Wednesday March 7, 2012- International Reggae -Dancehall Music star Mr. Vegas launched his new double album “Sweet Jamaica” on March 6, at Mango Ranch in Kingson. The launch was successful with performances from Natel, Barrington Levy and the man of the night, performing from his album, Mr. Vegas collaborating with Luciano and Nadine Sutherland. Rory from Stone Love was the DJ for the night.
The Launch was hosted by radio personality Claudette Powell and had Mickey Bennett as guest speaker. Executive Director of Jamaica Reggae Industry Association, Charles Campbell endorsed the album and commended Mr. Vegas on his career throughout the years.
The Launch focused on the Reggae aspect of the double album. The two discs, Sweet Jamaica Reggae and Sweet Jamaica Dancehall together feature over 30 tracks including exclusive new material and some of Mr. Vegas’ recent singles. Sweet Jamaica Reggae is a fusion of Ska, Rocksteady, and foundation Reggae rhythms. Mr. Vegas shows off his singing talent on remakes of Toots and the Maytals’ classic ‘Sweet and Dandy,’ and Alton Ellis’ Rocksteady cover of Brenda Holloway’s ‘You Make Me Happy’.
Sweet Jamaica Dancehall features Mr. Vegas’ typically energetic Dancehall delivery on recent dancehall hits including the current dance-driven single ‘Bruk it Dung’and the street anthem ‘Certain Law’. Sweet Jamaica Dancehall also includes a live version of his internationally acclaimed gospel-flavoured single ‘I Am Blessed’.