A cradle for dancehall artistes, the community of Seaview Gardens could produce another star in the form of up-and-coming deejay Seggy Inkk.
The 22-year-old started his musical journey when he was 16-years-old and says he has been learning and growing consistently since.
“At first I started dancing, but growing up, things changed and I wanted to find something else to do and that’s when I took up music. I was about 16 or 17 at the time,” the young dancehall artiste said.
Seggy Inkk added that he has been “putting in the work daily” because his aim is to have an impact like that of dancehall artiste Shabba Ranks.
“My goal is to be the ultimate, like Shabba Ranks. I always see Shabba Ranks in Seaview right in the same lane where I live and me always see him and see what he has accomplished. So I want to emulate him and become known on a worldwide scale,” Seggy Inkk told OBSERVER ONLINE.
And it seems that the up-and-coming artiste is well on his way to achieving this dream. He revealed that he has been getting positive feedback to his music and has done a collaboration with British rapper M1llionz called ‘8pm in Seaview’ which has over 500,000 views and counting on YouTube.
A confident Seggy Inkk said he can already see his success coming, while stating that he could be one of the biggest young artistes in Jamaica currently because of the reception he receives when he performs.
“I see [success] coming soon, like it is sure; it is like right at the door. Right now I feel like one of the biggest young artistes in Jamaica. I go party and perform and the people really love me. Them a play my songs out there right now. Selector them love the song; they are playing them everywhere them go and video and send them to me,” Seggy Inkk stated.
He added that the song that many people gravitate towards is called ‘Goals’, adding “it is a song for hustlers and one that go-getters can relate to, even if you’re selling sweetie or bag juice because it is relatable.”
He told OBSERVER ONLINE that ‘8pm In Seaview’ is also creating a buzz in the UK and US.
Seggy Inkk is a part of a group consisting of other youth who are in the music industry. This, he explained, is where the ‘Inkk’ part of his name is derived.
“I got my name from my father, it’s a name that was passed down to me because my father’s name is Seggy and other people called me that too. The ‘Inkk’ comes from a movement that we have. It’s a group of young producers, artistes, and selectors. Our aim is to really get out on a bigger scale, and to reach a wider audience. We push each other and help each other get out there,” the artiste disclosed.
The artiste added that though he mainly does dancehall music, he sings songs for everyone as he does a mix of everything, including gospel.
“I put in all kinds of message in my music. Songs that’s just vibes, positive things, and songs for the ladies because I don’t want to leave out anyone. I even mix some gospel in it as well. That’s how versatile I can be at times,” Seggy Inkk said.
His music can be found on YouTube and on digital streaming platforms.