REGGAE LEGENDS BLACK UHURU RELEASES CLASSIC LIVE IN LONDON DVD
Nacional Records and No Joke Entertainment are proud to announce that reggae icons Black Uhuru will release the 25th Anniversary Edition of their classic Live in London DVD today August 19th. The DVD captures the groundbreaking group at the top of their game, with core members Derrick ‘Duckie‘ Simpson, Mikel Rose, and Sandra ‘Puma‘ Jones backed by the drum and bass greats, Sly & Robbie. Highlights include roots reggae anthems like Shine Eye Gal, I Love King Selassie, and Happiness. The new digitally re-mastered DVD features a never-before-seen photo gallery of stills spanning the group’s entire 40-year career.
With the death of reggae king Bob Marley in 1981, some thought that reggae music had passed with him. However that assumption became short lived when Black Uhuru released the album Red‘ later that year. The triple platinum release was named the 23rd best album of the decade by Rolling Stone Magazine. Black Uhuru was the 1st Reggae Group to win a Grammy award, 4 their Influential release ‘Anthem‘ In 1984
Considered a potent live act by critics and fans alike, Black Uhuru has toured with international music icons including The Clash, Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Police and U2. The group is currently at work on a new studio album.
DVD viewing parties are planned nationwide, beginning Wednesday August 20th at the Echoplex’s Dub Club Party in Los Angeles hosted by Wayne Jobson a.k.a. Native Wayne of Indie 103FM.