Described as a “conscious revolutionary lyricist,” award-winning artist Kabaka Pyramid blends reggae and hip-hop to present messages of spiritual evolution, positivity and global unity. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, Kabaka—which is Ugandan for “king”—acts as a bridge between roots reggae and African music, and the contemporary and future pop and underground styles.
INFO: 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. Moe’s Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz. $20/adv, $25/door. 479-1854. WANT TO GO? Go to santacruz.com/giveaways before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, to find out how you could win a pair of tickets to the show.