BAM’s R&B Festival: Mykal Rose of Black Uhuru

Thursday, August 5, 2010 12:00 PM

MetroTech Center
Jay St & Myrtle Ave
Brooklyn, NY

A true reggae legend, Jamaican-born singer Mykal Rose came to fame as the leader of the seminal band Black Uhuru, whose album Anthem won the first-ever Grammy Award for reggae music and helped to catalyze the roots movement worldwide. His distinctive vocals inspired the “Waterhouse” style, and his solo work—filled with bravely topical lyrics and influences from far beyond reggae’s borders—continues to define the genre.