Inner Circle ft Chronixx – Tenement Yard (News Carrying Dread) – Live at Rebel Salute 2015
Culturally correct for over two decades! Every January, Rebel Salute delivers a modern indigenous work of art that goes from dusk ‘til dawn for two days, taking Reggae from the roots to one of the largest and most discerning audiences of any music festival in the Caribbean!
Innovators in every sense, Rebel Salute has maintained a strict no meat, no alcohol policy that has from inception set us apart. The alcohol free affair that sparked a “Rebelution” in the approach to the marketing of musical events, has steadfastly promoted a holistic experience of lifestyle music to audiences that continue to grow; attracting thousands to the annual event in one of Jamaica’s tourism capitals.
Chronixx, Jamaica’s rising reggae artist, continues his momentum as he collaborates on a song with the Bad Boys of Reggae, Inner Circle featuring the late legend, Jacob Miller. In addition, he has announced his West Coast tour dates
Born Jamar Rolando McNaughton, Chronixx is only 22 years-old and is already making quite the name for himself through the reggae ranks. His father was an artist who went by the name Chronicle and young Chronixx was influenced early, growing up around the likes of Buju Banton, Norris Man and Gregory Isaacs. Chronixx released his first EP titled Hooked on Chronixx in 2010 and his debut album, The Dread & Terrible Project in April 2014. In July of 2014, he was featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Now, Chronixx has teamed up with the Bad Boys of Reggae & legends in Inner Circle. Inner Circle has revisited an old riddim with “Tenement Yard” featuring the late, great Jacob Miller. Forty years after it’s original release, a young Chronixx has jumped in on the song and “delivers his message, with what amounts to a whole new song subtitled ‘News Carrying Dread.’”
When I asked Inner Circle about Chronixx they said: “We heard about Chronixx in Jamaica, and we liked his Vibes, so we asked Legendary producer Don Corleon to reach out to him and he made it happen.It was great working with him! Cool as a Cucumber!” They recorded at Inner Circle’s own Circle Village Studios in Miami, FL.
The song will eventually be on an Inner Circle album, but for now it’s just a single. To accompany the single, they have shot a music video for the song in the Wynwood district of Miami, FL; made to resemble a Jamaica ghetto (The termTenement Yard, in Jamaica, is another phrase for the ghetto).
The video was directed by Gil Green & Damian Fyffe and you can view a behind-the-scenes documentation of the forthcoming official music video below in addition to the single itself. Read more
California based reggae band Rebelution has been taking the world by storm. Billboard Magazine named Count Me In, the #1 selling reggae album of 2014. Their annual Winter Greens Tour stops in Estero, FL at the Germain Arena on February 5, 2015. They will be joined on stage by the iconic Jamaican reggae band Inner Circle. Inner Circle is a Grammy Award winning band who just released a new single Tenement Yard, News Carryin’ Dread, with vocals from the deceased former lead singer Jacob Miller and current messenger to the youths, Chronixx. The Winter Greens Tour is Rebelution’s 14 show blitz with stops throughout the Southwest, Gulf Coast, and Southeast United States.
Visit RebelutionMusic.com for tickets and more information.