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Friday, January 23, 2015

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Reggae artiste Oriel announced his arrival on the reggae's big stage last week with a commendable performance at Rebel Salute.


Dressed in white and black with a red, green and yellow scarf around his neck, he entered the stage performing Sticks & Stones to enthusiastic response. He then delivered Bob Andy's classic Too Experienced, before seguing into Cruise, the latest release from his EP, Love SoulJah.


The Dominica-born Oriel showed his versatility on guitar, for Down Where I Live a provocative song about the challenges of ghetto life. He closed his set with Confidence.


Oriel, who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The artiste has been making the moves since his debut EP, Confidence, was released by Afar Music Group in 2012. Since then, he has collaborated with Richie Stephens, Bugle, Ras Maisha and Raine Seville.




Last year, Oriel made strides with the release of the mixtape, Rise Of The Revoluters. It premiered on MTV.com along with the lead single and video, Sticks & Stones.



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