October 13, 2020 | Vision Newspaper |
Reggae / Dancehall recording artist Richie Flo has released his debut album “Life, Love & Music”. The album is a fusion of Reggae, Dancehall, R&B and Pop genres that are simmered into a stew of new sounds and will take you on a journey that showcases his versatility.
Richie Flo’s 14 track album features guest appearances by Ras Penco and Cario on “Hard Times”, a story of the artists growing in Jamaica from a life of poverty. Canadian songstress, Ms Paige, is featured on “Control Me”, the playful, yet suggestive lyrics penned by Richie Flo coupled with the vocal stylings of Ms Paige make for a flavourful collaboration that is sure to strike a chord in the hearts of fans. Richie Flo also teamed up with legendary producer, Christopher Birch, to create a thought-provoking dancehall anthem, “Nah Tek No Program”. The song speaks on the need to be spiritually and mentally strong in the face of adversities. Antiguan-Canadian producer, Mike Payne, based in Toronto produced the instant classics, “Favourite Kush” and “Fall In Love”. Richie Flo produced the crowd-pleaser “Baby”. A modern dancehall/Ska song about an attractive woman who makes a man go crazy. Deano Dean from Saint Thomas, Jamaica produced “Chop Dem Off”. A song about keeping away from insincere people. Izaak Wapachee produced nine songs on the album. Izaak, who is of Cree and Dutch heritage, adds to the dynamics of the album with the production of an impressive mix of genres, “Fimi Time Come” Trap/Dancehall, “Sing A Song”, “Innocent” and “Girls Love Me Bad” are Dancehall songs with Hip Hop influences. “You Can Make It” is a mixture of Pop and Dancehall, which speaks about having self-confidence in order to succeed. “Expectations”, a blend of Dancehall/R&B, is a look into the struggles confronted by youths today especially in Jamaica and other third world countries.
“Life, Love & Music” was released on July 19, 2019, by Adyktve Entertainment; a record label owned by Richie Flo. The album is distributed by Tunecore and is available on all online music retailers, such as iTunes, Tidal, and Amazon as well as all online streaming platforms.
“I hope you enjoy the songs, as much as I enjoyed making them” Richie Flo
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