Mykal Rose, one of the most distinctive voices to emerge in reggae, returns with Rasta State on August 5, 2016 via VP Records. His new thought-provoking album features his state-of-the-nation lyrics, perfectly wedded to a crucial set of made-to-measure rhythms from iconic producer King Jammy.
As a solo artist and as former lead vocalist of Black Uhuru, Mykal Rose has been recording and performing his brand of militant, conscious Jamaican music to reggae fans worldwide for over 40 years. He made history in 1984, winning reggae's first Grammy award for Black Uhuru's album Anthem.
Today, he continues to tour as a solo artist, charming reggae fans around the world with his electric energy and catalog of classic anthems. On Aug 13, 2016, Rose will perform at Rototom Sunsplash in Benicassim, Spain, one of the largest reggae festivals worldwide