Jah Mikal Entertainmement will hold a reggae festival in various parts of the country as part of effort to bring back home people from the Diaspora.
This according to the organisers this will also help support emerging artist to exhibit their talent and to contribute their quota towards the development of the country.
Jah Mikal Entertainment, will storm Accra and various cities in Ghana with an unquenchable root Reggae festival.
The main festival will commence in Accra at the La beach hotel, November 30, 2019, followed by the ‘Wogbe’ movement tour December 8, from Accra to Kumasi.
Tamale edition of the festival will take place on December 10, 2019.
At a media launch to outline activities for the reggae festival at the La beach hotel in Accra, Mikal Asher, an organiser of the event and a member of the Jah Mikal entertainment a renowned Ghanaian musician Amandzeba Nat Brew, said they were inspired to put up these series of events due to numerous achievement by people in the Diaspora who are engaged in one form of business or the other.
“We at Jah Mikal Entertainment support fully support the pan African movement. This is the only way that the African people can truly attain political economic, Psychological and most of all spiritual freedom” he said.
Amandzeba also indicated that Reggae has lots of potential which can help shape the development of the country.
He also observed the importance of the music industry ” Apart from the music there are others who acquire their jobs through selling of CD’s, studio work, live shows etc. and so it should be given the needed attention.
He asked corporate Ghana to support the sector with financial resources to help boost the music industry. “lots of people do not want to give the industry the needed attention it deserves despite its huge opportunities and talents the industry has churned out”. He emphasised.
He therefore appealed to corporate bodies, the media to invest their resources help propagate the good job been done by Reggae artist.
Root I, a reggae artist in his remarks, also called on Ghanaians to support the festival in order to mobilise as many Africans in the Diaspora to visit Ghana.
“The agenda of these western countries is to paint Africa to look bad in the eyes of the world but we can tell our own stories through music especially reggae music”. He noted.
Jah Mikal Entertainment Ghana Ltd. was founded in 1997 by Michael Morgan brother of world famous Den Roy Morgan and uncle to Grammy award winning reggae Band, Morgan Heritage.
Jah Mikal Entertainment produces music, manages artist and organises events.
Among the big reggae artist in the industry that Jah Mikal Entertainment has worked with are Rita Marley, Kojo Antwi, Joseph Culture Hills, and Steele Pulse.
The rest are Black Prophet, Buju Banton, Magic system, Alpha Blondy, showbiz records among others.
Story filed by Stephen Kojo Tetteh