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Kabaka Pyramid has won the 2023 Grammy for Best Reggae Album with the album titled “The Kalling”. The results were posted on the Recording Academy Twitter page and announced during the pre-telecast at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles
This will be the first Grammy award for Jamaica’s Kabaka Pyramid. Understandably thrilled when announced the winner of the academy, Kabaka Pyramid accepted the honor with his mother by his side and his friends from high school, now managers Abishai Hoilett and Duane McDonald. Thanking his parents, team, fellow artists Kabaka Pyramid highlighted that they are “just some kids from Kingston, Jamaica”. Living their dream through hard work and staying true to who they are, achieving this great recognition by their musical peers on the world stage is a major accomplishment.
“This GRAMMY win is monumental for my son! It's well-deserved after years of hard work, my heart is grateful to God for sustaining him and his team and giving them success. I look forward to seeing the way forward unto even greater achievements and blessings” says Marcia Salmon, Kabaka’s mom.
Produced by Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, the fifteen-track masterpiece released on Ghetto Youth International & Bebble Rock Music, features some of the reggae icon's most frequent collaborators like Damian Marley, Protoje, Black Am I, Jesse Royal. In addition, “The Kalling” also featured some new collaborators for Kabaka Pyramid like Buju Banton, Stephen Marley, Tifa, Answele, and Jemere Morgan. With productions from Kabaka Pyramid, Stephen Marley, and Young Pow, “The Kalling” was a family effort putting together a symphony of excellent son.
The 65th GRAMMY Awards will be broadcasted live from Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena on Sunday, February 5, 2023, on CBS and stream live & on-demand on Paramount+ at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time/5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Trevor Noah will host the 2023 Grammy Awards.