Beres Hammond Releases New Single, Titled "Surrender," Featuring Gappy Ranks
(Jamaica & U.S.A)
Reggae legend Beres Hammond released on Tuesday a new club version of his 2008 hit, “I Surrender,” which features a toasting performance by British reggae icon Gappy Ranks.
Hammond’s new single, titled as "Surrender," was produced by Kemar “Flava” McGregor in connection with a series of newly-mixed club renditions of McGregor’s pop-reggae singles, recorded by the likes of Sinead O'Connor, Maxi Priest and Cas Haley. The new version is currently ranked as Beres Hammond’s #14 download on iTunes.
Born in Annotto Bay, Jamaica, Beres Hammond is considered the most beloved romantic reggae singer in the history of the music industry. Hammond has placed seven albums within the Billboard Top Ten Reggae Albums chart since 1994.
Beres Hammond was nominated for a Grammy Award in the “Best Reggae Album” category in 2002, in connection with his 2001 studio album “Music Is Life.” His most recent album “One Love, One Life,” peaked at number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart in December 2012.