She was part of one of the best-known Reggae bands of all time, the Wailers led by Aston “Family Man” Barrett. That was back in 2005, when Askala Selassie was only 21 years old and was asked to go on tour with them all around Europe. This key experience, her unmistakable singing talent, and the support of a strong network that she had built in the reggae world, led to the result that she has a flourishing solo career today and has just released her very first full-length album titled Warrior Empress.
Unesco Cultural Treasure: Reggae music declared a global heritage Jamaica’s reggae music has been declared part of our global heritage that deserves protecting. UNESCO added it to its list of global and cultural treasures. And as Philip Owira reports, reggae now joins an impressive list of human accomplishments.
UK Reggae Artist reaches Number One in Jamaica: UK-based musician Askala Selassie is celebrating this week after her music video ‘Warrior Empress’ reached number one in the Jamaican music video charts. Askala, a singer-songwriter, who was the youngest ever backing singer for The Wailers Band, topped CVM Television’s music video charts and reached Number One […]
Good news from the UK: The London-based reggae singer Askala Selassie has put out her long anticipated debut album, titled Warrior Empress on Stingray Records and released by VPAL Music of VP Records. Askala was once known as the youngest Wailing sister since she had been touring with The Original Wailers band in 2005 with […]