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Judah Tribe releases controversial single "Judgment" (tribute to Sean Bell)

Judah Tribe

Judah Tribe reggae band today announced the release of the controversial single "Judgment". The release was marked by a special concert Saturday night (November 15, 2008) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).

The concert attracted a capacity crowd and left hundreds outside in the cold, according to sources. Also on hand for the performance was Nicole Paultre Bell, wife-to-be of Sean Bell, who introduced the song "Judgment" to the audience.

Until November 30th, 2008, Judah Tribe will be offering FREE downloads of Judgment from the band website

The highly anticipated song was written as a tribute to Sean Bell, killed by NYPD officers on his wedding day. The song features lead guitarist of Judah Tribe, father-in-law of Sean Bell, Les Paultre. Les Paultre wowed the crowd with his high energy and heart felt guitar solos.

The release of the single coincides with the 2nd anniversary of the incident. A candle light vigil will be held on Monday November 24th at 11pm on Liverpool street, between 94th & 95th streets, in Jamaica New York. The vigil will be followed by a memorial service at the Praise Tabernacle Church at 6:00am.

Limited pre-release copies of the Judah Tribe album sampler are available from the band website The CD contains "Judgment", the highly political "Sleepwalker", the love song "Sometimes Love" and other unreleased songs.

About Judah Tribe
With a style reminiscent of the golden era of reggae music, Judah Tribe has honed its unique blend of soul reggae. Judah Tribe has captured the imagination of fans; comparisons to legends such as Bob Marley & The Wailers and Steel Pulse are not uncommon.

The music of Judah Tribe has been heard inside the walls of the United Nations as well as at many prestigious events including; Chase Sounds of The City at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Target 1st Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum, the Boston Music Festival & the CMJ Music Marathon. Judah Tribe has also been featured at the Danny Simmons Corridor Gallery, S.O.Bs and Galapagos in New York City.

Judah Tribe is led by singer/guitarist Josh David. Josh David has toured extensively with Little Jackie, Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest and has played with internationally renown artist Stevie Wonder, Common, Rene Neufville and Joy Denalane.

Together with music director & keyboardist Eric Toussaint, aka The General, Josh David has crafted a unique sound that is stirring lots of conversation. With members stemming from Cameroon, Jamaica, France, Haiti and the United States, Judah Tribe is developing a truly international following.

"Their music takes me back to the days of The Wailers, Jacob Miller and the real reggae giants." - Renowned reggae artist Ed Robinson

"The music of Judah Tribe is ready for the world." - Winston Watson of the legendary reggae group The Meditations

Judah Tribe is sponsored by Color Heritage clothing company.

Brooklyn Academ of Music (BAM) Photos courtesy Rudy Pierre
Band Photo courtesy Mike Dote
Clothing courtesy Color Heritage

For more information, please visit:

Judah Tribe Official Website

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