Rootz Reggae and Kulcha Magazine,
Vol. 7 #2
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
QUEEN AYACODOBAE (I-YA-SU-DO-BET), international
musician, composer, recording artist, and lead vocalist for Earth
Blessings Royal Court Orchestra of Chicago, Illinois, US, is expected
to be joining the Penetrators ot Kingston,
Jamaica this summer. They will be touring Jamaica and neighboring
islands, then headed to the UK, South Africa and Japan. Although
Queen hails from the Washington, DC area, her strong heritage
from the Zulu Nation of South Africa dominate her musical experience
and she has devised a soulful blend of African and Reggae music
to penetrate the world music industry. Queen and the Penetrators
are raising the level of consciousness in Rootz Reggae with funky
African Reggae rhythms designed for hard core partying while encouraging
moral integrity and respect by using positive lyrics.
Queen is dedicating her brand new album to Robert Nesta Marley,
the original Wallers, and all they stood for in music and humanity.
Queen just completed producing her CD with one of the best engineers
in Jamaica, Delroy Harrison aka "Dr. Marshall the Magician"
at Anchor Recording Company. The new CD entitled
"Don't Stop The Reggae" will include tracks with Queen
together with Buju Banton, Ritchie Stephens, guitarist Louis "Farmer
"Christie, among a host of other well-known Jamaican artists.
"Don't Stop The Reggae" is bringing her message, the
Rastarian message of "Peace and Love" to the people.
With positive messages, original music and universal sound and
culturally refreshing attire. Queen Ayacodobae and the Penetrators
are coming at you live and direct with a message of hope to empower
and uplift people around the globe.
Queen has performed live with some ot the world's greatest entertainers
including South African horn player Hugh Masekela, Nigerian guitarist
King Sunny Ade and South African vocalist and composer Letta Mbulu
and has been produced by all time favorite. Harry Belafonte. On
one of her recent 2004 trips toJamaica, Queen backed by legendary
poet and DJ, Mutabaruka, graced Week Enz, a fashionable club in
Kingston, with live performances while recording her new album.