NEW VIDEO: @PayAttentionJA Highlights – Jan. 31, 2015


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It was a night of excellence at the 1st staging of Pay Attention for 2015. Featuring Five Steez, Jane Macgizmo, Rseenal and Gully Cash, patrons were entertained by the talent showcased and witnessed another rise in Jamaican Hip Hop. Held at the C&C South Beach, we get concert footage courtesy of Vision High Filmz. Stayed tuned for the next staging! Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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@KLASLifestyle Interviews @PayAttentionJA


Pay Attention - January 31 (Back)

It’s that time again to PAY ATTENTION and recently KLAS Lifestyle got a chance to Interview some of the players in the Pay Attention series. Hosted by Garth Williams, Rappers The Sickest Drama (TSD) and Rseenal were featured guests. Here they spoke about Jamaican Hip Hop and how the culture differs from their American counterparts, Jamaica opening up to accommodate the movement, the Pay Attention event and artists making strides to carry the culture across the globe. A good listen here and for those who aren’t familiar, head out to the C&C South Beach (South Beach Cafe) on January 31 and witness the movement in all its glory. Check out the Interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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@PayAttentionJa PROMO: @Sef_Jo Interviews @FiveSteez


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“Five Steez will never waste energy disputing the efficacy of Hip-Hop saturation, this apparent rap situation in Jamaica. Calmly (yet very firmly) he’ll say #PAYATTENTION” – SIRvival_ Tactics


After a seeming 4 month hiatus, the show is back, with an amazing line-up of artistes ready to take the stage on Saturday, January 31 at C&C South Beach, 2 Brompton Road.

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Today, we take on the lyrical emcee, Five Steez
Q: As the opening acts for the 2015 #PayAttention line-up, how exactly does it feel to be hitting the stage after the short break? [July 19th being the last staging of the show]
A: I’m excited to hit the stage. I got to start the year in 2014 and that was an excellent show. So I’m only looking forward to an even better time for myself and the audience.
[Thing is, I know I have to deliver since #PayAttention has been on a short break, and also because many people may be seeing me perform my latest music for the first time.]

ALBUM: @FiveSteez – These Kingston Times


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Fresh out of the “First Coast” is Rapper Five Steez with his latest project, “These Kingston Times EP“. Featuring 8 tracks, Steez aims to further solidify his place as one of the best to do it and represent where he’s from. With a project that’s packed with great production from DJ Crooks, Bravo, OneMan Beats, and features from France Nooks, Kash Kapri, and others, it’s time to pay attention to Steez’s thought provoking lyrics as they capture his experiences and observations. Catch the EP and Press Release below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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PRESS RELEASE: @PayAttentionJA Submission Guidelines


1926697_593705714052340_259948037_nPay Attention is a bi-monthly Hip Hop concert series that is held in Kingston Jamaica that promotes the Jamaican Hip Hop culture. This event featured many well known acts including Five Steez, Sly Rankin, Kabaka Pyramid and Acmatic. In efforts for upcoming or established acts to be a part of the movement there are certain guidelines that need to be met. Below and is a release that highlights all the requirements from a potential performer for the next and future Pay Attention events and activities including a cypher session and mixtape. Check out the release below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

Pay Attention Submission Guidelines

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