Sizzla Kalonji, backed by the Fire House Band, recently performed at Reggae on the River festival 2016 in California, his first US performance in eight years.
Watch Sizzla’s energetic Reggae on the River performance!
Sizzla, born Miguel Collins, has come under scrutiny for his lyrics which decry the homosexual lifestyle.
He has been banned from several concert events due to the influence of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Sizzla has had his US visa reinstated and is currently on tour in the USA.
The “Just One Of Those Days” deejay is one of the most commercially and critically successful contemporary reggae artists and is noted for his high number of releases. As of 2014 he had released over 70 solo albums.
The line-up for 32nd staging of ROTR also included Kranium, Agent Sasco, Anthony B, Protoje & The Indignation Band, Soul Syndicate Reunion (featuring Mad Professor with Big Youth, Randy Valentine, Marty Dread & Earl Zero), King Yellowman, Million Stylez, Jesse Royal, Fatoumata Diawara, Gappy Ranks, Sister Carol, No Maddz, Newen Afrobeat, Jah Sun, Dubtonic Kru and Meleku.