Spiritual's time has come


Spiritual's time has come

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Print this page Email A Friend!

Following his performance at VP Records' New Artiste showcase at Milk River in Brooklyn, New York last Thursday, singer Spiritual is keen to make 2017 his breakthrough year.The showcase for music industry executives also featured performances by Addis Pablo, Prince Royal and Mark Balet who did songs from their latest projects.

This was Spiritual's first performance in New York. He said the response was more than he anticipated.

“The reception was warm and accepting. The energy from the people made me want to keep the message from Jah flowing,” he told the Jamaica Observer.

Spiritual is managed by veteran impresario Clifton “Specialist” Dillion, whose track record includes gold and platinum albums and songs by Mad Cobra, Shabba Ranks, Patra, and OMI.

Spiritual's performance included the songs T ime Has Come, Ethiopia, Want No More, and Stand Up To Rasta from his debut album Awakening.

“The objective of the showcase was to introduce me as a new artiste so that the world could hear my message through the small congregation. I was very pleased with the achievement because everyone in attendance showed me great and positive love.”

Spiritual's latest single is Stand Up To Rasta, which is produced by Dillion.

Born Horace Chin, Spiritual is from the central Kingston community of Allman Town.

“I was given the name Spiritual from my youth, from the people around me when they saw me as a spiritual leader. I was always preaching the word of Jah in and around the community and the name stuck with me since then,” he said.

A video for Stand Up To Rasta was filmed in New York City.

— Kevin Jackson

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaper-login




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon