I-Taweh – Overload

December 26, 2011

I-Taweh out of St Ann’s parish Jamaica, now resident in California, spent 17 years playing guitar and bass with marquee reggae acts like Sugar Minott, Mystic Revelation of Rastafari and Everton Blender. But all the while he was crafting his own songs and snatching some recording time here and there on the road. Following a spell in hospital in 2008 he decided to seize the day and assemble his first solo album. In an almost fairytale denouement to his story so far this self released old school roots record, of the kind received wisdom says only appeals in Europe, hit number one on Richie B’s Jamaican reggae album countdown. ‘Overload’ was officially re-launched in Jamaica last week – nearly a year after its original release.

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