Reggae Music: Gift To Humanity Conference

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The ELife Center @ The Hampton Mall, 9033 Central Ave, Capitol Heights, MD

This inaugural Reggae Music: God's Gift Conference will focus on Politics, Love & the Soul Stirring of Roots Reggae music. Saturday will be a day long conference and gathering of the Village to discuss, highlight and celebrate the importance of such content and lyrics in Roots Reggae music. The conference will feature panel discussions with noted Reggae scholars and luminaries, Dj music sessions, performing artists, vegan cuisine and a cultural arts & crafts Village. Admission: Free


1pm - Panel Discussion: Aesthetics of Roots Reggae

Panelists: Papa Wabe, Syndicated Host Denise White, World Reggae Party Host Haile Israel, Artist and Educator Tuff Lion, Artist and Producer Facilitator: Jalani Horton

3pm - Panel Discussion: The Importance of the Lyrics of Roots Reggae Music in Politics

Panelists: Dera Tompkins, Promoter and Culture Bearer Kwasi Bonsu, Esq., Music Attorney Senghor Baye, former President General of the UNIA-ACL Facilitator: Heru Ofori-Atta

7pm - Performing Artists Haile Israel Jah - I - Witness I'la Vibes Kenya Eugene