Momentum high for IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement Award

by March 12th, 2019

Sizzla, Earl Chinna Smith, Big Yute, Tony Rebel, Pam Hall, Kenyatta Hill, and Queen Ifrica are some of the entertainers slated to give musical tributes at IRIE FM’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The event dubbed Mutabaruka, The Journey, will also see the world renowned dub poet perform with the Truth Band. Plus poetry, and an exhibition which chronicles Muta’s vast journey.

The IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement Award first awarded in February 2017, will be held on Sunday, March 24, at the Kingston Technical High School, Muta’s Alma Mater.

The IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded annually to a Jamaican distinguished by a body of work that demonstrates outstanding and exceptional leadership, dedication and achievement nationally and globally, and who has shown exceptional leadership in industry advancement.

It also recognizes a Jamaican who has dedicated his/her life to a worthy cause or given to the community/nation in a major way.

Dr. Jimmy Cliff was the first recipient of IRIE FM’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017, and Bunny Wailer received the award in 2018.