After he won the Magnum King and Queens of Dancehall competition last year, his nomination was unexpected. But the confident artiste has revealed that he always expects the best when he puts out great music. But he was brought to tears when he got the news. He said “Me jump up and start beat
“The album has great music and when music good you affi always expect the best, and I’m always expecting the highest result for my work,”
But he admitted the news still managed to somehow reduce him to tears.
“Me now jump up and start beat down di whole place, wake up the entire apartment and a tell them sorry, but mi affi mek noise today, because mi just get nominated fi Grammy, it’s a great feeling.
Singer JL who was a former Rising Star contestant and Devin, wrote eight of the track on the album that is doing so well. Devin is so glad that he worked with a great team who promoted the music, Tuff Gong did the distribution while Sly and Robbie produced the record, So Devin believes that having these professionals involved has something to do with the nomination. But he is also excited about the songs and how good they are.
The other artistes who are in the same category, are J Boog for “Rose Petal”, Ziggy Marley for “Ziggy Marley”, Soja for “Soja – Live in Virginia”, Raging Fyah for “Everlasting”, Rebelution for “Falling into Place” Ziggy Marley has done well, he has won six Grammys before. Three with the melody makers and three as a solo artiste.
Rebelution is a Reggae band that is based in California, managed to release five studio album before. In 2007 they released “Courage To Grow”
J Boog released his first Solo album :”Hear Me Roar” in 2007. Hi is an American Reggae and R&B vocalist and songwriter. It is so good to see Jamaicans doing well in the music business. Using their talents to go places.