Trinidad and Tobago-based producer Romie Rome delivers rich reggae vibes on his new compilation Heart of Love Riddim, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers from FOX FUSE. An electrifying radio personality at Trinidad’s #1 urban radio station RED 96.7 FM, Jerome “Romie Rome” Antoine delved into producing in 2014 and has been crafting hits ever since. His latest production Heart of Love Riddim is the official riddim soundtrack for the 2015 edition of Hennessy Artistry’s Reggae on the Bay, an annual reggae concert tour held in Trinidad and Tobago. The album received a coveted feature on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart, during its week of release.
Romie Rome is already known industry-wide for producing this year’s popular Jam Band Riddim, featuring the likes of soca stars Machel Montano and KES the Band. Always one to evolve his brand, Romie Rome says he cherished the opportunity to work on the Heart Of Love Riddim, after he was approached by Matthew Dasent, the man behind Hennessy Artistry’s Reggae on the Bay.
“Matthew heard us play at an event and he came to me and said he wanted to do something to revive the local reggae industry,” reveals Romie Rome. “I like to go in different directions so the project appealed to me. I reached out to certain people like Orlando Octave, and when Cutty Ranks heard the track, he said he had to get on it.”
Pulsating with six vibrant reggae gems, the Heart of Love Riddim features Trinidadian reggae and dancehall sensations King David with “Long Time Ago,” Ziggy Ranking featuring Tam Tam with “Just Ah Minute,” Sadiki with “Na Real,” and Orlando Octave alongside Jamaican dancehall icon Cutty Ranks with “Bun It,” along with the instrumental version.
Beyond music, Romie Rome believes in giving back to the community. He is a member of the Team Rosa organization, a group of young professionals that includes fellow DJs and artists, who gather their resources to give back to those in need. With the Heart Of Love Riddim in hand and his heart in a good place, Romie Rome continues to make his mark in the international scene, to the delight of music fans everywhere.
1. King David – Long Time Ago
2. Orlando Octave – Bun It Featuring Cutty Ranks
3. Orlando Octave – Bun It (Raw) Featuring Cutty Ranks
4. Ziggy Ranking – Just Ah Minute Featuring Tam Tam
5. Sadiki – Na Real
6. Romie Rome – Heart Of Love Riddim (Instrumental)