So'Nia goes gospel

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer

Friday, July 13, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!


So'Nia made a name singing secular music, especially matters of the heart. She has, however, decided to expand her horizons by stepping into gospel.

“The latest single I am promoting is my first gospel song and it is called Holy is the Lord. I am also working on my first gospel album while expanding my talent,” So'Nia told the Jamaica Observer.

Holy is the Lord is produced by US-based reggae singer and producer Ed Robinson.

“Music for me has been great, but it comes with challenges. You just have to stay focused and be true to your music, yourself and follow your dream,” said So'Nia.

So'Nia's given name is Sonia Williams. Originally from Mandeville, she grew up in St Elizabeth.

While attending high school, she and two other friends formed the female gospel outfit SMC Trio. She also sang with Byron Lee's Dragonaires before she migrated to the United States almost 30 years ago.

She spoke about the highlight of her career.

“So far, the highlight of my career has been performing on stage with some of reggae music's biggest names, including Ed Robinson , Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, Steel Pulse, Glen Washington and Ziggy Marley. I also enjoy travelling as well, as this helps me to learn about different cultures.”

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

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 Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.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
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT