Crown Prince of reggae: Dennis Brown
Last week, Bashment Vibes was privileged to gain VIP access to the annual Dennis Brown Tribute Concert, which took place in Kingston, Jamaica, on Sunday evening.
Best described as a massive street party to celebrate what would have been the legendary singer’s 56th birthday, the event was staged downtown on the waterfront, close to the Big Yard venue where Brown grew up, and attended by around 7,000 patrons.
Below, check out what Brown’s friends and contemporaries say about his legacy, and our review of the show, which featured performances from Toots Hibbert, Beres Hammond, Ken Boothe, Alaine, Cocoa Tea, Big Youth, Junior Reid, Winston ‘Niney‘ Holness and Chronixx. Continue reading