RESPECT | Anthony B

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Anthony B

Black and Proud

Anthony B brings high energy, engaging performance style to fans related to his lyrics and songwriting, both revolutionary and entertaining. Embodying all that is topical and compelling about Reggae music, this artist has been steadfast in his mission to represent the poor and oppressed, using timely lyrics to confront political injustices and bring the people’s issues to the forefront. In the process, he has raised the performance standards and lyrical content for the industry, performing quality lyrics and producing a multifaceted stage show that attracts diverse audiences worldwide.

Anthony B’s musical journey started in the church, back when he was still known as Keith Anthony Blair in Clark’s Town in the parish of Trelawny. In this part of rural Jamaica, Anthony B found himself immersed in Revivalism’s thunderous chants and rhythms and the Seventh Day Adventist church, where he honed his vocal style.

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IRIE™ | Anthony B - Black and Proud

Release Date: July 10, 2020
Label: Reggae Vibes Music
Copyright: 2020 Reggae Vibes Music
Total Length: 03:54
Total Tracks: 1
Format: Single (Riddim)
Genre: Reggae

In his formative years, the artist found inspiration from Otis Redding’s music and the incomparable Peter Tosh. When Anthony B left his hometown and set out to make his fateful mark on Kingston’s music scene in 1992, he rebuked the trend of girl and gun lyrics popular at that time. He remained faithful to words of spiritual consciousness and social conviction, a tendency he has never strayed from throughout his career.

Anthony B’s rich vocals and audacious lyrics carry consistency and substance, which are both rare in an industry affected by trends towards the extreme in its content. Internationally his fanbase has grown due to his engaging stage presence and the universal concerns of suffering and salvation in his lyrical delivery. As the artist explains, “The greatest thing about reggae music is that it’s about concepts and ideas; you are speaking to people on issues they live and can relate to.” Recording and performing live continue Anthony B’s legacy as he proves himself to be one of Reggae’s most prolific and engaging artistes, an electrifying performer whose music engages the public’s social conscience.

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