One of Jamaica’s most pivotal artists in modern reggae music. Protoje made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for the show’s first episode of the year.
Protoje Performs “Hills” On Jimmy Fallon’s “The Tonight Show”
From his Grammy-nominated album, Third Time’s The Charm, with his Indiggnation band.
Rolling Stone recently chose Third Time’s The Charm for the Best Albums of 2022. And the LP’s single “Late At Night” feat. Lila Iké for their Best Songs of 2022.
Protoje shared photos of himself from the Radio City Music Hall,
“This one is for Jamaican music. Reggae is forever,”
he wrote on Instagram. In a separate post, he wrote, “From the Hills of Irish Town to the concrete jungle of NYC.” About the power and influence of Reggae Music.
The four-minute performance featured Protoje and his band, Indiggnation. Protoje was very energetic as he performed the song, which speaks about the beautiful mountain air in Irish Town at the foot of the iconic Blue Mountains. while enjoying his weed and privacy in the hills.
The artist also dedicated the song to his drummer, the late Don Duck, who passed away recently, and Jo Mersa Marley, the son of Stephen Marley, who also passed away a little over a week ago.
Protoje recently revealed that the pandemic over the past three years affected his ability to tour and perform, and to make it up, he is hosting a reggae festival in Kingston for his second and third albums,
“Kingston, Jamaica. After not getting to keep my album live shows for In Search Of Lost Time & Third Time’s The Charm we’ve decided to do a whole festival and I’m bringing friends!!” he wrote on Instagram.
The festival is set for February 25, 2023, and will be held in Kingston.
More details on the Festival to come!