Akae Beka hits Billboard

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Print this page Email A Friend!



Akae Beka, the roots reggae band from St Croix, enters the Billboard Reggae Album chart for the first time this week with Portals , which comes in at number eight.

It was released on April 1 by I-Grade Records.


Akae Beka was founded last year by members of the band Midnite. The group comprises Vaughn Benjamin (lead vocalist); Edmund Fieulleteau (guitar); Kenny Byron (guitar); Sly Molina-Curet (drums and percussion); Ras L (bass) and Suren Fenton (keyboards).


The Anguilla-born Benjamin started Midnite in the late 1980s with his brother Ron Benjamin. They established a strong following on the United States west coast through frequent tours.




Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaperlive


ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT