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REGGAEXCLUSIVE NEW VOICES IN REGGAE Dancehall Super Sensation Movado as one of his role models. He is on a mission with his musical career to continue feeding the world on the authentic Jamaican Music. This prolific artiste has performed on name-brand Reggae/Dancehall shows such as “East Fest” and “A St. Mary Mi Come From” is striving after International success, and dreaming of the day when he will be touring and performing his music right across the four corners of the world with his trademark brand of positive music.

SYNNUS

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ew young and upcoming artistes have the commitment and drive for the music industry as Synnus, who was born Adrian Anthony Campbell in St. Mary, Jamaica. Synnus grew up feasting on the music of Reggae Great Bob Marley, and is a great admirer of International Superstar Shaggy while holding current

Among his releases so far are; “Better Life” which set out to champion the causes of the poor and needy within society, and the soul hitting “Memories” as well as “Better Life” and “Motion Wine”. He has done a couple of songs alongside Jimmy Riley, one called “Only Reggae Music” and a next one produced by Indie Rootz Records to be released later this year. The humble, soft spoken and self-driven Synnus with his signature catch phrase “Sign Dem All and Don’t Try Catch Up”. shared the stage with two legends in their respective genres, Stevie Wonder and Bobbie McFerrin. This multi-talented singer songwriter is classically trained and claims not just one genre of music as her own.

CHELSEA STEWART

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ike a cold glass of lemonade on a hot day, her voice is refreshingly cool, and definitely on the sweet side. An alumni of the Regional Arts Program at Mayfield Secondary School, Chelsea Stewart has completed her first year of The Jazz Program at Humber College. Receiving standing ovations at local jazz festivals and on the international stage, Chelsea Stewart has been an opening act for various artists, like R&B artist Mario, and reggae superstar Beenie Man. She’s sung for and

From classical to jazz and everything in between, Chelsea takes you on a musical journey visiting the eras of Billie Holiday, Donny Hathaway, Bob Marley and Maria Carey. “Over you” is the title of her debut single released in 2014 and she is currently working on her first original EP. Chelsea Stewart is presently on her first month long promotional tour in Europe. This young vocalist possesses a voice that moves you; captivated, you willingly go where she takes you. Whatever the genre, Chelsea Stewart sings from her heart. A star is born, and we look to the future as she creates music that invites you to fall in love, to dance to live and to reminisce. Introducing Canada’s very own, Miss Chelsea Stewart. For more info contact her Manager Karen Stewart at: (647)280-6789. Facebook.com/chelseastewartfanp age?fref=ts or youtube.com/channel/UCi3122CeA2m-z4dopW4Lmw.

that inspired and enlightened the listener. He felt a conviction to provide music to give hope and inspiration to his people.

BETTADAYZE

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orn Craig Deacon on August 4, 1980 in the area of Trench Town called Arnette Gardens or ‘Jungle’, he was given the name Bettadayze by a record producer in St. Ann who felt that BettaDayze lifted the spirits of those around him with his positive energy, his easy smile and willing attitude. The producer thought the name suited him better than ‘Townist’ as he was often called. Craig Deacon grew up listening to and appreciating gospel music sung by his family as well as popular reggae music sung by artists like Bob Marley, Burning Spear, Culture, Mighty Diamonds, Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and a multitude of popular Dancehall Artists. His heart was however captured by cultural lyrics

PHIL WONDER SET TO RELEASE THIS IS MY TORONTO

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hil Wonder’s new single called “This is my Toronto” has the makings of a huge

BettaDayze played football or soccer in his early years and moved to Priory St. Ann to live with grandparents where he became deeply involved in his music and worked in local hotels as a cook. BettaDayze chose to be a cultural artist promoting upliftment and positivity with his music. He was inspired by the teachings of The Honorable Marcus Garvey, Ghandi, Dr Martin Luther King Jr., former President Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela. BettaDayze was introduced to Osujah’s CEO Donna Burnett by a mutual friend and bonded almost immediately through their music. They shared a similar passion for the reggae music and people. Creatively they are a formidable team. Together they charted a route to establish Osujah Records with BettaDayze as the ambassador. BettaDayze sings his music with soul, passion and a high level of energy. His first songs were “Time a di Master” produced by Mac 10 Records and “Never Give Up” produced by Cutstone Studio. His promotional EP was produced by Osujah Records and he is currently working on his first album expected to be released in March 2014. Love for the people is his driving force. hit song. It was recorded at 5 Rivers Studio in Brampton. Phil is set to take the airwaves by storm with this new single. He just officially released it on CD and is giving it out to as many Radio personnel as he can. Also soon to be released is another single called “To Know Me Is to Love Me” also recorded at 5 Rivers Studio in Brampton. Phil is available for bookings for all festivals, stage shows, birthday parties, weddings, etc. Phil would like to big up English from the 5 Rivers Studio, “nuff respect for all your help. I want all the Toronto people to know that even though our city is going through a rough time right now with all the negative media attention, it’s still the greatest city in the world. Big up all the Toronto people.” Look out for Phil Wonder this summer performing in a city near you. Stay tuned for more on this artist.

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