Beenie Man and Brothers Posse Concert in Port-au-Prince
- Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:48 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Jamaican singer Beenie Man, King of dance hall, is expected this weekend in Port-au-Prince to lead a concert with the group reggae Haitian Brothers Posse, Saturday, Aug. 27.
Nicknamed "The Doctor" of his real name Anthony Moses Davis, Beenie Man was born August 22, 1973 in Kingston, the capital of Jamaica. He spent his childhood in the neighborhood of Waterhouse, one of the busiest in the city. He got his start in music at the age of five years, thanks to his uncle who introduced him to Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Black Uhuru.
At eight, Davis won his first national talent competition. This victory brings him to his first meeting with the producer Henry "Junjo" Lawes, who helps his first solo record entitled "Too Fancy." At the age of 10 years, Bennie Man appears in the show "Two big sounds live, "along with the popular Dj Dillinger and Fathead.
In the years that followed, Davis released another hit called "Over the Sea" and his first album, The Invincible Beenie Man: 10 year old Deejay Wonder, produced by Bunny Lee. After a pause in his career, Beenie Man is back on the music scene at the festival Reggae Sunsplash in Jamaica in 1992.
In 1994 and 1995, he recorded several songs with Barrington Levy with "Murderer", "Two Sounds" and "Under Mi Sensi" to be a hit. Many albums and compilations of Beenie Man have been republished by publishing different from the first editions. Some of these albums are now exhausted.
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Source: Le Matin