Washington D.C. reggae group the Archives have introduced their new LP Carry Me Dwelling. A Reggae Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson, a reggae tribute to the 2 artists on what would have been Gil Scott-Heron’s 71s birthday. The album was produced by the Archives’ Darryl “Trane” Burke and Thievery Company’s Eric Hilton, and is due out Could 27 by way of Hilton’s Montserrat Home label. Try the primary single “A Toast to the Folks” that includes Raheem DeVaughn under.
The file spans the breadth of Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson’s artistic partnership, which lasted from the 1971 album Items of a Man (that includes the protest anthem “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”) by means of the 1980 LP 1980 and consists of such classics as 1974’s Winter in America. Hilton and Burke collected artists like DeVaughn, Puma Ptah, the dub poet Mutabaruka, Augustus Pablo’s son Addis and Joseph Hill of Tradition’s son Kenyatta to carry out alongside the Archives on the file, which additionally options contributions from Jackson himself on three tracks.
Chicago drummer and producer Makaya McCraven just lately paid tribute to Scott-Heron’s ultimate album with We’re New Once more: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven. Learn extra about it in “How Makaya McCraven Reimagined Gil Scott-Heron’s Remaining Album” on the Pitch.
Carry Me Dwelling: A Reggae Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson:
01 Dwelling Is The place the Hatred Is (ft. Puma Ptah)
02 Rivers of My Fathers (ft. Addis Pablo, Puma Ptah)