Stony Hill To Addis - Documentary Explores Damian Marley’s Journey Through Africa
Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley’s STONY HILL TO ADDIS documentary is out now on Youtube.
Previously released exclusively to Tidal members the documentary (directed by B+ of Mochilla) follows Jr. Gong around his first time ever touring Africa (May/June 2017) with stops in South Africa, Kenya, Reunion Island, Mauritius and Ethiopia.
Within the documentary, Damian talks about the importance of touring throughout the continent and what it’s like coming back 11 years later. We also hear from the locals about the significance of Damian’s music, Dinka Basuki of Kenya notes that although there is a lot of conflict between the many tribes, everyone will put their differences aside and dance to a Damian’s music.
A short sequence shows Damian Marley visiting the Bob Marley statue in Addis Ababa, which was unveiled in April 2015. Click here to view photos of the statue in Ethiopia.
At the end Kassaye Araya, Bob Marley’s driver in Ethiopia back in 1978, presents two super rare photos of Bob Marley & Allan Skill Cole during their stay in Ethiopia (December 1978).
Watch the full documentary STONY HILL TO ADDIS here: