Acclaimed Nigeria Reggae singer, Winning Jah, finally released his 4th studio album titled”Africa Inside Me”
Veteran Nigerian Reggae star, multi-instrumentalist, Philanthropist and multiple award winner, Kingsley Eno Osagie popularly known by stage name Winning Jah, recently released his 4th studio Album tittled “Africa Inside Me” under the VP Records arms VPAL Music, the album was said to be 15 tracks, a compilation of various Reggae generes, from Root Reggae, Ska, Nyabingin, Lovers rock, and dancehall to mention few, the album featured likes of reggae pioneers Stephen Marley ” son of the late legend Bob Marley, in a rebranded track of Stephen Marley “NOW I KNOW” made in Africa version, he also featured the ace most wanted African rapper DYCKOY on the track “Sea Food” the tracks was said to be explicitly free, the album was released by VP Records /VPAL music on the 24th of November 2017.
The acclaimed Nigeria King of Reggae , also a Kano State born reggae sir, notable for his previous national hit songs like “Big Man” released in 90’s with sucessful sales units,”Rude boy” and Deep Sea” which remained on official Nigeria chart for one month, also gained nomination on Amnesty International music award- Italy in 2017,
The “Emababa beat innovator has proven his unique and uncompromising talents, dabbling in various languages that enables him deliver social messages without limit,, his 2017 millestones was noted in the track “Dreams” for the first time in Nigeria reggae was used or properly sang in french language, different from what we initially heard in the past years in Nigeria, now available in all digital platforms like Itunes,amazon and more, including in physical CD audios
During our brief interview with the veteran reggae star, our editors were dumbfounded.
What advise do you have for reggae artists in Nigeria?
“Reggae is not all about ganja or dreadlocks but all about relevant messages, also know how to release your songs by firstly incorporating an ISRC metada “International standard recording code” which is very important to all professional recording artists, after your albums are been printed, you need to follow legal procedures like Legal deposit in the country’s national library, get registered with sounde xchange (Nielsen) to enable you get royalties whenever your songs get played” he said. take time in writing all your lyrics in a printed book officially with a library ISBN , this will empower your or future reggae artists read your lyrics, so simple he added.