
Wed Oct 18 - Los Angeles, CA - Belasco Theater
Thu Oct 19 - Anaheim CA - House of Blues

 

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HOT 97 SUMMER JAM Goes Down This Sunday At METLIFE Stadium

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It’s almost here. The biggest concert in hip hop music is going down this Sunday, June 11th at MetLife Stadium: HOT 97’s Summer Jam 2017! Join WQHT-FM HOT 97, #1 for Hip Hop, at the official start-of-summer party and catch performances by Chris Brown, Fat Joe & Remy Ma, Migos, DJ Khaled & Friends, Trey Songz, French Montana & Friends, Tory Lanez, Joey Bada$$, Desiigner, Funk Flex & Friends, Konshens, Charly Black, and Jidenna. Plus, Faith Evans presents 20 Years of B.I.G.! Make sure to get your tickets today; the only way to truly experience the energy and excitement of Summer Jam is LIVE and in-person!

Head to the stadium early to check out the Festival Village, and don’t miss Young M.A, A Boogie, Don Q, Dave East, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M., PnB Rock, Casanova, and PHresher all appearing on the show’s Festival Stage, the premier platform emerging artists perform on before the Stadium show. Summer Jam is the only event where hip hop music enthusiasts can enjoy two stages of the hottest artists in music, iconic sets from HOT 97’s legendary DJs, and the greatest surprise guests in Hip Hop!

“After planning for months, we’re thrilled that Summer Jam weekend is finally here!” exclaims Charlie Morgan, SVP/Market Manager of Emmis New York. “There’s nothing like being at Summer Jam in-person. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime feeling you just can’t experience over the inter-webs or on social media, as you witness history-in-the-making. We can’t wait to celebrate with our listeners at MetLife Stadium this Sunday!”

“The weather’s looking NICE!” adds Ebro Darden, On-Air Host/Assistant PD. “We’re not selling tickets day-of, so the only way to be a part of Summer Jam is to get yours today. Then, come ready to just have a good time, enjoy music, and chill out with us for over eight hours of non-stop Hip Hop.”

Tickets are on-sale now at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster retail locations or by phone at 800-745-3000. Club 97 packages are the hottest tickets available, with premium show seats, access to the VIP Patio on the 50-yard line, an unobstructed view of all Stadium Stage performances, and a full-service cash bar! Stadium gates open at 1:00 p.m.; no tickets will be sold at the stadium on the day of the event. HOT 97 Summer Jam is made HOT by Nutrament, Power, a Starz original series, Effen Vodka, and McDonald’s.

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