Oct 28, 2009, 4:21 PM
Jamican International musician, Luciano, is expected to arrive in
As announced by Africa Fest, the legendary Jamaican Reggae superstar, Luciano, will be in The Gambia along with Mikey General.
This historic event will take place on Saturday, December 26, 2009 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
The event also marks the permanent establishment in The Gambia of Africa Fest, the global African live music producer of many mega-events in the
Africa Fest has been featured on numerous occasions by world media bodies such as CNN.
Described as one of music’s most influential reggae artist around today, Luciano (Jah Messenjah) has released 19 albums so far in his career, composing of some of the most memorable conscious and progressive roots reggae music.
Luciano was born on October 20, 1964 in
It was later on that he changed his stage-name to Luciano while often being referred to as Jah Messenjah and also at around that time collaborating with Fattis Burell’s X-terminator label, where he developed his conscious roots aspect. After voicing several covers for the producer Sky High, Luciano released 'Give My Love A Try', which was produced at Castro Brown's New Name Studio in
Luciano is an award-winning artist. Although his object is to stay humble, he has received numerous awards including 'Most Spiritual and Educative Singer' and 'Mandela's Most Cultural Artist'.
He even received a plaque from the Jamaican government to encourage him in the work he is doing. Luciano was also awarded 'The Order of Distinction in the rank of Officer' on October 15, 2007, by the governent of