Throughout the last eight months, Tony has been creating playlists for the Manchester Cares' community.
This selection features positive vibes in a R&B style. At a time when the world is practising social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the selection of songs is intended to uplift, connect and empower.
Tarrus Riley (ft Etana & Duane Stephenson) – Let Peace Reign
Tarrus Riley was born in the Bronx, New York but was raised in Jamaica. His father was a veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley. He made his recording debut as a teenager and has consistently racked up awards for his work. Among his accolades are Best Singer, Male Vocalist, Cultural Artiste, Song of the Year and Best Song.
Busy Signal – Peace Reign
Nicknamed Busy Signal by his friends because he is constantly busy. He has been a large part of the contemporary dancehall movement since 2005.
Jah Cure – Brighter Day
Siccature Alcock is a Jamaican reggae musician, who was raised in Kingston. He was given the name Jah Cure by Capleton whom he met while growing up. He is also known as the King of Lovers Rock and Roots Reggae.
Sanchez – Love & Unity
Kevin Anthony Jackson, professionally known as Sanchez, is a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter and record producer. He was given the nickname – Sanchez – due to his football skills – a reference to a footballer of that name.
Posted by Heather Madden on Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Heather is Manchester Cares' Programme Coordinator managing our Social Clubs programme.