Jah Cure's first appearance overseas


By: Joseph Cunningham
july2007-jah_cure.jpgOn August 12, 2007, Jah Cure is expected to make his first overseas appearance since being released last month. According to his manager, Allison Hunt, he will perform at The Sundance Festival in Holland. She also confirmed that news about his being scheduled to perform in the United States in upcoming months are unfounded and false.

The current "hot ticket" in reggae - Jah Cure is literally busting out all over, with an unprecedented popular winning streak that overrides the negativity of his recent unfortunate incarceration.

Born on October 11th, 1978 in Hanover, Jamaica and raised in Kingston, the talented singer was given the name Jah Cure by Reggae superstar, Capleton whom he met while growing up in Kingston. His first big break came in 1997 when he released the single "King of the Jungle" which was a duet with Sizzla. The single was produced by Beres Hammond who became Cure's mentor. He then released a steady stream of singles that won him critical and popular acclaim

In November 1998, while driving around Montego Bay, Jah Cure was pulled over by the police and arrested on rape and other charges that have been reportedly questionable and absolutely denied by Jah Cure.

While in prison, with access to recording equipment, Jah Cure released three albums and a number of singles, some of which have topped the Jamaican and foreign charts. His first album "Free Jah Cure" was released in 2000, it was followed by "Ghetto Life" in 2003 and "Freedom Blues" in 2005. More recently Jah Cure has released the singles, "Love Is", "Longing For" and "True Reflections," further showcasing his unique voice and lyrical ability.

Three days after his July 28, 2007 release from prison, Jah Cure's fourth album, "True Reflections.... A New Beginning" was released