Reggae Ambassador, Freddie McGregor, O.D. has done it again with the release of his second single “True to My Roots” on the classic Studio One “Heavenless” riddim’ (previously made popular by Reggae legend Dennis Brown’s “Your Love’s Got a Hold on Me” and Tristan Palmer’s “Entertainment”).
The track sets the stage for his highly anticipated fifteen track album similarly entitled True to My Roots slated for release in June 2016 throughout Japan, UK, North America, Europe and the Caribbean. Fresh off a successful run of the albums debut single, “What You Gonne Do” (which topped the New York and South Florida billboard charts), “True to My Roots” is currently receiving heavy rotation in the UK and available on iTunes – get your copy today!
Released on the Big Ship Music Inc. label with notable producers Dalton Browne, Cleveland Browne (of the legendary Reggae production duo, Steely & Cleve) and Lloyd Campbell, the album True to My Roots is a musical testimony that transcends the trials of life, expresses emotions inspired by love, celebrates cultural pride and preservation and shares a prophetic message with today’s youth. Re-living the moment, reminiscing of the past and peeking into the future, True to My Roots is living proof that Reggae music is still universal and its lyrical boundaries limitless. Planned tour dates include Caribbean, Japan, US and Europe.
Grammy-nominated singer, Freddie McGregor, O.D., has not only made significant contributions to Reggae music, but, has also helped to shape it with his conscious lyrics and Philly-Soul style for over 50 years.
Equally adept as a romantic crooner or as an emissary of strong cultural messaging, his undeniable vocal ability boasts hits like Push Come to Shove, I Was Born A Winner, Big Ship, American soul classics like, Just Don’t Want to Be Lonely and his latest single True to My Roots. Always ready to perform, Freddie has completed over 30 albums and continues to headline international concerts and venues throughout the world.
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