Jamaican singer and songwriter Ras-I (born Immanuel Kerr) premiered his new single “Ordinary Day” from his upcoming debut album, Tsojourna. With a soulful reggae vibe, romantic lyrics and unforgettable production by the Koastal Kings, the R&B-infused ballad is guaranteed to make you want to fall in love, or at least inspire sentimental thoughts of a loved one.
The song was written by Ras-I and produced by Koastal Kings (Shamir Walker and Keneil Delisser), with additional instrumentation by Almando Douglas, Kelsey Gonzales, Andrew Stotch, Okiel McIntyre and Zoë Brown. Gonzales, who plays bass on the song, is a member of Anderson .Paak’s band, Free Nationals. The other notable musicians have performed alongside GRAMMY-nominated and awarded acts such as Buju Banton, Shaggy and Etana.
Recently, WAKEUPSTAR* and #DownDiRoad linked up for the debut of a new series called The Process, which kicked off with a special look inside the making of “Ordinary Day” with exclusive rehearsal footage from the Reggae Nice Again show in
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#DownDiRoad is a movement founded by Duane ‘Doofy’ Phillips. The travel blog downdiroad.com was founded as a space dedicated to the exploration of Jamaica and it’s culture in all aspects; whether through it’s attractions, experiences, food, music or nightlife.
Over time, the blog has transcended into the visual space via the images & videos shared on the @downdiroadja social media pages, and via the #DownDiRoad travel & #downdiroadLIVE music series’ on Youtube.
The goal is and always will remain the same. Create a visual experience for consumers by sharing the beauty of Jamaican travel, culture, music and food. — Duane Marc, #DownDiRoad
Artwork by Solas Ink. Art Direction by Warren.
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