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The Reggae Defender
Root Reggae Singer /Songwriter /producer
St Elizabeth Jamaica
Phone: (1876) 883-8838
Lyrical intuitive and confident are a few words, best used to describe international recording artiste, producer and entrepreneur Singing Vernon.The rustic and diversely beautiful terrain of Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth, Jamaica provides the backdrop for his honeyed ,unhurried rootical style which delve deeply into the backbone of Jamaica’s music heritage .
Singing Vernon grew up in the bedrock of mento music, his father and uncle were members of Mento bands. He was surrounded by the plucking of banjo strings and the pulsating rumble of the rumba box which echoes the story telling melodic flow of the folk based music.
The talented singer and songwriter foray into music was inevitable. These formative years coupled with his love for the music of Bob Marley Luciano ,Alton Ellis and other reggae stalwarts shaped his outlook and appreciation for authentic and deep rooted sounds of music with a message. It is only natural that Singing Vernon would be a defender in the army of Jah Music using roots reggae as his vehicle to deliver the positive message of Ras Tafari, love, life and healing.
Ever since his debut on Wake Up Call morning programme with Ron Muschette on Irie Fm Radio his music been resonating well in the hearts of his fans across the world. Through his label Outa Town Records and collaborations with music producers across the continents of Africa Europe and America his catalogue has been growing immensely. His debut album My Mission and songs such as Simple life, Don’t You Worry, Babylon You Due, Reggae BandWagon and Golden Plan are some of the classic recordings powering his reach . Three continents thus far has been touched by the magic of Singing Vernon infectious performance. He has graced many stages across Jamaica .He toured the West Coast of the USA and also done several show in Europe and Guyana.
He is on track to release a new EP Simple Life and new music videos. Brick by brick, he is surely cementing his presence and building the vision he had of performing in an arena with a full head of grey like Burning Spear and other reggae journeymen . Making music and sharing his healing message is destiny for Singing Vernon .There is no race or haste when the mission is doing Jah works.
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Press and testimonials
Pound for pound Singing Vernon one of the best roots-conscious reggae to come out of Jamaica in 20+ years!! The man is on his way to be a heavyweight international reggae champion!! - Ras Simon Music Promoter California
The soul rebel from Santa Cruz,. He possess the flavour for the European market - Howard Hendricks- Journalist North Coast Times