Posts tagged "Cheaters Prayer"

Reasoning with Christopher Martin:
“I’m a Lover from Birth”

Reasoning with Christopher Martin: "I'm a Lover from Birth"

“SssMartin” Speaks on Spearheading the Sugar Reggae Movement

Ever since winning Digicel Rising Stars way back in 2005, Christopher Martin has emerged as one of Jamaica’s premiere entertainers, topping the charts with hits like “Cheaters Prayer” and starring in the recent motion picture Destiny. But his rise to the top of the game stretches back long before he appeared on the television talent show. As he explains in an exclusive Boomshots interview, Martin started singing in church at the age of four, progressing through school choirs and glee clubs. “I sang every chance I got,” he tells Reshma B, “and it’s been niceness ever since.” The singer’s new album is due to drop on V.P. Records this October. The lead single is “Under The Influence,” a track on Anju Blaxx’s “Mildew” Riddim. He says he does in fact prefer making love under the influence—but not so much that he can’t remember the fun. Born on Valentine’s Day, Martin says he’s a “lover from birth” who understands that his core fanbase is female. “I feel like I do this type of music cause it’s real to me,” says Martin, who calls his specialty “sugar reggae” because it’s extras sweet. This coming Saturday Chris Martin will be pouring out some sugar at Reggae Sumfesr in Montego Bay. I the meantime check out the reasoning.  Video After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Christopher Martin ft. Jim Jones “Cheaters Prayer” (Official Remix)

The Capo Spits Game Over ZJ Chrome’s Cardiac Strings Riddim… While Chris Prays For Strength
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The power of “Cheaters Prayer” doesn’t just flow from its soaring melody and ZJ Chrome’s bubbling “Cardiac Strings” riddim, The song’s real magic lies in the delicate balance of the singer’s presumed innocence and his player tendencies. Is the guy really praying for strength or is he using God as an excuse for his wayward ways? That balance gets thrown into a whole new light on this new remix featuring Jim Jones. This isn’t one of those cut and splice mashup jobs, this is an official remix. The Dipset Capo’s hard-boiled Harlem game makes Martin’s lyrics sound even more innocent, but his stunts are brazen that ladies are going to view the whole argument with even more skepticism than normal. Unless it’s true that girls love the bad boys, in which case it’s all good.   Audio After The Jump…

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Christopher Martin Live Pon Radio Lily

The Singer Stops By NYC’s #1 Chill Spot And Nices Up The Strictly Boomshots Show

Christopher Martin has a lot to celebrate. His “Chill Spot” video is chilling in the top spot on the Hype TV countdown. He and Ce’Cile have a beautiful healthy two-month-old daughter. And he’s performing a rare acoustic set tonight in Brooklyn. Just before he headed to rehearsal he took time out to nice up the Strictly Boomshots show. During the interview he spoke on his latest releases, the joys of fatherhood, and how his relationship with Ce’Cile blossomed. Video After The Jump…
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