Singjay Trapycal keeps on toiling
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Singjay Trapycal is advising Jamaicans that hard work is the key to success and nothing is impossible for Jamaicans when they apply themselves.

“By this, I mean let us put our shoulders to the wheel; show the world that we are a nation that is willing to toil hard and reach our goals,” he said. “This message should be circulated by our pastors, social workers, our schools with positive songs during devotions. This will prepare our children to become responsible citizens.”

The country’s unemployment rate fell to 7.1 per cent for October 2021, according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) Labour Force Survey for the month. This is 0.1 percentage point lower than the previous 7.2 per cent pre-coronavirus recorded in October 2019.

Trapycal’s latest project Toil, recorded on the Nuh Sympathy Entertainment Records label. It was released earlier this month.

“The producer [Jerome Smellie] and I have been in music for three years. I met him late 2019, listened to some of his rhythms which are very soulful, positive and suitable for my lyrical contents. So I decided to work with him,” said Trapycal.

Trapycal (real name Yulando Bentley-Mitchell) is from Albion, St Thomas. He attended Yallahs High School and graduated in 2002.

“I started beating desk and singjaying at Yallahs Primary School. Being in church allowed me to develop the love for music,” he said.

In 2006, he entered the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Popular Song Competition with Almighty Father and placed in the semi-finals.

He released his first song, Bad-minded on Quest Production label in 2006. Since then, he has released a nine-track EP titled Evolve Continue in 2019. The songs include World Need A Change, If Mi Did Know, System, Honest, Don’t Care, and Trod Along.

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