During our most recent visit, chairwoman Gardy visited the famous “Inna Di Yaad” and introduced the Adabu Foundation to Earl “Chinna” Smith, who is an accomplished artist, label owner, producer… (the list goes on and on!). Due to his decades of experience in the business, he knows a lot of elder artists and their livingContinue Reading Inna di yaad
Every Wednesday, our honorary member Supa Nova holds an event called Dub School. Apart from keeping the musical traditions alive, it is also a meeting place for artists, foreigners, inner city communities and elders. One night, Adabu was able to meet Kerry-Ann Manning, the daughter of Glasford “Porti” Manning. He was the lead singer ofContinue Reading Learning about a jewel
On a rainy Kingston night last October, the Adabu Foundation rolled out to meet Prince Alla at Sugar Minott’s Youth Promotion Studio where he was recording a track. As impressive as his vocals are, the artist only rarely has the chance to reach a studio in Kingston, as he is living in Portmore and hasContinue Reading Meeting up with Prince Alla
While in Jamaica, our chairwoman Gardy was able to contact and visit the JAVAA headquarters (Jamaican Association of Vintage Artistes and Affiliates), an organization that does a formidable job of helping artists in distress. Thus pursuing goals similar to those of the Adabu Foundation, we hope to collaborate in the future to improve the livingContinue Reading Introducing Adabu to Javaa
Welcome to the Virtual Home of the freshly founded Adabu Foundation! Here you find all information necessary to learn about our goals, our projects and how you can join in. Our Mission Statement: Music is a universal language that crosses social, ethnic and health boundaries and allows people of different backgrounds to communicate. Declared goalContinue Reading Respect the Roots!