The Cornerstones Tag

New York, NY (April 24, 2013): On April 30, 2013, VP Records will release Meta and the Cornerstones sophomore album, Ancient Power. The 14 track album, Executive produced by Meta Dia and Co-produced by Sidney Mills, was recorded in Kingston, Jamaica at Tuff Gong Studios. The album features collaborations with reggae artists, U-Roy, Capleton and Damian Marley. Additionally, Meta worked musicians such as Dean Fraser, Julian Marley, Mikey Chung, Wayne “C-Sharp” Clarke and Wilburn “Squidly” Cole, among others, on the album. The first single from the album, “My Beloved Africa”Read More
On February 26, 2013, Meta and the Cornerstones released the first single, My Beloved Africa, from their forthcoming album, Ancient Power, featuring Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley. Meta Dia, born in Senegal, pays tribute to his homeland with My Beloved Africa by reflecting on the ancestry, rich history and resilience of a people who have been faced with unspeakable hardships. The raw emotion communicated through the lyrics displays Meta’s pride in what he calls, “Africa, my place of birth.” About his experience working with Damian Marley, Meta remarks, “It was trulyRead More