Dancehall Superstar Mavado Celebrates 10 years and Announce Remix featuring Vybz Kartel
New York, New York (March 23, 2015). For many lovers of dancehall and reggae, the name Mavado is a household name and a staple in the dancehall arena for many years. Celebrating 10 years in the music industry this year, Mavado is set to give his fans performances like no other, music like never before and a single featuring his one time rival Vybz Kartel. This milestone will commemorate a series of events and releases, which celebrates the sing-jay’s accomplishments and fans. “The journey hasn’t been an easy one but I give thanks for everything same way and give thanks to the Almighty that I am apart of the dancehall fraternity for 10 years and still on top” says Mavado.
David Constantine Brooks aka Mavado, came on the scene in 2005 with his hit single ‘Real McKoy’ on the Anger Management rhythm and the rest became history. Instantly Mavado became Jamaica’s newest gangsta singjay who was easily recognized to the public by his signature phrase ‘Gangsta For Life’. Fast forward to 2015, Mavado has began touring with his band, ‘Gully Side Band’ and giving patrons a more entertaining performance and a performance which connects with his fans. “Performing with my DJ have always been the type of shows people know me for and I will continue to give them those type of shows. But I want to also give people an opportunity to see me perform with live music, its a different experience, which I take very seriously. I rehearse every chance I get with my band just to make sure my performances are up to par” say Mavado.
Currently signed to ‘We The Best Music’ Mavado recently released a single title ‘I Aint Goin Back Broke’, which received accolades from numerous popular music websites.
Complex.com stated “dancehall legend Mavado is one of the secret weapons of DJ Khaleds We The Best Music line up, and he proves it with his new single “I Aint Goin Back Broke”. Mavado is joined by We The Best label mate Ace Hood and Future on this inspirational tale, and they both add their signature aggressive and melodic styles to the table. This past week Mavado announced that the remix of “I Aint Goin Back Broke” will feature his one time rival now friend, Vybz Kartel. “Celebrating 10 years and my success it is only right to release this track now with who was my one time rival Vybz Kartel “The Teacher” and continue to create history together” says Mavado. The release date has not been announced but it will be very soon.
Mavado is also looking forward to creating history on April 10th, 2015 as he will be one of the first dancehall artist to perform inside the newly renovated 94 million dollar Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. Mavado will perform live with Gully Side Band along with the ‘Fire Man’ Capleton, Queen of Dancehall Lady Saw and Jewish Reggae artist Matisyahu. “This event is a red carpet event! With 10 years of experience comes maturity, people can expect on April 10th to see and hear Mavado in full concert 10 years of hits and many surprises” says Mavado.
Billboard Producer and Artist Ricky Blaze Kicks Off Spring with New Single “Mighty”
U.S.A, Jamaica (MPR Consulting) – Undoubtedly the key to his success comes from the fusion of his Jamaican Reggae and Dancehall roots meshed with the urban sounds of Hip Hop and R&B from the Brooklyn streets where acclaimed billboard producer Ricky Blaze made his name.
A triple threat, the producer, song writer and artist has achieved international recognition by his numerous hits. From productions for some of the biggest names in music of all genres, to himself as a renowned artist. As spring turns into summer, Ricky Blaze donned his artist hat and is ready and armed with an arsenal of hit bound music starting with his latest release “Mighty”. The feel and vibe of “Mighty” encompasses all that Ricky is as an artist and producer in terms of rhythm “If you ask me to put Might in a genre category I just can’t do that, it’s just me, call it Blaze genre, Its just a heavy bass trap beat with some conscious lyrics just talking about reality and life”. According to Ricky “Mighty” is just a teaser of what is to come for the summer.
At only 22 years old, Brooklyn native Ricky Blaze has become one of the most innovative and successful producers in music. Over the past few years his classic Reggae & Pop hits have ignited the airwaves and kept dancefloors across the globe sizzling. While in his teens, Blaze crafted Ding Dong’s 2006 dancehall mega smash “Badman Forward, Badman Pull Up.” He gained worldwide recognition by producing Gyptian’s “Hold Yuh” which was the summer smash hit if 2010. For the past few years not only has Ricky continued his string of making hits for other with newcomer Chelley’s Billboard chart ascending “Took The Night,” but Blaze introduced himself as a artist with his affable ode to love “Just You And I.”
“Do you know how it feels, to wake up with someone that you love?” an impassioned Blaze sings in the song. “It feels so real, my angel was sent from above.”