7/18/12

The women of Jamaica's 2012 Reggae Sumfest music festival

LADY SAW
Jamaica's biggest Reggae festival REGGAE SUMFEST celebrates it's 20th year this July 2012. The annual event held in Montego Bay Jamaica dubbed "the greatest reggae show on earth" draws fans from around the world who flock to the 7 day, 7 themed festival that showcases and celebrates the different cultural expressions of Reggae.

The show also caters to international acts and over the years have brought to the island some of the biggest names in the business from around the world, including some of the biggest international female artistes who have graced the stage like Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Toni Braxton, Mary J Blige, Destiny's Child, Alicia Keys, Missy Elliot, Fantasia, Rihanna, Ashanti, Jasmine Sullivan, Maya, Keyshia Cole and Keri Hilson.


The show also features Reggae female acts from Jamaica and around the world and have included Millie Small, Diana King, Marcia Griffiths, Queen Ifrika, Etana, Alaine Laughton, Cherine Anderson, Tessanne Chin, Tanya Stephens, CeCile, Tami Chynn, Lady Saw and others.

This years female artist for the festival includes 14 year Bahamian singer Angelique Sabrina, Raine Seville, Lady Saw, Tifa, Babay Tash, Spice, Sophia Brown, Tessanne Chin among others.
 
LADY SAW (Queen of Jamaican Dancehall music)
ANGELIQUE SABRINA (14 year old bahamian singer)
BABY TASH (discovered at Jamaica's King & Queen of Dancehall)


RAINE SEVILLE (new jamaican dancehall artist)

SOPHIA BROWN (jamaican dancehall/reggae singer and producer)

SPICE (jamaican dancehall dj)

TESSANNE CHIN (jamaican reggae rock singer)

TIFA (jamaican dancehall dj)


2012 REGGAE SUMFEST LINE UP

DANCEHALL NIGHT : Thursday, July 19

Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Lady Saw, I-Octane, Cham, Konshens, Pop Caan, Ninja Man, Assassin, Aidonia, Kip Rich, Tommy Lee, Spice, Khago, Tifa, Jahvinci, Baby Tash, Specialist, Potential Kid, Zamunda, plus more.

INTERNATIONAL NIGHT 1: Friday, July 20
Shabba Ranks, Trey Songz, Tarrus Riley
Jamaica 50 Tribute featuring:
John Holt, Yellow Man, U-Roy, Leroy Sibbles, Mighty Diamonds, Leroy Smart, Derrick Harriott,, Frankie Paul, Pinchers, plus more.

INTERNATIONAL NIGHT 2: Saturday, July 21
R Kelly, Damian’Jr. Gong’ Marley, Third World, Christopher Martin, A. J. Brown, Raine Seville, Conkarah, Q-ban.

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