Moses Davis jazzed up Beenie Man


TRELAWNY, Jamaica -- Dancehall Deejay Beenie Man brought the curtains down on night one of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival Thursday in Trelawny.


Billed as "The Other Side of Moses Davis", there was very little difference between the deejay and his alter ego. However, it was clear some thought was put into his performance with both the artiste and his backing band sporting tuxedos, the addition of a saxophonist and violinist into his band and a softening of the introduction to some of his popular numbers, to bring about a jazzy feel, befitting the name of the event.

Being the showman he is, the deejay was able to entertain the patrons who had the stamina to endure the presentation which went way past 2:00 am.

The self- proclaimed King of the Dancehall's performance featured selections in diverse genres of music, spanning country & western, calypso, gospel and dancehall.

Among the artiste’s jazzed up tracks were ‘Nuff Gyal’, ‘Wickedest Slam’, ‘Girls dem Sugar’ and ‘Blackboard’. He scored well with his older hits such as ‘Gal inna Bungle’, ‘Wickedest Slam’ and ‘Romey’.

The music festival continues on Friday and Saturday with international artistes Toni Braxton, Crystal Gayle, Chaka Khan, The O'Jays and Chrisette Michell as well as locals Protoje, Beres Hammond and Della Manley.

Richard Johnson & Horace Hines

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Comments.

Custom Search

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Recent Articles

  1. Skip Marley Is The First Marley To Score A Billboard Top 10 Single

    Feb 23, 17 10:10 PM

    Bob Marley’s grandson Skip Marley is the first singer from the musical family to score a top ten single on Billboard Hot 100. The young reggae singers

    Read More

  2. Tilibop - Between Us Prod. by Free Worll Ent.

    Feb 23, 17 09:33 PM

    World Blast Premier Tilibop - Between Us Prod. by Free Worll Ent. Artiste Name : Tilibop Song Title : Between Us Producer : Free Worll Ent. DOWNLOAD LINK

    Read More

  3. Saab Livin A Lie Official Single

    Feb 23, 17 09:24 PM

    Check out this brand new single from upcoming artiste Sabb titled 'Livin A Lie'. The single is produced by Lapa Leng Records. Stream below...

    Read More

  4. Former Miss World Wants Vybz Kartel's Music banned From Airwaves

    Feb 23, 17 07:10 PM

    Lisa Hanna has a bone to pick with Vybz Kartel and is calling for the deejay’s music to be banned from the Jamaican airwaves, radios in particular. Hanna,

    Read More

  5. MOUNTAIN VIEW RIDDIM

    Feb 23, 17 06:52 PM

    MOUNTAIN VIEW RIDDIM 01. George Nooks - Love TKO.mp3 02. Chyna Nicole - Hello.mp3 03. Jahvante Campbell - I Love You.mp3 04. Kenisha -Hello.mp3 05.

    Read More






NEWS NEWS NEWS