Fireball Crew benefits from Reggae Month album sales
The members of Fireball reggae crew Conrad Crystal, Zareb and Suga Roy say their album Honouring the Kings of Reggae has received increased success since the start of Reggae Month.
According to Suga Roy, the album which was released in November of last year, has been picking up steam in the past week.
"This album is one for the people and one dedicated to the legends. So now that we are celebrating Reggae Month people are waking up to the project since this month is all about our icons who paved the way for this thing we call reggae. Reggae has placed Jamaica on the map globally and it is only right that an album be created to show that we have the utmost respect for the icons. The Fireball Crew is about unity, and so to have created a project like this is more than a pleasure" Suga Roy said.
The album also features Busy Signal, Sizzla, Gyptian, Jah Mali, Burro Banton and Terry Linen. It also commemorates the work of 19 foundation reggae icons including Bob Marley, Desmond Dekker, Bunny Wailer, Dennis Brown, Jimmy Cliff, Toots Hibbert and Burning Spear.
The Fireball Crew is already promoting Trouble, which features Sizzla Kalonji, Jah Mali.
"Everyone who loves reggae music should cherish this album. This album should be on top of every playlist every year when Reggae Month comes around. Fans should also endorse this body of work once you love reggae and still support it," he said.
The album is available on iTunes and Amazon while physical CD are being distributed by VP USA, Baco Records France and Dibzy Music France. The album, which entered the chart iTunes Reggae chart at number 15, has so far sold 1,800 copies.
The production team for Honouring the Kings of Reggae includes Leroy Moore for Fire Ball Records, I.M. G Records, Ice Crush Music and Marvin Lattiboudair, while the final mixing was executed by the iconic Bobby Digital and Cegrica Hamilton.