JM | Jul 28, 2022

Irie Souljah declares Reggae Sumfest special

/ Our Today

Calella-born reggae artiste, Irie Souljah performing on Festival Night Two of Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay on July 23, 2022. (Photo: @ReggaeSumfestChannel)

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Spanish-born recording artiste Josep Grau Saula, better known as Irie Souljah, is still basking in his scintillating performance at the just ended two-day Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay.

Irie Souljah, who hails from Calella, a municipality in Barcelona, Spain, and has made Jamaica his home since 2014, was making his first Sumfest appearance and he did not let his fans down, reeling off some of his hit songs. He starting off with Learn and Grow, followed by his more recent releases, Thankful and Helping Hand.

The singer, songwriter and producer is looking forward to performing next year.

Speaking with Our Today about Reggae Sumfest, IrieSouljah remarked, “Definitely it’s a special show for me. It’s my first time ever at Sumfest and got to perform delivering a good set and getting good response from the crowd. I will never forget my first Sumfest, looking forward to be there again.”

It was noticeable that the Spanish-born artiste was the only one to perform without a band, indicative of his versatility and the crowd gave excellent feedback in their uproar for more.

Commenting on the immediate future, Irie Souljah is looking forward to his EP in September with seven tracks including Helping Hand, Thankful and Kiss The Sky

The upcoming EP will be a deeply reflective compilation of songs featuring a diverse array of musical genres, including dancehall, reggae and R&B. In this EP, Irie Souljah will stay true to his reggae roots and his message of love.



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