Warrior King Day declared in Buffalo, USA
June 11 has officially been declared Warrior King Day in the city of Buffalo, United States.
The announcement was made during the Sankofa Days Block Party on Sunday by Buffalo's mayor, Byron W. Brown. The Block Party was held as part of the 42nd Juneteeth Festival in Buffalo, New York.
Following the revelation, the reggae singer expressed joy at the recognition.
"I never expected it. This is definitely a huge milestone in my musical career. I thank Mayor Brown, my fans in New York, and supporters all across the world for taking in the messages of purity, truth, strength and love which I try to deliver through my songs. Jah know, I feel so blessed," he said.
Brown made the presentation to the singer following his performance at the event. Part of the proclamation to the reggae singer, narrated by the mayor, read: "Among his many recognitions and awards, Warrior King's recent album, The Rootz Warrior, already has a global buzz around Ain't Giving Up ... , with each song on the album bearing a different style and feel ... . Now, therefore, be it resolved that I, Byron W. Brown, mayor of the city of Buffalo, do hereby proclaim June 11, 2017 as: Mark 'Warrior King' Dyer Day."
Warrior King is known for hits such as Virtuous Woman and Never Go Where Pagans Go.