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Kabaka Pyramid 'Can't Breathe' Single from Damian Marley-Produced Album


Kabaka Pyramid's musical journey reaches a new milestone with the release of his forthcoming debut album Contraband. The album's lead single, "Can't Breathe," delivers a potent message on painful and stressful situations individuals face by living in a toxic system, literally and figuratively.

"I was watching 'Lauryn Hill Unplugged' and I was struck by the emotions she put in her songs and I wanted the people that listen to this song, get that same feeling. The stress and strain of the system and the mental pollution we are fed day to day reminds me of feeling claustrophobic and suffocated," says Kabaka Pyramid.


Contraband, is Kabaka Pyramid's first full-length album to be distributed by Bebble Rock Music and Ghetto Youths International. Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley is executive producer, and Barcelona's Genis Nadal is also a credited producer on Kabaka Pyramid's LP. His latest project follows 2013's Lead the Way EP, in addition to the notable single, "Well Done," and Kabaka's powerful collaborations with Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon and Major Lazer's Walshy Fire ("Be Inspired"), Chronixx ("Chalice and Roots"), and Protoje ("Warrior").

Kabaka Pyramid 2017 Tour Dates

Jun 2 - Sound Control Manchester, United Kingdom
Jun 15 - New Morning Paris, France
Jun 18 - Fleece Bristol, United Kingdom
Jun 22 - O2 Academy Islington London, United Kingdom
Jun 23 - Sound Control Manchester, United Kingdom
Jun 24 - Reggae Fever Festival Groningen, Netherlands
Jun 25 - Reggae Fever Festival Utrecht, Netherlands
Jun 28 - CS Intifada Rome, Italy
Jun 29 - Apazio Aereo Venice, Italy
Jun 30 - Couleur Café Festival Brussels, Belgium
Jul 1 - Musa Cascais Reggae Festival Carcavelos, Portugal
Jul 2 - SummerJam Festival Cologne, Germany
Jul 4 - Sunsplash Reloaded Festival Vienna, Austria
Jul 6 - Backstage Halle Munich, Germany
Jul 8 - Enter the Dancehall Festival Zurich, Switzerland
Jul 9 - ROCKHAL CLUB Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
Jul 10 - Paradiso Kleine Zaal Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jul 13 - KASUMAMA Afrika Festival Moorbad Harbach, Austria
Jul 14 - Afrika Karibik Fest Wassertrudingen, Germany
Jul 15 - Nowa Reggae Festival Vilanova I La Geltrú, Spain
Jul 16 - Reggae Session Fetsival Montricoux, France
Jul 22 - Reggae Sumfest Festival Montego Bay, Jamaica
Jul 27 - Los Globos Los Angeles, CA
Jul 28 - The New Parish Oakland, CA
Jul 29 - North West World Reggae Festival Marcola, OR
Aug 2 - Moe's Alley Santa Cruz, CA
Aug 3 - Reggae on the River Myers Flat, CA
Aug 4 - Reggae on the River Myers Flat, CA
Aug 12 - Rhode Island Reggae Festival East Providence, RI
Aug 19 - RastaFest Reggae festival Toronto, Canada
Aug 20 - Blue Ocean Music Hall Salisbury, MA

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