As the race for the political dominance tightens, one Dancehall act isn’t impressed by the shenanigans and that’s Unknown Gringo.
Jamaica’s election day is approximately 3 weeks away, September 3rd, 2020 and the Dancehall dubplate campaigns are at an all time high.
A dubplate is a customized original single which is then converted to a political advert which is widely seen as a ploy to convert listenership into votes!
Listen to political dubplate example below
On Unknown Gringo‘s latest release with Romieikon entitled ‘Survival,’ he speaks to a painful reality that most youth face in Jamaica, while enduring their fight for freedom throughout the inner cities of the beautiful island.
A poverty – stricken life infused with political duress, amplified by crime and violence which is fortified with the generations of disproportionate family structures spread island.
“Me member dis days me granny cook with the cold stove, ghetto life, yo, nuh pretty like a rose, youths a whole leep a thing we haffi fix, please don’t put you trust inna politics” sings Unknown Gringo.
Stream Survival Below
The music video for Survival depicts a traditional battle within the inner cities of Jamaica, where opportunity is scarce and negativity prevails, a scenario which is mostly hostile due to the political divide amongst residents which often times end fatally.
Fortunately here comes Unknown Gringo, A Dancehall artiste and visionary who professes a third option, which is prosperity. He foresees a Jamaica where violence and mayhem isn’t facilitated by one’s political view.
A Jamaica where love is always the answer and Jamaicans stand on a united front and values patriotism and
Survival was produced by British Linkz Ent & Desconocido Music and then independently distributed for worldwide consumption.
The Survival visuals will also be made readily available for streaming on Tidal, Apple Music & VEVO via Xclusive Management video streaming services.