New year, new content: over the next weeks, we’ll introduce some of those living legends who are still around and kicking. Under each article, we’ll let you know how to contact these artists, so in case you are in a position to invite them over for a concert, voice a tune or even just recordContinue Reading Meet the foundation: Dennis Walks
Our organisation is of now fully effective, as all paper work is done. That means you can receive a donation receipt (Spendenbescheinigung) for any amount ofmoney you wish to contribute. To celebrate that and help spread the word around, we ordered a few stickers – and here they are! Just in time to share atContinue Reading It’s official!
During our most recent trip, we 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 living conditions.Continue 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