Exodus Never Fails to Deliver


By: Jodi-Kaye Watson
Photography By: Milton Raynor


The patrons who attended Exodus on Friday 6, 2008 left satisfied and blessed. Exodus brought out some of the best gospel reggae artistes. The line up was commendable.


The crowd saw the talented Tia Tamari who was a member of the group Perpetual Praise. Carlene Davis; one of the veterans in the business rocked the house with her performance and her hit "This Island Needs Jesus".


From one talented artiste to another, that's how the organizers kept the flow going. Young Omari did several songs but his hit "Tell Me a Who" got everyone in the crowd rocking and singing. The show was not just centered on singing and deejaying but the crowd also received ministering from the talented dance group Praise Academy of Dance who are currently celebrating their 15th Anniversary.


Kevin Downswell, Ryan Mark, Prodigal Son, Junior Tucker and Moses all set the show ablaze with their music. Kevin Downswell gave a spiritual performance, doing songs like "Stand" and "Close to You". Ryan Mark did a very personal set telling us about the passing of his child. He did the songs "God Have Me Back", "Tell The Devil No" and he also brought a new song from his new album "Tabernacle" called "Everything Happens for a Reason" which was dedicated to his daughter.


Prodigal Son, who is known as the Radikal Christian and who is also know to give an energetic performance did not fail to deliver. From his entrance unto the stage to his departure the crowd was on fire. He did songs like "Blessing" and "Lava Ground" which is a song that can make any crowd become alive.


Junior Tucker and Moses were the two artistes left before the man who everyone wanted to see. Junior Tucker, who is also another veteran in the business, got a good response from the audience. Moses who is known for giving an energetic and spiritual performance did just that. He did songs "Pray", "Only they That Feels It Knows", and gave us his testimony before leaving the stage.


Now it was the moment everyone was anticipating. It was time for Kirk Franklin! Kirk Franklin and his singers never failed to deliver as they kept giving us hit after hit and the crowd knew all the songs. Kirk Franklin and his band were the perfect act to close the show.