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SAMPEACE BROWN IS NOT JUST A REGGAE ARTIST BUT ALSO A HUMANITARIAN Tags: LOVE PEACE HARMONY SORROWS DESPAIR FREEDOM EQUAL RIGHTS AND JUSTICE TO ALL MANKIND IRRESPECTIVE OF RACE CREED RELIGION word life production


Sampeace Brown who was originally born in Nigeria - West Africa with a population of about 150 million people, started his artist career at the age of 14. Sampeace Brown grew up in a big family where singing and listening to pop music and traditional folklore was part of the daily rituals and way of life. This had transpired throughout his early school days leading to the crucial moment after college graduation when it became eminent that the road to exhibit his artistic talent to all mankind was obvious. The year 1978 became the period of revelation on Sampeace Brown as a song writer, composer and singer, even at that early stage, he had already developed the skills of leading a pop group. A boy band- was formed named" T.Bones Family" inspired of his predecessors and legends like: Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Toots & The Metals, Betty Wright, Gladys Night, Curtis Mayfield, Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Candy Staton, Third World, Byron Lee & The Dragoniacs, Jimmy Cliff, Johnny Nash, Manu Dibango, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Sony Okosun, One World, The Wailers, Rex Lawson, Osadebe, etc,etc.

 

Sampeace Brown became the architect, leader, the group's song writer and lead vocalist. Their first demo delivery to a local reputable record label, quickly fetched the group record contract and all their studio undertakings same year at some of Nigerias most populous and well equipped studios: Phonodisc and EMI studios Lagos precipitated their debut album "MUSIC CROSSROADS" which quickly created a sensational hit all over the geographical territories of the states of Nigeria, where pop music was consumed in mass. The group’s smash hit also extended to other parts of West African territories too. The group had 3 subsequent releases with major tours when the members had decided to take a break and Sampeace Brown had already moved to Europe. They later decided to make a re-union in Lagos-Nigeria in 1986 when the group’s last album "Eat the Apple" was hatched, recorded at Recordisc ltd, Shanolu studios, EMI studios Lagos and released in same year, which marked the end of the period for the group. Sampeace who has already been residing in Scandinavia (Norway) since the early 80's had then decided to poseur his solo career in 1986.

 

1989 finally became a breaking point for Sampeace Brown's solo career into the Norwegian main stream music scene. Having grown up in a cosmopolitan type of society, he technically analyzed the core of his musical ambition and concept as symbiosis of Reggae, Soul, R&B, Funk, Afro-pop and West African hilfe music, derived from all species, hard core of the Pan African, American, Caribbean and European musical heritage represented in all corners of the globe. Sampeace Brown has within more than two decades of his artist career in Scandinavia managed to acquaint himself with the Norwegian music industry and worked with various musicians, producers, record labels, both at home and abroad. In his relentless efforts to get his recorded works exposed into the pan Scandinavian/European market in 1987, the indie label T-Kay Music was used as a platform to enhance securing record deals with both Majors, Semi-Majors and Indie Record labels in Scandinavia, Caribbean’s, Africa, and North America where some of Sampeace Brown's recorded works were released and have since the beginning of his artist career sold a good number of records, mostly in Africa.

 

Sampeace Brown’s music and lyrical expressions principally reflects on our day to day life, in terms of LOVE, SEX, PEACE, HARMONY, SORROWS, DESPAIR, FREEDOM, EQUAL RIGHTS AND JUSTICE TO ALL MANKIND IRRESPECTIVE OF RACE, CREED, RELIGION, GENDER, ETHNICITY, NATIONALITY OR POLITICAL LEANING.

In Memory Of Nate Dogg-RIP Tags: memory nate dog rest peace word life production news

 Veteran Hip-Hop singer Nate Dogg (real name: Nathaniel Dwayne Hale) passed away Tuesday (March 15) night, according to sources close to the performer.

The cause of death is currently unknown but the West Coast legend’s health has been declining for the past few years. He suffered two strokes; one in 2007 and another in 2008.

Well known for his distinct voice, Nate Dogg first gained mainstream attention after appearing on Dr. Dre’s classic album The Chronic. The 41-year-old Long Beach, California native then went on to make numerous guest appearances on tracks, which most notably includes fellow West Coast artist and oft-times collaborator Warren G’s hit single Regulate, before releasing his own solo albums.

Snoop Doggreacted to the news of Nate Dogg’s death via his Twitter account, writing, “We lost a true legend in hip-hop and R&B. One of my best friends and a brother to me since 1986 when I was a sophomore at Poly High where we met I love you buddy luv.”

“You will always be with me forever in a day you put the G in G-funk, you put the 1 in 213, and you put your stamp on everybody you ever did it with.  I miss you cuzz. I am so sad but so happy I got to grow up with you and I will see you again in heaven cuz you know da slogan: All dogs go to heaven. Yo homie and baby brotha big snoopdogg!!”

- By Kim Taylor

 


 

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