Mista Majah P First Reggae artist to releases a Reggae CD dealing with Homophobia and the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender) Experience.
Oakland, California; 08/01/2011 Mista Majah P has released his new Reggae album TOLERANCE, marking a huge step in the career of the multi-talented singer-songwriter. The lyrical focus of the album is to liberate the homophobic and celebrate the LGBT (lesbian gay bi-sexual transgender) experience. The release of this album will hopeful build upon his fan base and get his music heard by more people than ever, especially in his native home of Jamaica.
The CD, ‘Tolerance’, consists of eleven original songs, each providing a combination of his melodious vocals and heartfelt lyrics. The rhythmic undercurrent bears treatment to Roots Reggae, Dancehall, hip-hop, pop and R&B.
The album was recorded, engineered, mastered and mix at the Shaolin Studio in Hayward California. All songs written, performed and produce by Majah P. The theme of the album underlies the changes he had gone through in recent years, marriage, a new son and becoming a American Citizen. It was this change of status which allows him the new opportunities to explore through his music all who have suffered hate, intolerance, discrimination, and bullying because of their sexual orientation.
‘Tolerance’ reveals the raw lyrical emotions, pulsating drum and base Reggae rifts, and the stunning array of influences that have found their way into his music. He was already soaked with the red gold and green roots of Reggae Music when he migrated to Toronto Canada in 1982. He carried with him the new sound ‘Reggae Dance Hall Roots”, which he unleashed on the Canadian Reggae music scene. He was nominated 10 times to the Canadian Reggae Music Award show, winning on four occasions, including Entertainer of the year in 1997. He has performed all over the USA, Canada, Jamaica and England. He brings to the live stage his special brand of total entertainment.
Mista Majah P is also an accomplished actor. He has appeared in three featured films including the highly acclaimed “Cop and a Bad Man” performing on screen and writing and performing one of the sound track. He has appeared in over 10 music videos and releases over 12 Music CD’s
Mista Majah P does not shy away from including political references in his music, this can be deduced from the samples of his songs in ‘Tolerance’, which include sound bites and excerpts from news broadcasts relating to the homophobia.
With The release of ‘Tolerance’ Majah P have broken new ground. Taking on the cultural intolerance of a section of his native Jamaican society, and the LGBT Rights debates in the halls of the US Congress.
The CD album will be launching shortly, and fans are encouraged to visit the artist on MySpace or even sign up to join his Facebook. Sample tracks are available at www.cdbaby.com/cd/mistamajahp22
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