Almoni goes for the talent

Saturday, November 16, 2019

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A new company has its sights on breaking new talent from rural Jamaica, while staying clear of the outrageousness usually associated with dancehall music. That company, Almoni Music, released its first project in October.

Their debut production is the Life Wise rhythm which features three of the artistes with whom Almoni Music founder Dwane Taylor hopes to establish long-term working relations.

Shane E, Devarro and Hotta Flex are based in Montego Bay, which has produced several of the hottest dancehall acts in recent years. Their respective songs on the Life Wise rhythm are Bed A Rose, Dem Evil and Mama.

While many of the artistes from Montego Bay have made their reputations with controversial songs and behaviour, Taylor said that is not the approach of Almoni Music.

“I am looking for a clean, positive reggae/dancehall sound that will position this first production among the top musical productions in the world, whether it's reggae, dancehall hip hop or R&B,” he said. “I am very satisfied with the production as it exceeds all my intentions and expectations.”

A self-described businessman, Taylor is from St Elizabeth. He operates Almoni Music with Sophia Larmond.
It was his call when selecting artistes for Almoni Music's maiden project.

“I chose the artistes personally because of the aim and positive impact I want to enter into the music arena, both in Jamaica and internationally. I feel these artistes will deliver,” he said.

There are six songs on the rhythm; the others are by veteran singer Nitty Kutchie's Nah Waste No Time; Gyptian with Give Thanks and Terry Linen who contributes It's Over.

— Howard Campbell


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