Ras Slick's second coming
Ras Slick

Reggae singer Sylburn "Ras Slick" Rowe is gearing up for his second stint on the DC World Reggae Festival alongside Beres Hammond, Third World, Beenie Man, Chronixx, Rupee, Kerwin Dubois, and 2 Baba.

"I am overjoyed to be on this festival with amazing music legends. To me, it means a lot that the promoter considered me for this heavyweight show. It's an accomplishment," he told the Jamaica Observer.

The event, which is produced by Top Tier Management Group and Pumpstation, will be held between August 20-21 on the grounds of RFK Stadium in Washington, DC.

Ras Slick performed at the festival for the first time in 2018. This time around he says he is pulling out all the stops to offer a better performance.

"Fans can expect a high-energy, musically charged performance from Ras Slick and Dutty Bus Crew. We'll be bringing vibes and nuff niceness," he said.

He has also performed at Carifesta, Linganore Reggae Wine Fest, and the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival.

At the height of the pandemic Ras Slick released One More Chance from ITTAI Studio and Kappah Records. The singer says he was in a dark place during this period, like many in the artistic community who were robbed of their livelihoods and ability to entertain. The singer declared he needed just one more chance to grace stages. Fast-forward to 2022 and the chance is here.

"I wrote One More Chance so listeners could feel what I was going through during the pandemic. So grateful that I was prayerful and patient, just like my fans dem," Ras Slick added.

His other releases include God is Good To Me, Shackles and Chains, Zone, Good Thing, and Late Night.

The creative is also a songwriter, producer and owner of My Time Studio.

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