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Culture Fest In Jamaica: Highlights From 2019 Edition Featuring Protoje, Dubfire, Sabo And The Transformational Irie Soul Retreat

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From April 30-May 5, voyagers from around the globe gathered along the famed Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica to take part in the third annual edition of Tmrw.Tday Culture Fest.
Billed as Part Retreat, Part Music Festival, and 100% Life Experience, the event gave guests the chance to take part in reggae and house music concerts along the beach, cannabis and wellness programming, sacred plant medicine ceremonies, inspirational talks, and much more during one magical and transformational week.
The festival was once again centered around the Irie Soul Retreat, which was expertly curated by the spiritual leader of the tribe and founder Stacy Irie Soul and featured powerful daily programming that fused yoga, meditation, ecstatic dance, sound healing, inspiring speakers and transformational workshops with the help of Acro Buddhas, Carmelinda Dimanno, Darren Austin Hall and more.
One of the many standouts from the festival was the Future Self Discovery four-day workshop from German engineer turned esteemed meditation teacher Peter Oppermann.
This was heralded by many as the most powerful experience of the retreat and gave guests the chance to take part in intimate sessions with the respected teacher who leads workshops, classes, and coaches personal clients internationally.

 

Highlights on the music front included a live headlining concert from the Grammy-nominated songwriter Protoje as he performed a number of hits from Ancient Future and Ancient Future (grammy nominated for album of the year).

In support Protoje’s band The Indiggnationand opening performances from Naomi Cowan and Max Glazer.

Surprise special guests included Jesse Royal, Lila Ike & Sevanawho electrified the crowd gathered at Woodstock Beach.

Attendees also got the chance to witness two performances from electronic legend Dubfire.

The first came at The Caves as the master of dark house and techno music switched things up for a Live Dub/Reggae Set.

Following the Protoje concert, Dubfire then got back to his bread and butter and performed a more deep and progressive house focused set at Somewhere West in the early hours of the morning.

TBeyond his performances, Dubfire also participated in the Tribe Talks Speaker Series for the Conscious Music Panel with Jamaican reggae singer Jesse Royal, one of Jamaica’s top producers Teflon Zinc Fence, Anthony Middleton of Audiofly, and moderator Patricia Meschino of Billboard. Other subjects discussed during the Tribe Talks included psychedelic healing, medical cannabis, and the Rastafarian faith, along with multiple talks from talented spoken word artist Marcos Mendosa.

Other highlights on the cannabis front included The Garden of Mary program expanding to all six days of the festival.

This included sacred plant medicine ceremonies, practitioners providing CBD infused massages, ganja farm tours, farm to table dinners and expert panel discussions with the likes of Marcus “Bubbleman” Richardson and leading cannabis doctors and educators.

If all of that wasn’t enough, Tmrw.Tday also gave guests the chance to witness a sunset performance from Sabo at the Love Cow Beach Party, sets from Audiofly and Lauren Lane during Summerdaze Showcase, opening and closing fire ceremonies on the first and last day, and much more.

Tmrw.Tday is truly a unique festival to the global landscape.

It’s intimacy and direct connection to all in attendance makes this a must attend event for the fourth edition April 28 – May 3, 2020.

Tickets will be released this June on fhe Tmrw.Tday website.

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Tmrw.Tday’s Philosophy Part Retreat, Part Music Festival, 100% Life Experience

A better Tmrw begins Tday along the breathtaking paradise of Negril, Jamaica’s famed 7-mile beach.

Step outside the boundaries of everyday life and into the Festiva-cation of a lifetime, where you become the vibe selector to craft your own vacation, from dawn until dusk.

Embrace the positive shift within your soul and watch the world begin to smile.

Tmrw.Tday invites you to become part of a global movement, a catalyst for change to lighten our hearts and remedy our planet.

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Nigeria’s Burna Boy Trounces Diamond At 2021 BET Awards

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Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter Nigerian Artist Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu aka Burna Boy scooped an award at the 2021 BET awards announced on Sunday.

He scooped the Best International Act category.

Meanwhile, Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz was among African musicians and only East African nominated in BET award for the BET Awards 2021 in the Best International Act category.

Unfortunately Diamond Platnumz lost the BET Award for the third time.

Diamond was trying his luck as this was his third nomination after giving it a shot in 2014 and 2016 in the category of Best International Act Africa.

Diamond’s 2021 BET Award nomination stirred an intense hate debate towards the Bongo Flava star on social media.

A number of Tanzanians, including fellow musicians, admitted to siding with Nigeria’s Burna Boy or WizKid on voting day.

In 2017, Rayvanny became the first artist from Tanzania to win a BET Award, after being crowned “The BET Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act”.

This made him the second artiste to win a BET Award from East Africa, after Eddy Kenzo from Uganda who won the International Viewers Award in 2015.

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Uganda’s Zari, Tanzania’s Diamond For Netflix Soon

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Zarinah Hassan, commonly known as Zari Hassan a Ugandan born socialite and Tanzanian artist Naseeb Abdul Juma Issack populaly known by his stage name Diamond Platinumz are scheduled to appear in a Netflix Documentary soon.

Netflix South Africa has announced that the celebrities will appear in a documentary titled ‘Young, Famous & African’ which will start airing in a few days online.

Zari from Uganda has already asked her fans to stay attentive, because they will get to know a lot about them and have fun as well.

“Born in Uganda. Flourishing in Mzansi. Now we’re taking over Netflix! See me bossing it up,” Zari said.

Meanwhile, Diamond will be the second Tanzanian to appear on Netflix after Idris Sultan who appeared on March 26 this year through a film called ‘Slay’ which brought together African stars like Ramsey Nouah, Fabian Adeoye Lojede, Simphiwe Ngema, Amanda Du-Pont.

The Netflix network was launched on August 29, 1997 at California in the United States, to date more than 200 million people worldwide have registered as subscribers.

Netflix is available worldwide except in Syria, North Korea and China, Also it has branches in Netherlands, France, Brazil, the United Kingdom, India, Japan and South Korea, South Africa and Nigeria.

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Enjoy My Music, Insult Me, Im Grateful- Diamond Says

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Diamond Platnumz, the Tanzanian Bongo Flava star has responded to his critics that constantly scold him.

Recently a section activists called for his removal from the BET Awards and Diamond says it is their opinion and he respects it.

Diamond made the remarks while attending an event organized by actress Irene Uwoya in honour of her son Krish.

“I respect everyone’s opinion, when someone enjoys my music, insults me, all I say is that I’m grateful,” said Diamond on Wasafi TV.

Diamond who has not released songs for more than six months now, has been one of the most trending topics in the music industry.

Since he was nominated to vie for the Best International act, an online campaign was launched against the artist to be removed for his involvement in politics.

Opponents of the artist through social media are alleged to have done so in order to express their feelings due to the artist’s support for the ruling party CCM.

The artist has promised to address the issue regarding the petition in the next few days.

He says he has not taken it personally.

“Do not hate someone who says something bad about you, you never know, don’t let that anger get the better of you, tomorrow he might regret it and apologize to you,” said Diamond.

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