Tuesday July 3rd!
genre without losing the essence of who they are. Superstar Maxi Priest is one
of those artists whose own unique vision has led him to tremendous
international success, being the first reggae artist to have a No. 1 hit
worldwide, including the U.S. Billboard charts.
lovers’ rock as you could possibly wish for. The sophistication he brings to
these tracks is the mark of true quality; his effortless blend of reggae,
R&B and dancehall has universal appeal.
from the London reggae sound-system Saxon Studio International, introducing the
sound of lovers’ rock to a global audience. Before joining Saxon, Maxi embraced
Rastafari and served an apprenticeship with South London sound-system Negus
Negast and the legendary Jah Shaka. Maxi has adhered to these principles his
entire career by making conscious music of all kinds. While Easy To Love is
essentially an album of love songs, it closes with a track first recorded by Ras
Michael and the Sons of Negus in the 1970’s. Maxi’s version of “None A Jah
Jah Children” is strikingly original. It is intended as a blessing to see
us safely on our way as we’re transported to a Rasta grounation or Nyahbinghi –
a gathering of the faithful where we receive affirmation that no matter the
hardships, Jah Jah’s children will always triumph.