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Vibes flow at Gin ‘n’ Juice

Client service manager at Factories Corporation of Jamaica Oshean KP Campbell and Kemoy Russell, compliance analyst at JMMB Ltd

Following the overwhelming turnout on the Cherry Garden Great House in St Andrew in July, the 90s house party — Gin ‘n’ Juice — returned with a bang on the Serengeti positioned at Hope Gardens on October 1.

Tons of converged on the enthralling outdoor event that promised straight music and no long talking from selectors. Patrons were taken on a nostalgic ride down memory lane with hits from the Nineteen Nineties. Richie D, Kurt Riley, and Mix Master Marvin delivered a good selection of oldies from various genres to relive the period of music that is commonly considered to be the golden age of music.

Richie D had patrons dancing up a storm to P Diddy’s I Need A Girl, Elephant Man’s Wine Like A Gypsy, and Montell Jordan’s This Is How We Do It.

“The highlight of the event was special guest Mr Lexx’s masterful performance. He served up a luxurious plate of entertainment that was eagerly lapped up by the gang. Full Hundred, Let Those Monkeys Out and Bounce A Gal were well received by the patrons. I can not pass over the DJs; additionally they did especially well and maintain a high energy throughout the night,” Gregg Smith, considered one of the event’s promoters, told the Jamaica Observer.

He explained that he was pleased with final result of the event.

“Our 90s party, Gin ‘n’ Juice never disappoints and at all times delivers. For this staging, we give patrons an intimate feeling that they’ve come and expect without an excessive amount of frills and fluff as we take it back to the times of simply great music, plenty dancing and singing,” Smith added.

Gin ‘n’ Juice was first held in 1994 at College Common in St Andrew. It’s now a calendar event.

Devarine McLean, principal of Shopfashionenira, puts her best foot forward at Gin ‘n’ Juice.
Mr Lexx
Mr Lexx (centre) hanging out with co-promoters of Gin ‘N’ Juice Kahlil Shirley (left) and Gregg Smith.
Sharleen Baker, financial advisor, JMMB, gives our cameraman a look.
(From left) CEO of Fleurdseil, Bianca Bonner; co-director of Waisted Knot, Kirsten Meeks; co-director of Waisted Knot, Shani Lawrence; and director of Travelmania Limited and owner of Pretty Suh Kirstie Robinson, capturing the vibes at Gin ‘n’ Juice.
Creative Director Patrice Levy and Managing Director at Edge MarketingSolutions David Magnus share lens time.
(From left) Nikisha Gooden, Guardsman Group property officer; Troy Frizi Smith, logistics coordinator at Fundamental Event Entertainment Group Ltd; and, Jody-Ann Byfield, managing director of Bronco Boots, at Gin ‘n’ Juice.
Adrain Moore, brand manager at Retail Seafood and CEO of BoomUp Creative Agency Shereika Myers at Gin ‘n’ Juice.

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