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Etana Joins Raggamuffin Line-Up


MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday 31 January, 2012

Etana Joins Raggamuffin Line-Up


Frequency Media Group / VP Records are pleased to announce that Jamaican Reggae superstar Etana has been added to the Raggamuffin bill, and is set to perform tomorrow night in Rotorua.

Etana broke onto the Reggae scene in 2007 with Wrong Address making her mark as a soulful, singer songwriter among a new generation of Internationally acclaimed Jamaican Reggae artists. Her debut album The Strong One scored six Jamaican radio hits and kicked off one of the most promising new artist stories from Jamaica in years, while her sophmore album Free Expressions was also critically acclaimed.

Etana also features on the VP Pacific Reggae Hits that is to be released onsite at Raggamuffin 2013.

Featuring a collection of the hottest Pacific Reggae tracks released in the last two years - including hits from artists such as J Boog, Swiss, SpawnBreezie, Fiji, Three Houses Down and Brownhill - the new compilation hopes to further expose the groundbreaking Pacific Reggae Movement worldwide.

Mixed by multi-platinum selling DJ and on-air personality DJ Sirvere & The Club Kings VP Pacific Reggae Hits, is the go-to summer compilation album.

Don’t forget to pick up your copy from the merch tent at Raggamuffin. Following its launch, VP Pacific Reggae Hits will be available online and from all good music stores.

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