Label: RAS Records - CRCJ-3034 • Format: CD Album, Sampler • Country: Japan • Genre: Reggae • Style: Lovers Rock
British born to a Jamaican Make It Up To You - JC Lodge - Revealed and English mother, J. Lodge was taken to Jamaica as a child. She was encouraged to perform in her high school concerts by classmates, and enjoyed doing so, but felt her career lay either in art or drama.
Both the songs and the singer were well received, and J. The reggae-country and western tune topped the Jamaican charts worldwide, and earned the singer gold and platinum discs in the Netherlands. Such success convinced J. Mad Professorcreated product which garnered for J. Several Jamaican artistes have sung her original compositions, and she continues to work toward having overseas artistes do likewise. Through her singing, writing, acting and artwork, J. Throughout the 90s JC consolidated her presence internationally, as far afield as Japan where she has toured numerous times enjoying great popularity.
The turnaround of say the follow-up release from Jetstar 'Reggae Country 2' featuring more covers of firm contemporary country favourites, with a reggae flavour, plus some of JC's originals in the same vein.
For JC's long-awaited new album of originals, entitled 'Passionfruit'will feature bang up-to-date rhythms, underpinned by dancehall, but with a a touch of brazilian, asian and hip-hop influences blended to enhance her Africa - Conrad Herwig - The Latin Side Of John Coltrane vocals.
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