Hailing from the lush parish of St. Mary, Yaksta Carvanie is no stranger to the hardships of life. Being one of five children grown in less than ideal conditions and limited finances with a strong and dedicated single mother; he found his solace in writing music. He would often find himself immersed in his thoughts, writing lyrics throughout the night till sunlight to elude his difficulties.
Continuing this practice throughout his teen, it’s no wonder that he was able to perfect his skills and put out a single that not only speaks to the everyday man and woman in the “struggle” and are “hustling” to stay afloat, but a single with a powerful, encouraging and effective message. When asked about why he felt the need to pursue this musical journey, he was quoted “I am music incarnate and I’ve given up on avoiding my destiny.”
It is safe to say that Yaksta Carvanie is out to make an imperishable name for himself. “Workers Anthem” embodies the raw realities of the working man and undoubtedly makes it clear that their hustle matters and a better life is just beyond the hill. With its catchy dancehall beat and relatable and conscious lyrics, this single off his EP, Stoic Torture – a unique blend of reggae and dancehall beats, released on March 10 of this year, produced by Sasaine, under the management of Murdamuzik, is bound to be an anthem that withstands time.
It’s not hard to believe that you’ll be putting this single on repeat after you’ve listened to it the first time. Brace yourself for this far from typical artiste who’s making it clear that he’s here to stay. Look out the one and only Yaksta Carvanie – “Work dem a work dem a work!”
Yaksta Carvanie – Mama
A tribute to the endless sacrifices his mother made over the years and the unending strength and courage she showed in the face of hardships, Yaksta Carvanie is at it again with ‘Mama.”
If ever there was a single that saluted mothers for their heroism, “Mama” is it. His heartfelt lyrics take us on a journey that causes us to reflect on our own experiences with our mothers.
From gratitude for carrying him into the world, to the troublesome days that resulted in beatings; the St. Mary native is making it clear that the love and dedication she showed to raising a “King” and guiding him through the years has made him the man he is today.
It’s conscious lyrics and soothing reggae beat are infectious and without a doubt will have you bopping your head in agreement and appreciation for such positive music. Real, relatable, pure and heart-warming are the words that truly do justice to this soon to be, iconic single.
Yaksta Carvanie is playing no games with his talent and is showing the public that he’s serious about his craft. “Mama” the third track from his EP, Stoic Torture – a unique blend of reggae and dancehall beats, released on March 10th, 2016; produced by Sasaine and managed by Murdamuzik, is one of nine heartfelt tracks to look forward to. With such a show of raw talent, there’s no stopping his rise to the top.
Yaksta Carvanie is definitely an artiste to watch for 2016
SOURCE: Latoya McKay