A message to Mankind

Al'Qual is banking on the success of his EP, Mankind, a three-song set which was released last month.

"In music, if everyone is going in one direction, sometimes it's wise to go in the opposite direction or attempt to create a whole new path. I write about the life experiences of struggle, loss and victory, the things that make life meaningful," said the 24-year-old, whose real name is Amanual Eccleston.

He describes his music's mission as "visually painting pictures through words and powerful energy".

Al'Qual inked a deal with Pushayute Entertainment three years ago and spent the time honing his craft and ghost-writing for several industry acts.

Distributed by VPAL, the EP features Mercy Me, Wish Bad, and Survival. There will be a deluxe edition coming soon, early September.

"The deluxe edition is set to have a host of new hits that will have most of the dances and dancehall doing what they do best, which is dance," he said.

Producers on the project include Space Age Rasta (Makonnen), Vivian Thomas, Jackum Stackum UK, Father Scur, and Anju Blaxx.

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