WHITE TIGER SOCIETY feat. STEPHEN MARLEY “Why”

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Fusing the sounds of Soul, Reggae, and Hip-Hop, White Tiger Society bursts onto the music scene with a rotating cast of talent led by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Dajla “The White Tigress” and Grammy Award-winning engineer/producer Comissioner Gordon Williams. It’s a movement with a shared interest in classic songwriting, live instrumentation, and solid production made evident on the official debut single “Why” featuring Stephen Marley. The track is from the forthcoming debut album “Sound of the White Tiger” to be released on September 15th via Lalabela Music Group.

“White Tiger Society is a union of reggae, heart-felt soulful vocals and feel-good production,” says Dajla. “We bring these various flavors together with a positive message to create our sound. The Sound of the White Tiger.”

Williams adds, “Stephen and I have a long relationship in music, going back to the days of The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, all the way up to Welcome To Jamrock, on which we worked.
together, as well as his latest album, The Fruit Of Life. Stephen actually picked ‘Why’ to collaborate with us on, and we are thankful to have ‘Ragga’ as part of the White Tiger family!”

Born in France of a Tunisian dad and a French-American mother, Dajla began playing music at the age of 7 inspired by her parents’ Soul, Jazz, Reggae, and Blues record collection. Armed with keys, bass, and vocals, she has made her way through the music scenes in France and the UK while seeking inspiration in central Africa. Dajla has released two albums and an EP to date. She has shared the stage with the likes of Angelo Moore from Fishbone, Nneka, De La Soul, Sa-Ra, & The Brand New Heavies and currently resides in New York City.

Comissioner Gordon Williams’ impact on popular music is undeniable. Dubbed the “Comissioner” (yes, just one “m”) by rapper KRS-One, he experienced the creation of Hip-Hop up close in the Bronx and began DJing & producing. Throughout his career, he has won multiple Grammy Awards including Album of the Year wins for The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill and Santana’s Supernatural. Additional credits include Joss Stone’s multi-platinum Mind Body & Soul, Damian Marley’s Grammy-award winning Welcome to Jamrock, and Amy Winehouse’s debut album Frank.

In 2013, Gordon and Dajla met in New York City and through their work, initially as a writing/production team, the White Tiger Society was born.

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DOOLAY MEETS THE GIANTS “Babylon”

Doolay is fighting the corrupt system with music as his weapon.
Born Papa Abdoulaye DIOP, the african multi-instrumentalist, made his first step in 2002 as a mc within the group Makefire. 3 years later he decided to go solo and switch gear by making Reggae.
His love of the music and a diploma in his pocket push him towards a musical teaching formation at the National school of Arts. But in 2012, he got noticed by the label Duke Production with the track and video “Gestoul Wa Rewmi” that condemn the excess of the power that be all over Africa.
Through the label he will get to work with The Giants on the song “Across the border”, they arranged.
From this experience the track “Babylon” will followed, leading towards the album “Prélude” in 2013.
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DANAKIL “Entre les lignes”

DANAKIL is becoming the FRENCH reggae Phenomenon solding out big Venues and Festivals in France, exporting his music through tours in Africa, America, Canada and in almost every European country (UK, Hungary, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Poland…)

Their new album “Between the Lines” is a continuation of the band’s history. The recipe: Conscious lyrics laced with energy, nice feelings, determination, charisma and an incredible talent.
Ky-Mani Marley, The Twinkle Brothers, Harrison “Professor” Stafford (Groundation) are contributing to this project.
Check the 2nd single “Le reve” and go back to the 1st single “Hypocrites” to get familiar.

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