Angie Stone And Buju Banton Announce Tour Dates

TWO ICONIC names from the world of music have announced their tours for 2019. Angie Stone and the controversial Buju Banton will be among a host of big names that will perform to expect- ant audiences during 2019.

Stone, one of the pioneers of the R’n’B scene, will visit the United Kingdom for a three-date tour. She rose to fame in the late 1970s as member of the hip hop trio The Sequence.

Soon after, Stone began working with futuristic rap group Mantronix and singer Lenny Kravitz. In 1999, Stone, released her solo debut album Black Diamond on Arista Records, which was certified gold and spawned the R’n’B single No More Rain (In This Cloud).

After the transition to J Records, she released another gold selling album, 2001’s Mahogany Soul, which included Wish I Didn’t Miss You, Stone’s most successful single. She has since released ve albums: Stone Love (2004), The Art of Love & War (2007), Unexpected (2010), Rich Girl (2012), and Dream (2015).

The American has also been a star of the big screen having starred in movies such as The Fighting Temptations, Pastor Brown and School Gyrls. Stone, 57, has been nominated for three Grammy Awards.

She has been most successful on the R’n’B charts, with four top 10 albums, including a number one, and 10 singles, including a top 10. Angie Stone will play at Birming- ham O2 Institute on Thursday, October 17, at The Ritz, Manchester
on Friday, October 18 and at Indigo at The O2 on Saturday, October 19.

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Buju Banton, has collaborated with the very best including Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Trey Songz and Bob Marley’s sons Stephen Marley and Damian Marley. In February 2011 he was convicted of a drug charge after a controversial second trial that was tainted by jury misconduct.

He waived his right to an appeal and was incarcerated. He was released on December 7, 2018 and has returned home to Jamaica. The dancehall and reggae star will perform at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on Saturday, April 27 and his legion of fans will doubtless hear Rasta Got Soul, Before The Dawn and many more.

Source: Angie Stone and Buju Banton announce tour dates | The Voice Online

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