Judah Tribe reggae band released the controversial single “Judgment”. The highly anticipated song was written in tribute to Sean Bell, killed by NYPD officers. The FREE concert will be held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of the BAM cafe Live music series.
Judgment was written as a tribute to Sean Bell who was killed by NYPD officers on his wedding day. The song features lead guitarist of Judah Tribe, father-in-law of Sean Bell, Les Paultre. The release of the single will coincide with the 2nd anniversary of the incident.
“Just too easy, to pull the trigger,
Just too easy, to gun down another brother or sister,”
Limited copies of the Judah Tribe album sampler will also be available at the Brooklyn Academy of Music bookstore. The CD contains Judgment, the highly political Sleepwalker and the love song Sometimes Love.
About Judah Tribe
With a style reminiscent of the golden era of reggae music, Judah Tribe has honed its unique blend of soul reggae. Judah Tribe has captured the imagination of fans; comparisons to legends such as Bob Marley & The Wailers and Steel Pulse are not uncommon.
The music of Judah Tribe has been heard inside the walls of the United Nations as well as at many prestigious events including; Chase Sounds of The City at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Target 1st Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum, the Boston Music Festival & the CMJ Music Marathon. Judah Tribe has also been featured at the Danny Simmons Corridor Gallery, S.O.Bs and Galapagos in New York City.
Judah Tribe is led by singer/guitarist Josh David. Josh David has toured extensively with Little Jackie, Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest and has played with internationally renown artist Stevie Wonder, Common, Rene Neufville and Joy Denalane.
Together with music director & keyboardist Eric Toussaint, aka The General, Josh David has crafted a unique sound that is stirring lots of conversation. With members stemming from Cameron, Jamaica, France, Haiti and the United States, Judah Tribe is developing a truly international following. For more information visit www.JudahTribe.com.
“Their music takes me back to the days of The Wailers, Jacob Miller and the real reggae giants.” – Renowned reggae artist Ed Robinson.
“The music of Judah Tribe is ready for the world” – Winston Watson of the legendary reggae group The Meditations.
About Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is recognized internationally for its innovative programming of dance, music, theater, music-theater, opera, and film. BAM, America’s oldest performing arts center in continuous operation, has presented performances since 1861, and attracts an audience of 500,000 people each year. For information about BAM and the BAM cafe Live music series visit www.BAM.org.