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In 2011, the actor made his screen debut in Chris Browne's Ghett'a Life playing Gully Rat in the drama which chronicles the trials of a inner-city youth trying to make it as a boxer. Since then, Wilson continues to hone his craft, adding the films Home Again and Kingston House to his credits.
The son of politician Francis Tulloch, David Tulloch's politics are played out on the theatre stage. For a number of years this writer/actor/producer has kept audiences in Montego Bay entertained with his productions, but Risqué became the talk of city Kingston in 2013. After showing the erotic thriller for one weekend, the producers from Stages Theatre picked up Tulloch's play and kept it in the capital. Not one to rest on his laurels, Tulloch is set to open his latest production, Dancehall, this month.
A protege of music producer Phillip 'Fattis' Burrell, singer Jesse Royal made quiet strides in 2013, working with a number of producers including Burrell's son Kareem. Hotter The Battle for Burrell Jnr's XTM.Nation and This Morning, produced by Crash Dummy Productions are evidence of the 26-year-old's talent.
Has been knocking at the door for some time, and showed her considerable range as a singer/songwriter. Jah9's debut album, New Name, was launched to positive reviews and she performed on a handful of festivals in Europe where her song Steamers was a minor hit.
The live scene has picked up considerably in the last five years, thanks to the emergence of bands like Uprising. This quintet keeps busy on the road, working the festival circuit in northern California and the United States east coast. They also won new fans through their popular Live to Vinyl series in Bull Bay.