RICHIE SPICE AWARDED THE PETER TOSH PIONEER AWARD AT CANEX 2019
Reggae Icon and stalwart Cannabis Advocate Richie Spice was recently lauded at the Caribbean's largest convention dedicated to the business of Cannabis at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. At Canex 2019 to the accompaniment of thunderous applause, Richie Spice was the recipient of the prestigious, well deserved accolade--the Peter Tosh Pioneer Award for his career long advocacy for cannabis in his music.
Richie Spice was the recipient of the prestigious, well deserved accolade--the Peter Tosh Pioneer Award for his career long advocacy for cannabis in his music. Tosh's daughter Niambe McIntosh presented the award after sharing highlights of her father's career and activism for herb legalization despite brutal oppression. She announced the tribute with these words: "An individual who is a true follower of Rastafari, he uses his faith and its grounded in his music and his message and that faith is what takes it across the world being a voice for the voiceless. His Cannabis activism is also grounded in his music with songs like "Marijuana" or "High Grade in My Chalice" embracing the rituals of Rastafari and educating people around the world and uplifting those around the world. In the Tosh tradition we honour the passion, dedication we found in Richie Spice a consummate professional who embodies the position we are honoured to bestow upon him, the Peter Tosh Pioneer Award."
THE HEALING MIXTAPE
A timely release for fans is The Healing Mixtape video available on Spice's Youtube channel. It features a megamix of his biggest ganja hits along with commentary from the artiste/activist. The observant will notice a preview of several new cannabis themed tunes slated for release on his upcoming album, "Together We Stand."
"The Healing Mixtape" is an essential compilation of Spice's hit songs livicated to Rastafari's holy sacred herb. The power of the music is a testament to his steadfast cannabis activism.
BEAUTIFUL LIFE SINGLE
NEW ALBUM FOR 2020
Together We Stand his new album is scheduled for release in 2020. The project will mark Spice's 9th full recording for VP Records and features a rich and diverse collection of songs crafted to add additional classics to his repertoire.
Spice having delivered conscious innovative hit songs for over a decade takes his mission seriously, "As an artist, it is my job to uplift the youths and teach them right from wrong.” Spice honors his pledge towards making music that empowers and educates as it entertains, insuring a better tomorrow for the youth."
Living Ain't Easy (1999)
Universal (2000), Heartbeat
Spice In Your Life (2006), VP
In The Streets To Africa (2007), VP - Top Reggae Albums #6
Motherland Africa (2007), Penitentiary - also released as Africa Calling
Gideon Boot (2008), VP - Top Reggae Albums #1 
Book Of Job (2011), VP - Top Reggae Albums #4
Richie Spice Acoustic - Soothing Sounds (2012), Tad's International