June 18 | Supa Pea | Sunday, June 19th is celebrated Father’s Day in Jamaica and Abby Dallas, a national double awardee in music is warning mothers not to label all fathers as, “irresponsible, un-caring and good – for- nothing.”
” I am just annoyed and tired of hearing our women-without any form of evidence, claiming that all fathers are sperm donors and not deserving to be celebrated on Father’s Day. And, they do this, every single year, in the presence of their children.
“So guess what, the children who do not know better believe their fathers have not contributed to their up-bringing.” Abby Dallas is also concern that even those fathers, who sometimes take on the responsibilities of caring for his step- children are not celebrated.
” Then, there is the case of men who have never biologically fathered a child and takes on a father figure role to, not only give advice but help in providing food shelter, education and clothing.
Abby Dallas given name Abbygaye Dallas did not live with her father, Kenneth, but she has fond memories of him. “My dad had three of us and we all went to very good high school and achieved much to make him very proud.
Although he was a carpenter, he had worked very hard to provide for our needs. And, I cannot forget the encouragement he gave me to work hard and pursue my dreams.”
“I would like to make a special appeal to our children. If it is even a hug you can afford to give your father, hug him tight and let that special hug comes from your heart.”
Born in Duhaney Park, Kingston, she grew up in Portmore, St. Catherine.
The talented singer attended Bridgeport High and Enda Manley College for the Performing and Visual Arts where she pursued a four- year course in Music.
She won the J.C.D.C. (Jamaica Cultural Development Commission) National Best Junior Soloist award in 2005; And the national Festival Song Competition with, “Real Born Jamaican” in 2012.
Abby Dallas is now promoting two songs, ” Poppy Show ” and “One and Only” which are getting rave reviews.
Supa Pea is an award winning Entertainment Reporter with Vision Newspaper