Lo­cal acts to share stage with An­thony B

Lesotho Times - - Weekender - Mo­halenyane Phakela

SELEK­TAH Che ( pic­tured) of Ragga Vybz Sound Sys­tem, Don Royal and Selekta Tesfa of Shutta Kulca are set to share the stage with pop­u­lar Ja­maican DJ An­thony B on 11 De­cem­ber 2015 in Rusten­burg, South Africa.

The “ex­clu­sive Wel­come Party of An­thony B” is sched­uled for Club Silk and would be the first show of the muso’s whis­tle-stop tour of the neigh­bour­ing coun­try. An­thony B was born Keith Blair in Clarks Town, Ja­maica 39-years ago and is a de­vout mem­ber of the Rasta­fari move­ment. he is known for such songs as Nah Vote Again, Seven Seals and More Love whose un­der­ly­ing mes­sage is peace and re­spect for oth­ers.

Selek­tah Che told the Week­ender this week that they man­aged to land the gig be­cause of their cor­dial re­la­tion­ship with the or­gan­is­ers, Pow­er­tain­ment Pro­duc­tions.

“An­thony B is com­ing to South Africa un­der the um­brella of Li­on­ess Pro­duc­tions SA, who are work­ing with Pow­er­tain­ment Pro­duc­tions in or­ga­niz­ing the show in Rusten­burg,” he said.

“Pow­er­tain­ment is owned by some Leribebe­born guys who are now based in Rusten­burg.rg. We worked to­gether in the third edi­tion of the Dance­hall Summa Mashup held last Satur­day.”y.”

he said their ef­forts to cre­ate syn­er­gies with­ith other reg­gae crews were fi­nally bear­ing fruit as ev­i­denced by their in­clu­sion in the high pro­file­file show.

“Our mis­sion has al­ways been to build bridges­ges with other crews to raise the pro­file of the Le­sosotho ragga scene,” said Selekta Che.

“This year has been good for Ragga Vybz sin­cence we hosted Ja­maican star Siz­zla and now we will be shar­ing the stage with An­thony B. We are look­ing for­ward to what’s in store for next year.”r.”

Other artists billed to per­form at the show are Judge­ment Yard and Bad­man from Zim­babwe, we, South Africa’s Munya B, Musikculcha, Kay­den nn N Raden, Ras Louis, Jah­nett Ta­fari, L’ti­tude, Te­fo­fo­man, Blaq Supreme and Mu­gofire.

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