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Protoje & The Indiggnation

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$ 15.00 - $50.00 / Age All Ages

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There is an exci,ng resurgence of conscious, organic music in Jamaica, and industry experts and observers agree thatProtoje, born Oje Ken Ollivierre, is playing an important role in what has become known as the "Reggae Revival.Leading the militant band - TheIndiggna,on- this powerful songwriter and philosophical thinker ar,culates the righteous angerof an emerging genera,on.Protojereports for duty, re-establishing the standard for the decaying art of socially responsible,mentally s,mula,ng lyricism.Protojehas successfully released three studio albums: his debut album THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH (2010), THE 8 YEAR AFFAIR (2013)which spawned the hitsRasta Love*Ky-Mani Marley, andKingston Be Wisewhich featured on the soundtrack for the videogame Grand TheZ Auto; and ANCIENT FUTURE (2015) which featured the interna,onal hitWho Knows*Chronixxwhich toppedcharts worldwide and has amassed over 50 million+ views on YouTube.February 2017 saw the release ofProtojeshit singleBlood Money. The poli,cally-charged track, wriaen byProtojeand producedby Ancient Future collaboratorWintaJames, dominated the airwaves and dancehalls, and became an instant topic ofconversa,on due to the lyrical potency of the song.Blood Moneywas selected by Jamaican Radio Personality and Pan AfricanAc,vistMutaburukaas the number one reggae song of 2017.The follow-up singleTruths & Rightswas delivered in September 2017. The song also produced byWintaJames, features up-and-coming Reggae ar,st Mor,mer on the chorus, and similarly expresses their commitment to the ac,vism that remains at the coreof reggae music.Protoje'svisibility has steadily increased. Named on BBC 1xtras Hot for 2015 Ar,ste list, he has since appeared on the UKsbiggest music television show - BBCs Later WithJoolsHolland; recorded two sessions at BBC Radio 1 Maida Vale, andhas featured regularly on numerous BBC Radio 1Xtra shows.Protojehas sold out headline UK, US, and European tours. He is a firmfavouriteat fes,vals throughout the world,performing at the likes of Glastonbury, Coachella, Reading & Leeds, Boomtown, Summer Jam, Musa,Esperanzah, Afro-Punk,and Canadas Pemberton Music Fes,val. Many appearances were broadcast on na,onal television and have set things upfor a huge 2018.


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