Monday, April 18, 2016

Duane Stephenson Ground Breaking Appearance in Nicaragua

Noted Reggae crooner Duane Stephenson recently returned from a short four gig performance stint in Niaragua where he visited states rarely seen by international performers.  The artiste sojourned at major events in Managua and Bluefields; while making history in Corn Island and Puerto Cabezas as the first ever performance of a Jamaican Reggae artiste and the area's second ever international artiste performance, the first being Lucky Dube in 2006.

"It was my first time performing in Nicaragua, as Reggae is an immersing genre there in general, and for Corn Island and Puerto Cabezas it was a pleasure being the Jamaican pioneer performer. The response was great for all four events and even with a change of venue for one event the people still came out in large numbers" Duane explained.

With such a successful set of appearances plans are already in place to revisit the Spanish speaking country in June of this year. Duane himself was impressed by the love of Dancehall and Reggae music by predominantly a Spanish speaking people.

"The people were singing along to my tracks and knew the words to a lot of songs from Jamaica especially Danccehall, it was really great feeling being there as a Jamaican artiste and seeing our influence" Duane noted.

Duane Stephenson continue to promote singles off his latest album entitled, Dangerously Roots while in the studio working on a fourth album expected to be released later this year.

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