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JAM | Jun 1, 2023

Jahmali’s ‘Pleasant Place’ is an extraordinary homage to reggae music

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International recording artist Jahmali, who has released his first album in 9 years, proves that time nor space can impact his delivery of a groundbreaking body of work.

 The new 17-track album, “Pleasant Place,” is a testament to Jahmali’s musical diversity as well as a homage to Reggae, the genre that made Jamaica a global music hub.

The extraordinary “Pleasant Place,” sees Jahmali taking listeners on a journey full of captivating music with themes of empowerment, self-awareness and spiritual awakening. Jahmali’s impactful vocals perfectly adorn the well-curated “Pleasant Place,” which has been buzzin’ since its spring release.

Garnering praise from diehard Reggae music fans, DJs and radio alike, “Pleasant Place” and a number of its offerings have notably graced a variety of music charts and playlists since its release. Infectious sounds of Roots, Rock and Reggae characterize the delightful album, which is musically and personally invigorating. The beauty of “Pleasant Place” is its diverse track listing, resulting in appeal to wide audiences.


Jahmali enlisted world-class musicians from across music genres and top-notch producers to join his songwriting and production efforts on “Pleasant Place.” Producers pegged for the album, include Addis Music, Lion Face, Supa Twitch and Jah Youth Sound, among other heavy hitters. The project’s robust sound and seamless fusion of musical styles can be attributed to the diverse contributors. The combination of Jahmali’s distinguished vocals, approach and stellar production easily thrusts “Pleasant Place” into an “Album of the Year” lane.

Already blessing fans with “On Repeat” and “Sekkle Down” ahead of the album release, these gems were buzz generators, which inspired listeners for more. While every song is a bonafide stand out, some fan favourites include, “House of My Sojourn,” “Set Free Yuh Medi,” “Eye-thiopians,” “Empowering,” and “Dancehall Avenger.” There’s truly music for everyone on “Pleasant Place.”

“The key thing I want audiences to take away from ‘Pleasant Place’ is the effect my music has on their entire state of ‘being,’ namely the way it speaks to them. I’m certain that it will,” says Jahmali passionately.

“Pleasant Place” is an example of musical greatness destined to alter the trajectory of Reggae music moving forward. On this extraordinary album, Jahmali bares his soul, proving music with meaning is still achievable.

A prominent voice on the scene since the 90s, many have come and gone since Jahmali’s emergence. Never wavering on his mission, Jahmali reaffirms his deserved and rightful place in the music landscape on this new effort. An undeniable musical force, Jahmali moves listeners from start to finish on the exceptional album.

Pleasant Place – Jahmali Track Listing

  • Set Free Yuh Medi
  • House Of My Sojourn
  • Made For A Woman
  • Empowering
  • El Shaddai (Jam)
  • Her Pleasant Place
  • Dancehall Avenger
  • On Repeat
  • When Will It Cease
  • Armageddon
  • Chapter 11 (Ashes N Dust)
  • Eye-thiopians
  • Superficial Warriors
  • Retribution
  • El Shadai (Acoustic)
  • If
  • Sekkle Down


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