Stylo G

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Stylo G
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Stylo G at Ruhr Reggae Summer 2014
Background information
Birth name Jason McDermott
Born (1985-09-15) 15 September 1985 (age 31)
Spanish Town, Jamaica
Origin South London, England
Genres Reggae fusion, electronica
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2008–present
Labels 3Beat
Associated acts Diztortion, Clean Bandit, Dillon Francis, Major Lazer, Basement Jaxx
Website stylog.co.uk

Jason McDermott (born 15 September 1985 in Spanish Town, Jamaica), better known by his stage name Stylo G, is a English reggae fusion recording artist known for his three hit singles "My Yout", "Call Mi a Leader" and "Soundbwoy". "Soundbwoy" peaked at number 18 on the UK Singles Chart. He also featured on the hit song "Come Over" by the British electronic group Clean Bandit.

Biography[edit]

McDermott's family relocated to England at the age of 12, following the murder of his father, artist and producer Poison Chang. He currently resides in South London.[1]

Music career[edit]

2013–present: Breakthrough[edit]

On 26 May 2013 he released the single "Soundbwoy", his first UK Top 20 single. The song also reached number 29 in Scotland. In 2014, he appeared on the Clean Bandit song "Come Over" which peaked at number 45 on the UK Singles Chart. In September 2014 he was nominated for a MOBO Award in the Best Reggae Act category.[2]

Discography[edit]

Stylo G at Ruhr Reggae Summer 2014

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[3]
SCO
[4]
"Summer Is Back" 2012 Non-album singles
"Press Up"
"Mama (Give Me a Call)" 2013
"Soundbwoy" 18 29
"Badd"
"Move Back" 2014 81
"Call Mi a Leader" 157
"My Number 1"
(featuring Gyptian)
2015 45
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[3]
BEL
(FL)

[5]
GER
[6]
"Come Over"
(Clean Bandit featuring Stylo G)
2014 45 [A] 76 New Eyes
"We Make It Bounce"
(Dillon Francis featuring Major Lazer and Stylo G)
Money Sucks, Friends Rule
"Shizam"
(Zed Bias featuring Stylo G and Scrufizzer)
Non-album single
"Bike Engine"
(Jacob Plant and Stylo G)
2016 Non-album single

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Come Over" did not enter the Ultratop 50, but peaked at number 7 on the Flemish Ultratip chart.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yates, Kieran (16 May 2013). "Why Stylo G's Soundbwoy is set to light up the summer". theguardian.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Jackson, Kevin (2014) "5 For MOBO Reggae", Jamaica Observer, 24 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014
  3. ^ a b "Clean Bandit featuring Stylo G". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Peak positions for singles in Scotland:
  5. ^ a b "Discografie Stylo G" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Discographie Stylo G" (in German). charts.de. Media Control. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 

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