Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Sammy Johnson Releases New Single & Video

Sammy Johnson Releases New Single & Video

Monday 28 April, 2014 - Pacific reggae at its finest, the sunny-smooth Sammy Johnson returns with a new single ‘No Sleep’ off his forthcoming EP.

Blending soulful vocals and soothing reggae beats, ‘No Sleep’ is a juxtaposition of the sweet and sadness, with lyrics that explore the insomnia-induced nights that follow loosing a ladylove.

Having already gone number one on the NZ iTunes Reggae chart and cracked the US Billboard Top 40 Reggae Chart on debut, the single shows Sammy Johnson’s continued solidification as a rising star set for royalty status.

After exploding onto the Pacific/ Californian reggae and soul scene in 2013 with his hit collaboration with Hawaiian reggae star FIJI ’Give Me All’, Sammy Johnson has gone on to be a regular feature on the air play charts in both New Zealand and Hawaii.

He’s also already racked up a combined 1-million+ views for his videos in 2013, and following the release his debut EP Prelude last August, has been touring the US and Pacific, including sellout shows in LA and the Las Vegas 7s.

The ‘No Sleep’ video was directed and shot on location in LA by renowned Kiwi artist Askew One. Well regarded as one of the graffiti scene’s driving forces, he brings his own creative stamp to the production.

‘No Sleep’ is available now from iTunes and Google play.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

TV3 Video: NZ Praised For Sportsmanship After Cricket World Cup Final Loss

New Zealand may have been outplayed in the Cricket World Cup final by Australia, but received praise worldwide for their graciousness in defeat. More>>

ALSO:

Earlier:

Werewolf: Finding Love In Hell

Will it really be 25 years in May since David Lynch’s Wild at Heart won big at Cannes, nabbing no less than the Palme d’Or? Amazing but true, and yet the film that was briefly Lynch’s most feted, now seems to be his most forgotten. More>>

ALSO:

Cricket: Dramatic Win Puts Black Caps In Finals

In Parliament: When Parliament resumed at 2pm the House passed a motion on a voice vote admiring the performance of the New Zealand cricket team in last night’s World Cup semi-final and wishing them well for the final on the weekend. More>>

ALSO:

Moon Shot/Kills Switch: The X Factor Judges Removed

MediaWorks has today decided that Natalia Kills and Willie Moon are no longer suitable to judge The X Factor and have removed them from the show. MediaWorks CEO, Mark Weldon, said that last night on The X Factor both Kills and Moon made comments that were completely unacceptable. More>>

ALSO:

Tessa Nichol: Up Up & Away In The Wairarapa

It’s an overcast morning in the Wairarapa but the mood on the ground in Carterton’s Carrington Park is anything but grey. More than 20 hot air balloons are getting ready to take off into the cloudy sky to mark the start of this year’s Wairarapa Balloon Festival. More>>

Golden Shears: Scotsman Wins Golden Shears Open Final

A Scottish shearer who settled in New Zealand to farm in Taranaki has become the first shearer from overseas to win the Golden Shears Open Shearing Championship. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news