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GALAWASP BUZZES IN THE DANCE WITH ‘SEX IN THE CITY’ Denham Town-born dancehall artiste Galawasp is on the verge of a major commercial breakthrough given the buzz around his latest single and video, Sex in the City. “The song is getting a lot of Internet buzz, and it just start get some rotation on the radio. I am also releasing a video for the song this week, the girls dem love it, dem a work with it, dem love off mi image and mi feel that this is the song that ah go put me out in the world in a real way,” Galawasp said.
The single samples the melody of Papa San’s ‘Lawd Mi Caan Tek It No More’, however, Galawasp has a more explicit intention as he extols the physical virtues of a female.
“Whenever I perform the song, at any dance and at any stage show, mi guaranteed a forward fi this song, Sex in the City shot. Just check out the video on youtube,” he said.
Born Akeem Davis on the May 1,1989, he grew up in the tough streets of Denham Town, West Kingston. Galawasp used his experiences growing up to influence his particular brand of street music. He started showing interest in music at age 9 when he would hang around the sound system equipment, studying the moves and slangs of the selectors.
Soon after, he began to compose his own lyrics, seeking out all the major studios in Kingston. He recorded his first single at 12 after impressing Computer Paul, a renowned producer/ engineer. At first he made Computer Paul’s Boot Camp his home but then other producers saw his talent and began sending beats his way.
Galawasp’s fame began to grow and he quickly became a hometown favourite after a brilliant performance at the popular West Kingston Jamboree show where he earned several forwards. The following year, he landed a gig on ‘Champions in Action’ held each August, impressing among some of the giants in the industry even without a major hit under his belt. The following year, he made the decision to leave the Boot Camp to pursue his dreams. “I am extremely grateful for the time, patience, effort, opportunity and support Computer Paul afforded me but I had to continue my journey,” he said. In the ensuing years, Galawasp honed his craft as an entertainer to a fine edge, and has branched off in other areas as he has begun creating his own beats, and is now an accomplished studio engineer. Galawasp’s popular beat to date is the Dutty Money Riddim, which is also the riddim that gave him his first major hit, aptly titled, ‘Come in Dutty Money’ featuring Ras Fraser Jr. which did well in the Caribbean market and Europe in 2010. Soon after, he made his first appearance on a stage outside of Jamaica as a headline act on a weekly event called Stingaz Sunday in Antigua. “I gained a lot of exposure and the experience from that event, and it introduced me to a new audience, and motivated me to go even harder,” he said. He knows that dancehall is waiting for a fresh bolt of inspiration, and diversity. He believes that this latest single, Sex in the City, will propel him to the forefront of the new dancehall movement. “ The world wants to know Galawasp and what I really have to offer. Just like how I sing in my song, Life Change, I want my life to reflect the change I sing about. Mi a go straight to the top," he said.
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