Cedella is a singer, dancer, fashion designer, actress, and entrepreneur, from Jamaica. Inspired by her father's message of love, she is the acting director of the Bob Marley Foundation which seeks to deliver social interventions throughout Jamaica through educational and community development initiatives. Cedella is also CEO of TuffGong International, her father's record label.
Stephen is an eight-time Grammy Award winner for his music, both solo and as part of the Marley empire. Raised in Kingston, Stephen's music is all about his roots, encouraged by his father.
Stephen currently sits as a director of Ghetto Youths Foundation as part of his mission to give back in ways that are generationally impactful within communities where opportunities are scarce.
Skip is a Jamaican singer-songwriter, and son of Cedella Marley. Bob Marley is his grandfather. Growing up surrounded by music, he taught himself to play the piano, drums, guitar, and bass. In early 2017, Skip signed to Island Records, releasing his first single 'Lions'. He has gone on to write for artists including Katy Perry, and to perform at the Grammy and Brit Awards.
Tayeb Hajo, a.k.a. 249TooDope, didn't found hip hop; it found him. Stumbling across Tupac's 'All Eyez On Me' on his way to school, his future in music was set forever. Based in Sudan, TooDope exploded onto the hip hop scene with his unique take on the Sudanese experience.
In 2019, he released 'Sabbinah', calling out for the peaceful sit-in protest around the Sudanese military headquarters. The song became an anthem amongst revolutionaries.
Afro Fiesta, a.k.a Jason Tamba and Mermans Mosengo are a reggae/roots/rumba band originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. They embrace a powerful vision: to use music as a tool for education and inspiration.
Their first album, also entitled Afro Fiesta, shows off their ecclectic musical backgrounds, merging Afro-jazz, kwasa-kwasa, makossa as well as emitting Latin vibes.
Their most recent album, Music is My Ammunition, produced by Playing For Change, pushes them in a reggae rumba roots direction, with messages deep from the heart of Africa.
Born in London into a Punjabi/Sikh family, Amrit Kaur Lohia is a singer-songwriter, Sarangi player and vocalist in the genres of Punjabi folk, jazz and soul. Named a BBC Music Introducing artist and praised by the legendary producer Rick Rubin for her live ability, Amrit is not only a musician, but also a youth worker and social entrepreneur.
Mohamed Touré, ak.a. Babsy, is a singer-songwriter from Mali. His music is profoundly West African, through his merging of Madinka and Reggae styles. Babsy studied music at the Malian National Arts Institute, and is soon to release his first album entitled Dounia.
DAWTAS OF AYA
From Sao Paulo Brazil, Dawtas of Aya are three Sisters of the Afrikan diaspora, united by a desire to share the pains of 500 years of oppression and the hope of freedom with the world through music.
'Aya' means 'perseverance and resilience'. It is symbolised by the image of the fern, a plant known for its strength and hardiness.
Unifying poetry, meditative rhythms and catchy melodies, Dawtas of Aya provide a revolutionary musical experience.
THE GHETTO YOUTHS FOUNDATION
Ghetto Youths Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded by Stephen, Damian, and Julian Marley to provide resources, opportunity, and hope to communities in need across the globe. Ghetto Youths Foundation is honored to participate in the One Love One Heart 2020 project by amplifying the voices of our children from Cornerstone -- providing the official art work for the logo, vocals for the song, and video clips directly from the heart of Trench Town.
Known for her melodious lyrics and formidable flow, Jamaican born and raised singer and songwriter Kim Nain is making the way to the top. Being introduced to the flashing lights from a tender age, Kim Nain revels in the spotlight and is a natural on
the centre stage. Celebrated for her fresh, organic and pulsating style, her lyrics are injected with her coy, playful persona, which leaves the listener sated, amped yet still wanting more.
The Manifesto Ja mentorship program, supported by the Bob Marley Foundation, aims to equip students with valuable life skills/lessons which they can apply to their development as responsible & engaged youth citizens.
Being a part of the re-imagined 'One Love' has now provided a platform for their voices to be heard in unity with other talented youth across the world to send the message of Love needed in this generation.
Born in San Francisco and raised in London, Natty is a UK musical treasure. Dubbed a 'soul-reggae crossover sensation', Natty has performed and collaborated with some of Reggae's biggest names, including touring with Ziggy Marley.
“The power of music is undeniable, and so bringing people joy and healing has been the driving force behind the music we make”.
Born in Lagos, Patoranking's unique blend of African music and Reggae/Dancehall has earned him a place in music history. His sound is distinct and easily recognisable in modern African music.
In 2016, Patoranking won MTV Africa’s Song of the Year award for his hit single, My Woman, My Everything featuring Wande Coal.
Raja is an Indian-American rapper, singer, songwriter and dancer, inspired by her Indian heritage and her American upbringing. Fusing rhythms learned as a classical Indian dancer with her love for hip-hop, Raja is a musical storyteller.
“I want my fans to feel one hundred percent seen and to have a safe space to be themselves because those were the only desires I had as a child.”
Teeks is the star of the New Zealand music scene. Growing up he listened to Bob Marley and Elvis with his father, later fusing this influence with his early musical memories of Te Reo and kapa haka, and waiata. What resulted was haunting soul music, perfectly encapsulating the New Zealand Indigenous experience.