ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Steins new EP (0000000) will be released on the 31st of January 2020. The EP is produced by Soundbankmusic and consists of 12 tracks. The first single released and promoted on the EP is titled ”Soh man fi live”. The EP has been recorded in Soundbankmusic studios located in Stockholm, Sweden where Stein currently resides. Soundbankmusic studio is newly constructed and modern live band facility, where many artists such as Jah Cure, Chris Martin, Govanna, I-Octane, Agent Sasco and many more have all recorded. The producer of the EP is Denzil Williams who also resides in Stockholm. This album will be distributed by xxxxxx, and will be promoted trough a music video that is also produced in Sweden by xxxxxx.
Stein (initially Einstein) is the performing moniker of Jamaican dancehall vocalist and songwriter Jermaine Shaw. His music is primarily geared toward lifestyle and party. He also has grittier material, heavy with gun talk. Stein began performing at an early age, and was nicknamed Einstein by his cousin. He began releasing singles during the mid-2000s and worked with producers such as Stephen McGregor, Jordan McClure, and David Hayle. After breaking out with 2007’s “Calibre,” he toured Europe for the first time in 2008 and built an international fan base. He guested on Major Lazer’s 2009 debut Guns Don’t Kill People. Lazers Do, released the single “Killing Time” with dubstep/drum’n’bass producer Noah D, and wrote songs for Bounty Killer and Beenie Man. In 2012, he signed a management deal with Caribbean music distributor Fox Fuse and formed a label called New Planet Records. He continued releasing numerous singles ranging from soca to lovers rock, and issued full-lengths All or Nothing (2013), Determination (2015), and My Story: The Next Chapter (2017).
On the 14thFebruary 2020 Christopher Martins single “Lovers” will be released as a contribution to Valentines Day. Lovers was recorded in Soundbankmusic recording studio based in Stockholm, Sweden during Christopher Martins Europe 2019.
Christopher Oteng Martin (born 14 February 1987) is a reggae/dancehall singer and songwriter from St. Catherine, Jamaica. Martin won Digicel’s Rising Stars in 2005 (the Jamaican version of American Idol) and is best known for the songs “Cheaters Prayer”, “I’m a big deal” “Let her go”, and “Is it love”. Born in Back Pasture, St. Catherine, 14 February 1987, to Cleveland and Maxine Martin, Martin attended the Watermount All-Age School and later went on to graduate from St. Jago High School. During high school years, he developed a love for dramatic arts and sports. In 2003, Martin graduated with various awards and accolades. After winning the Digicel Rising Stars competition, Martin participated in Digicel’s Christmas promotion in 2005. His debut single “Love Is All We Need” formed part of the promotional campaign. Martin became the first Digicel Rising Stars Alumni to have a hit single on the charts in Jamaica. Shortly after, he won the Digicel Rising Stars title in 2005.
In 2013, Martin signed to VP Records. In April 2016, he toured Zimbabwe and performed live on stage alongside D’Major and several Zimbabwean singers, including Winky D. This show took place at Glamis Arena in Harare and was a success.