Alozade

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Alozade
Birth nameMichael Sterling
OriginKingston, Jamaica
GenresDancehall, reggae

Michael Sterling, better known as Alozade, is a dancehall and reggae deejay notorious for his use of profanity.[1] He has performed at the biggest Jamaican reggae festivals Sumfest and Sting[2] as well as at the German Splash! festival in 2001.[3]

He had his first success in 1999 with "Street Dreams", released on Byron Murray's In The Streets label.[4] He had a major Jamaican hit in 2000 with "Bad Man Nuh Pet Gal".[4]

He began working as a producer for his own South Block label, having hit singles in 2004 with Capleton ("Inna Her Heart") and Elephant Man ("Keeping it Jiggy").[4]

In 2004, he toured Europe, performing in countries such as Italy, France, Hungary, Belgium, Norway and Switzerland.[2]

In November 2012 he released the single "Justice", calling for an end to the rapes which he viewed as "plaguing Jamaica".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Troubled times for Alozade - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM". Archived from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 6 July 2007.
  2. ^ a b YardFlex.com: Alozade Turns Up The Heat - 'Bad Out Deh'
  3. ^ "Germaican Observer - Interview: Alozade". Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2007.
  4. ^ a b c d "Alozade cries for Justice", Jamaica Observer, 10 November 2012, retrieved 10 November 2012

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