everything under the sun

December 2017

Calendar Calendar

Social bookmarking
Social bookmarking digg  Social bookmarking delicious  Social bookmarking reddit  Social bookmarking stumbleupon  Social bookmarking slashdot  Social bookmarking yahoo  Social bookmarking google  Social bookmarking blogmarks  Social bookmarking live      

Bookmark and share the address of FAIR & CLEAR SKIN! on your social bookmarking website

Bookmark and share the address of CrazyFruits on your social bookmarking website

Latest topics
» Your merry x mas season pics
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 20:11 by After8mint

» Just a bunch of colours
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 20:07 by After8mint

» Beautiful photo magic from artist
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 20:01 by After8mint

» Put some colour in your art VG art
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 19:55 by After8mint

» Lovely blk and white pics from your artists
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 19:51 by After8mint

» Have yourself a merry little Christmas crazyfruiters!!!
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 19:48 by After8mint

» How to keep feet warm in the winter
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 19:42 by After8mint

» Why it's important to read
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 13:57 by After8mint

» A lovely Christmas birthday or just plain gift for a love one
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 13:48 by After8mint

» Artist pictures AF an artists
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 13:45 by After8mint

» Beautiful pencil art from an artists
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 13:41 by After8mint

» Colourful art of an artists
Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 13:38 by After8mint

» Poems Spring To Life
Thu 9 Nov 2017 - 5:11 by After8mint

» Jamaica Norman Manley Law School wins moot court competition
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:23 by azealiabanks

Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:23 by azealiabanks

Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:22 by azealiabanks

» US formally tells UN it wants out of Paris climate accord
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:12 by IggyAzealia

» Iggy azalea here pls say hi
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:11 by IggyAzealia

» United Airlines Forces Toddler To Sit On Mom’s Lap For Flight
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:37 by SHENSEEA

» John Brown Russwurm (1799–1851) an American abolitionist journalists from Jamaica
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:33 by SHENSEEA

US formally tells UN it wants out of Paris climate accord

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Friday …

Comments: 1

Usain Bolt beaten by two Americans in final 100-meter race

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:50 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 3

Usain lost his bolt during final hurray nearing his retirement plan

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:45 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 2

Usain Bolt retirement has stalled by two american one was his arch rival gatlin

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:51 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 1

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies, Chinese government says

Thu 3 Aug 2017 - 0:02 by BigBossAdmin

BEIJING -- Jailed activist and Nobel Peace …

Comments: 1

9-year-old applies for alien-fighting job, NASA responds

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:47 by JustinBieber2

A 9-year-old boy answered a call from NASA to …

Comments: 1

Acute migraine drug succeeds in late-stage study

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:51 by JustinBieber2

Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday said its acute …

Comments: 1

Chicago to sue DOJ over sanctuary cities policy

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city plans to …

Comments: 1

Mom dies after giving birth to twins following dad's gunshot death

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:52 by JustinBieber2

Three young siblings are being cared for by …

Comments: 1

Top posting users this week

You are not connected. Please login or register

CrazyFruits » celebrities & their lifestyles » Japan reggae singer Iakopo Makes Reggae Connections While In JA

Japan reggae singer Iakopo Makes Reggae Connections While In JA

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]



Billboard-charting Japanese reggae artiste iakopo (Yah - Koh - Poh) is in Jamaica, where he is expected to work with several local producers and artistes for his upcoming project. The artiste, who was born in the United States (US) under the Mormon faith, later moved to Japan, where he released several singles as a reggae act. However, having received relative success, iakopo now wants to officially validate his place in the reggae music industry and he hopes that by working with Jamaicans, he will be brought closer to his objective.
Though often referred to as a pop artiste, iakopo says the trip to Jamaica is expected to broaden his horizon, since reggae was his first love.
"Music, reggae music especially, has been the one constant in my life. Music has been my friend and confidante and saved my life. I've spent countless hours listening to Bob Marley and UB40; they have influenced my work greatly. The vibe that comes from them speaks to my soul," he told The Gleaner.
He has previously charted on the US reggae Billboard charts with songs like Break Free, featuring veteran reggae artiste Lukie D, Love Like ThisI Believe and When I See You Smile - accomplishments which mirror that of Jewish reggae artiste Matisyahu, who also climbed the Billboard reggae chart on numerous occasions.
The artiste did not wish to reveal the names of the local artistes he collaborated with during his studio-hopping recording sessions. However, he says they were some of the biggest names in modern reggae music.

Surreal Experience

According to iakopo, being in Jamaica, and even having the chance to record at the Tuff Gong studios "has been surreal and soul-cleansing". He said, "Jamaica speaks to me through the air, the sun, the food, the music and amazing people. Besides the opportunity to visit the different landmarks and sites, I've had the opportunity to record and work with some of the greatest producers in reggae, and recording at Tuff Gong was a great experience."
According to his publicist Malaika, the artiste is testimony that reggae music is one of the greatest genres on earth.
"Jamaica is such a little island, and to see that so many persons have been influenced by the music from different geographical locations, it's just simply amazing. We have a lot of genres that are strong in their own land space, but when you look at the reach of reggae music, it's just unbelievable. Bob Marley said he wanted to see a world in which mankind live together in harmony - black, white, Chinese, everyone... and it's ironic that reggae, of which he is the king, is able to bring people together in that manner," she said.
iakopo has sold over two million singles in downloads and is also an International World Music Video Awards winner.

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum