NEW ALBUM: Protoje’s newly-released sophomore effort, The 8-Year-Affair, is currently available for download via iTunes. A follow-up to his acclaimed debut, The 7-Year Itch, the 14-track record also delivers collaborations with the likes of Tessanne Chin and Romain Virgo. Buy it HERE.
CONCERT: With the Bob Marley tribute at the Grammys still fresh on people’s minds, Damian Marley is getting set to return to Los Angeles, this time as headliner of the Hollywood Bowl in June. “Our annual Reggae Night returns this year featuring three-time Grammy-winning ragga/dancehall superstar Junior Gong, along with timeless roots reggae performers,” reads the announcement on the mega-concert’s official website, hollywoodbowl.com, where tickets go on sale soon. Meantime, Marley and his Ghetto Youths camp are gearing up for the release of a brand-new compilation dubbed Set Up Shop Vol. 1, out on Feb. 26.