For Immediate Release
|Title:||Rapper T-Pain Added To Reggae Sumfest Line-Up|
CaribPR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 3, 2008: Rapper T-Pain hasb been added to the 2008 line-up of Jamaica’s best, the world`s greatest reggae show – Reggae Sumfest 2008.
T-Pain made his debut in the winter of 2005 with his debut Rappa Ternt Sanga. His first single “”I’m Sprung”" (2005) detailed the maddening joy of finding a new love.
This was followed by the enticing second single “”I’m N Luv (Wit A Stripper) which was followed in 2007 by Epiphany.
T-Pain will be part of the grand finale on July 19 th . Rap meeting reggae is not a new phenomenon for Sumfest organizers. Lil Wayne has also been added to international night this year, set for Montego Bay , Jamaica on Friday July 18. The Cash Money Records emcee is set to thrill fans ahead of his hometown performance in New Orleans in October to hits like `Tha Block is Hot,` `500 Degreez,` `Tha Carter` and `Tha Cater II` and `Lollipop.`
Last year rapper and actor, LL Cool J thrilled fans and the bet is on to see if Lil Wayne and T-Pain can top that response.
Lil Wayne will join R&B singer, Keyshia Cole, known for hits like `Should A Let You Go,` `Heaven Sent` and `I Remember,` at International night and will also share the stage with reggae`s conscious voices, Richie Spice, Coco Tea, Queen Ifrica, Lutan Fyah and the almost soulful, Terry Linen.
But the dancehall stars are set to bring their own excitement to this year`s event. Heating things up on July 17th will be D’Angel, the former wife of dancehall star Beenie Man, who is also set to play dancehall night.
The two join a long list of exciting performers, including Bad Boy Records` Elephant Man, Bounty Killer, Voice Mail, Macka Diamond, Vybz Kartel, Harry Toddler, Busy Signal, Munga Honourable, Ninja Man, Busy Signal, Wayne Marshall, Assassin, Mavado and Konshens & Alley Cat.
Sumfest wraps up on Saturday, July 19th with performances from reggae greats, including John Holt and Beres Hammond as well as Tarrus Riley, Rootz Underground and Etana as well as T-Pain.
Reggae Sumfest will kick-off again this year with an annual beach party on July 13th. It is by far the most successful event on the entertainment calendar in Jamaica and recently earned ‘Promoter of the Year’ and ‘Concert of the Year’ at the 27th Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards on May 4. The dancehall concert is set to be streamed live this year for the first time on its website www.reggaesumfest.com.
For travel packages and more information, log on to www.reggaesumfest.com. This year’s sponsors include Air Jamaica , the Jamaica Tourist Board, Digicel, Ocean Spray and Jamrock Magazine.