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Knii Lante promotes 'Open Mic'
Reggae artiste Knii Lante has been actively promoting his new single ‘Open Mic’ in Jamaica and his home country of Ghana.
The artiste, also a medical doctor by profession, describes the single as having a "feel good" flavour that gives praise to women.
Its video, shot in Ghana, was directed by GYO Phamous Philms and features women from different ethnic backgrounds.
The success of ‘Open Mic’ has already landed Knii Lante on the line-up for one of the largest festivals in Africa, the Market for African Performing Arts (MASA) Festival on March 17 in Cote D’lvoire (Ivory Coast).
Knii Lante was introduced to the Jamaican market in 2014 through his collaboration with Queen Ifrica in ‘Baby Take Good Care Remix’ on his album, ‘True Feelings’.
He is presently planning a trip to Jamaica soon to perform on several main stages.
Chronic Law feeling 'Stress Free'
St Thomas-born dancehall artiste Chronic Law is currently enjoying much attention with his thought-provoking single titled Stress Free.
The song which was produced by Romaine McFarlane was released on the EastSyde Records imprint last year.
“My song is getting a lot of airplay, and I am very grateful for the support it’s receiving. This is a good look for my career, things are looking very bright,” said Chronic Law.
Chronic Law is also promoting two other singles, 'God Nah Sleep' and 'Upset Days', and a mixtape titled '6IX'.
Chronic Law, given name Ackeme Campbell, was born and raised in Yallahs. He is a former student of the Morant Bay High school.
He began his music career in 2009 with the release of a single titled 'War Dem A Ask Fah'.
Nadine Sutherland to be honoured in New York
Three successful Caribbean women — singer Nadine Sutherland, BET host Jessie Woo, and philanthropist Suzette Williams will be honoured with Blue & Bougie Impact Awards at Mingles Cafe in the Bronx, NY on Sunday, February 18.
Sutherland first made an impact in the music industry as a child star when she won Jamaica’s popular Tastee Talent Contest.
She went from being known as reggae’s 'Teen Queen', with hits like 'Starvation' and 'Until', to garnering international acclaim as the co-lead on dancehall anthems 'Action' and 'Anything For You'.
Last year she was appointed director of performing arts at Challenge Charter Schools Organization in New York.
Jessie Woo, who was born in Montreal, Canada of Haitian decent is currently the host of 'BET Breaks' and 'Set Trippin' on BET TV in New York.
Williams, of House Of Natural in the Bronx, will be honoured with the Blue & Bougie Community Service Award for her relentless support of community causes in Jamaica.