Over the past two decades, The Black Seeds have takentheir boundary-crossing reggae fusion to the world. One of New Zealand’s most-loved acts, at home the multi-platinum-selling band are revered stalwarts of the touring and festival circuit, while abroad they’ve spearheaded New Zealand’s internationally renowned roots movement alongside the likes of Fat Freddy’s Drop and Katchafire.
Firmly rooted in the bass-heavy Jamaican sounds that inspired the birth of the band, since 1998 The Black Seeds’ have continued to push the boundaries of reggaewithout compromising the music’s heart. Seamlessly blending funk, soul, dub and Afrobeat into their reggae foundation, along with their own South Pacific influences, the result isaunique sound that staystrue to the bands roots.
Described by Clash Music as “one of thebest live reggae acts on the planet’’, the band have earned a reputation for rocking dancefloors around the world. With numerous sold-out tours behind them, and performances at the world’s leading festivals, The Black Seeds 8-peice live show brings raw energy and good vibes wherever they go.The band are set to release their new single ‘Raised With Love’ on 27 November, the first off their much anticipated 7thstudio album due for release later in 2021.