Phillye, Sizzla team up for

Friday, August 02, 2019

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During her frequent visits to Jamaica, American singer Phillye fell in love with reggae music. Recently, the Philadelphia native teamed with Sizzla on the song, Weekend Love.

“I have a spiritual connection to Jamaica. It is the place I would always come for rest and relaxation and to meditate. I have always loved the culture and the music,” she said.

A career in music seemed inevitable for Phillye, whose father played guitar, while her mother sang jazz.

Phillye released her first song, Live Your Life, in 2014.

It was during a visit to Jamaica five years ago that she got her stage name from legendary musician and producer Sly Dunbar, who she describes as “a very good friend and a mentor”.

Her current single Weekend Love features Sizzla.

Weekend Love is written and arranged by Phillye. It is co-produced by Sonya Smith and Owen “Bassy” Rennals.

“The song was inspired by my observation of various peoples' experiences in some way.

Once I wrote the song and recorded it, I could hear Sizzla's voice on it in my head. I knew I had to get him on it. When he agreed I was ecstatic because he is one of my favourite artistes. I am honoured to have him grace the record,” said Phillye.

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