I hope today’s Oldies Sunday selection inspires you. Today’s selection comes from Gospel Recording Artist and Minister Carlene Davis, and Recording Artist Ken Boothe. We go back to 1992 with “Why Me Lord” which was featured on Carlene’s Gospel Reggae album, “Jesus Is Only A Prayer Away“, released by VP Records. A cover of Country Singer/Actor Kris Kristofferson’s 1973 single, Carlene and Ken joined forces, and their powerful voices to deliver this inspirational tune. The song was also covered over the years by the late Elvis Presley, the late Johnny Cash, Cece Winans, and the late Conway Twitty.
If you’re reading this, I urge you to work on living a better life. At the end of the day, we believe in a higher power, and we should seek to give praise and honour. If this song hasn’t inspired you fully, check out Minister Carlene’s catalog. Give thanks to GOD, and check out the track below!
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Today we’re taking you back to the year 1987 with Recording Artist Lt. Stitchie! Here we feature his track “Great Ambition” which was produced by Jammy’s Records (King Jammy’s) on the “Kuff Riddim“. In the song, Stitchie speaks on being an ambitious young man while encouraging listeners to be ambitious, listing the goals he’d like to achieve including owning a home, and working to make all this possible. A key part of the single is his Dancehall remix of the 1956 American single, “Que Sera Sera” which was performed by Singer/Actress Doris Day.
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From being a top name in the Dancehall circles in the ’80s to saving souls, Lt. Stitchie has done it all. With being awarded an Honorary Degree and becoming an ordained Minister, he explains it all with Winford Williams on Onstage. Here he spoke on leaving the Dancehall circles and being saved in the ’90s, his journey as a Christian and Gospel artist, his thoughts on the current set of Dancehall artists and producers, being regarded as a top tier foundation Dancehall artist, family life, new music and books. Stitchie also performed “Letter To Dad” and other songs for the audience. After all these years, Stitchie still has what it takes to churn out great music no matter the genres. Check out his interview and performances below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Jamaica is known to have many artists that are on point with their lyrics and flows, deejay Kray-Z happens to be one of them. The video, titled “Lamborghini Dreams” and directed by Short Filmz Jamaica, we see Kray-Z is given the black and white video treatment while dropping dope bars over a head nodding beat. Lyrics about turning christian girls into strippers and having God rocking to his music, how can you skip it? Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Care for a smoke? Get your herbs and roll one up for KDon and Christian’s newest track. Titled “Hands On The Wheel” and utilizes rapper SchoolBoy Q’s instrumental of the same name, we hear both rappers speaking on how they enjoy marijuana in the best way the can with their manipulation of words. Pass me the weed like Kobe Bryant bro! What you think? Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Today’s Oldies Sunday selection comes from Papa San who was once hailed as one of the best deejays in Jamaica. This 1989 song “I Will Survive” which borrowed the chorus from Gloria Gaynor’s classic of the same name, chronicles Papa San’s life from age 1 to age 5. He deejays about being groomed by his mom, watching his father work to provide for the family, being punished, and experiencing new things.
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