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Fyah 1Bad keeps it real

Friday, April 12, 2019

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With songs like USD and Wicked and Ting making noise in the underground, deejay Fyah 1Bad hopes to save the integrity of dancehall music. The Angels, Spanish Town-based artiste is concerned that most of his peers are mixing the sound with overseas pop.

“I consider myself the dancehall deal-breaker and I want to change the face of dancehall. I am coming with authentic dancehall music. All these new artistes are coming with trap music and hip-hop, but the people want authentic dancehall for what it is,” he shared. “I am coming with a new style, new flavour, and creative lyrics that make sense. I don't want to do the typical songs. My songs resonate with the mind and soul and have a lasting effect.”

The former Jose Marti Technical High School student has worked closely with I-Q Music, a company from Wynters Pen in Spanish Town, and 1Bad Entertainment. So far, they have produced Club Banger, his debut song, USD and Wicked and Ting.

“I've always been writing lyrics. I always envisioned writing for movies, television commercials or even writing books. I never thought of getting into music. I was encouraged by persons who thought my lyrics had a musical effect,” Fyah 1Bad said.

Fyah 1Bad (given name Quewayne Campbell) works at a call centre in Portmore.

— Kevin Jackson


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