Jamstar Productions and Jamaica Arts Holdings have announced that the Trinity Tour, featuring some of Jamaica’s premiere female artists, will take place in major North American cities this fall. The tour will allow fans to appreciate live, and intimate, performances by Marcia Griffiths (the Queen of Reggae), Diana King (Reggae/R&B Superstar) and a third emerging Jamaican female artist to be announced. The Trinity tour project was developed in an effort to increase the awareness of talented female artists in the reggae music industry. These phenomenal women represent some of Jamaica’s most prolific talent and their pioneering creativity will be showcased in this unprecedented tour.
The North American tour will begin October 18th on the east coast.
Marcia Griffiths’ career spans over 40 years highlighted by #1 hits in every genre of Jamaican music including ska, rock steady, reggae and dancehall. Her most recent album, “Melody Life: Reggae Anthology”, is an epic anthology and comprehensive insight into the works of one of Jamaica’s first female recording artists. The album is currently ranked #1 in NY, Jamaica and South Florida reggae chart. She is also one of the first female solo recording artist in the reggae industry, and she hit the Billboard chart with “Electric Boogie Song” and created a world class dance, the Electric Slide. She has also toured the world as a member of the I-threes with Bob Marley and the Wailers. www.marciagriffiths.net
Fans will remember Diana King from her monster hits, “Shy Guy” from the Bad Boys soundtrack and “I Say a Little Prayer” from My Best Friend's Wedding soundtrack. Diana’s new label, Think like a Girl has pre-released six new singles online that are now available on three of the artist's websites: www.dianaking.net, www.myspace.comkingsing and www.myspace.comthinklikeagirl.
The tracks which will be on her new album include “Yu Dun Kno” featuring Gunjan and produced by Handel Tucker with acappella and remix versions; “Spanish Town Blues” with acappella version and “Bounce” co-produced with Sly & Robbie; “No Fear” and live tracks “Feelz Right” and “Secret Lover”, are taken from her 2006 Japanese tour. www.dianaking.net.
Source: Reggaewire News Network