HEMPRESS SATIVA Highly Anticipated Sophomore Album
Updated: Apr 10, 2023
The highly anticipated sophomore reggae album "Charka" from Hempress Sativa is set to hit the airwaves in June 16th, 2023. This album features some notably talented Artists in the industry, including Grammy nominated artist, Sister Carol. Charka promises to be a deeply rooted, reggae-Dub journey that will take listeners on a musical odyssey. With its hypnotic beats and soulful lyrics, "Charka" captures the very essence of the Jamaican spirit genre, Reggae.
Hailed as the Lyrical Machine, Hempress Sativa is celebrated as a formidable female lyricist within the industry who’s respected for her prolific writing skills and uncanny delivery. With her Ras Tafari faith being the moral compass that helps her to navigate the business with integrity.
The album features collaborations with some of the most talented artists in the reggae genre, including Sister Nancy, Keida, Kelissa and Albert Malawi. Each track on the album tells a story, from the struggles of everyday life to the joys of love and family.
"Charka" is the brainchild of singer, songwriter Hempress Sativa and producer Chris Lion of Conquering Lion Records, who has worked tirelessly to bring this album to fruition.
Since the release of her debut Album “UNCONQUEREBEL” Hempress Sativa, has toured extensively throughout Europe, UK, the United States and Mexico, headlining some of the biggest festivals such as Boomtown Fair (UK), Viljandi Folk Festival (Estonia), Esperanzah Festival (Belgium), Overjam Festival (Slovakia), Uprising Festival (Slovenia) BoomTown Festival (UK), One Love Reggae Festival (Austria), Rototom Sunsplash (Spain) Uppsala Reggae Festival (Sweden) to name a few.
Hempress has poured her heart and soul into this project, and it shows in songs such as “Ghetto Life” that speaks to life growing up in a low income community or “Wisdom” that elaborates on her journey in the business and her intention to be an artist for positive change.
In addition, Hempress Sativa's latest single, "Sound The Trumpet," Produced by Jallanzo Production and is set to be released on April 21, 2023, on all digital and streaming platforms. The single is available for pre-save today.
Speaking about the album, Hempress Sativa said: Charka is the fabric of existence that wove itself whole, it is homage to my roots and a contribution to the preservation of the spirited music call Reggae. "Charka" is not just an album, it's a Time Machine of Jamaican culture and the spirit of reggae music.
With its catchy beats and infectious melodies, this album is sure to be a hit with fans of reggae music around the globe. So mark your calendars for June, 2023, and get ready to experience the ultimate reggae journey with "Charka."
(1986 Mona Common Papine Jamaica)