Luciano and Etana in Manchester  

Luciano is a legendary Jamaican roots reggae artist and has received numerous awards including 'Most Spiritual and Educative Singer' and Mandela's 'Most Cultural Artist'. He even received a plaque from the Jamaican government to encourage him in the work he is doing[citation needed]. He was awarded the Order of Distinction in the rank of Officer on October 15, 2007, in recognition of his contribution to reggae music. Luciano's music is influenced by Stevie Wonder, Frankie Paul and late reggae singer Dennis Brown. It was later on that he changed his stage name to Luciano while often being referred to as "Jah Messenjah" and also at around that time collaborating with Fattis Burell's Xterminator label where he developed his conscious roots aspect. After recording several LP's for Burell he recorded a set for Island records before starting an independent career recording. Luciano's most recent work to date is his album 'Jah Words' (released worldwide April 26 2005 on the RAS record's label) which features such singles like the romantic 'Angel Heart' and the political 'Cry for Justice', the album also features his heavenly single with a distinctive thumping dancehall beat named 'Why Should I' with backup vocals by Shelene Thomas, Luciano even recorded a video for 'Why Should I' not widely know commercially but notably a dancehall classic like many.

On the bill Luciano was joined Etana an internationally renowned artist with an ever growing collection of prestigious music awards ranging from “Female Vocalist Of The Year 2007-2009” to “Most Admired Female Artist” Reggae singer/ songwriter Etana has struck a cord with the masses and like any beautiful melody she's winning the hearts of the people one song at a time. Spirited in her approach to communicate unfitting and inspirational messages to the youth she's been described by critics as the truth, one who will bring about real change with her powerful and captivating voice that at times seems flawlessly pure. Rebellious in her approach to denote systematic oppression against all races Etana takes pride in being an artist, she feels strongly that her responsibility is to express positive vibrations in her music and from this she will gracefully admit to staying the course. Born Shauna McKenzie Etana spent her youthful days playing in the hillside community of August Town situated in the South Eastern side of Jamaica.

A hardened fan of Reggae, Pop, Hip Hop and Jazz Musicians she found inspiration in Whitney Houston, Lauren Hill, Jill Scott, Sizzla Kalongi, Marcia Griffiths and the legend Bob Marley all of who eventually gave the then academic the will to explore a new and potentially more suited career in Music. In 2000 after making a tuff decision to prematurely exit college Etana attempted a shot at stardom when she joined a girl group by the name "GIFT" which was being courted by Universal Records. A few well deserved awards in the bag Etana took home Best Female Vocalist at both the Excellence in Music & Entertainment (EME) Awards and the IRIE FM Radio Awards not to mention an award for Best Solo Female Reggae Vocalist copped at the 1st annual Reggae Academy Awards for which she had nominations in 3 separate categories. On June 17th Etana made history by releasing her debut album “The Strong One” which won the coveted “Album Of The Year” Award at the 2009 EME Awards. Etana is boldly taking on the world of music with the help of her management team at Solid Agency. Owner of Free Mind Music / The Best Records Etana is poised to do Reggae proud.






Luciano and Etana in Manchester

                 
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Luciano and Etana in Manchester
Luciano and Etana in Manchester
Luciano and Etana in Manchester
Luciano and Etana in Manchester
 
 
Luciano and Etana in Manchester
Luciano and Etana in Manchester
Luciano and Etana in Manchester
Luciano and Etana in Manchester
 

 


 

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