Reggae great Protoje has just released a new single, "Hills," which is the first single off his followup to 2020's great In Search Of Lost Time, due this summer via RCA and Protoje's own In.Digg.Nation Collective. (Title and release date TBA.) The track was produced by 8TRACK & IV The Polymath, and it's a seamless fusion of reggae, hip hop, and psychedelia.
Protoje says, "This song narrates what the last two years have been like for me, living in the mountains while the world was on lockdown. Connecting with the simplicity that exists here and being inspired with what I see surrounding me. With the release of this single it’s like: I’ve been away for a little while, but here’s what I’ve been up to." Watch the Samo-directed video below.
Protoje also has upcoming tour dates, including Bonnaroo, Roots Picnic, Cali Roots Festival, Reggae Rise Up Festival, and more. All dates are listed below.
Protoje — 2022 Tour Dates
Apr 30 @ Zelan Festival Festival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
May 26 @ Cali Roots Festival (Monterey County Fair Center) in Monterey, CA May 29 @ City Splash (Brockwell Park Gardens) in London, UK
June 3 @ Waterfront in Georgetown, Cayman Islands
June 5 @ Roots Picnic (Mann Center) in Philadelphia, PA
Jun 19 @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN
Jul 17 @ Rote Fabrik in Zürich, Switzerland
Jul 19 @ Cabaret Sauvage in Paris, France
Jul 21 @ OLT Rivierenhof in Deurne, Belgium
Jul 22 @ Summer Vibration in Sélestat, France
Jul 24 @ Junkyard in Dortmund, Germany
Oct 7-9 @ Reggae Rise Up Festival in Las Vegas, NV