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Wesrok on a musical high


WHEN producer Troyton encouraged Wesrok to collaborate with dancehall artiste Masicka, the reggae-country singer said he never knew what to anticipate. He was, nonetheless, pleasantly surprised when the song, Attempt to Hold Me, soared to primary on the iTunes Top 100 Reggae Chart on September 29.

“Through the recent pandemic, I felt the necessity to explore my passion for music. I began to jot down songs about my life. Then began recording,” Wesrok told the Jamaica Observer.

Attempt to Hold Me was released on October 15, 2021.

Wesrok said the accomplishment has boosted his profession.

“That is the cream of the crop. The true test. This has placed Wesrok to the world. What more can I ask for?” he said.

Wesrok, whose given name is Percival Buddan, hails from Lavatory Walk in St Catherine. A former police officer, he accomplished masters in National Strategic Studies in 2010 on the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Manchester.

He released a seven-track EP titled Look At Me Now in early 2021. He teamed up with Laa Lee this yr on Is There A Party. The singer also had a set at this yr’s staging of Reggae Sumfest.

His other tracks include Born As A Winner, Coming Home For Christmas, Looking Back, and Poor Country Boy.

Within the meantime, he’s encouraging up-and-coming acts to remain the course as they pursue their passion.

“Imagine in yourself. Never hand over. Do good music and keep positive company,” he said.

— Kediesha Perry

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