BY IYABO AINA
After releasing a single, “Rude Boy” early this year, Kingsley Eno Osagie, “the Mr Big man, C-Krit”, and “ Coat of many Colours” crooner, popularly known by his artistic name as Winning Jah is due to release another Ska reggae riddim titled “Living in Fire” to keep track with his campaign against social vices.
Winning Jah uses music as his vehicle to preach against terrorism, kidnapping and other social vices. And being a Rastafarian, the rising reggae star has chosen ‘social awareness’ as the theme for his music this year. In fact, last year, when he released his debut album, “Nouveau Business”, an 11 tracker album, his fans were at visibly home with his music which draws inspiration from music legends such as Peter Tosh, Fela Kuti, Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff.
The rising reggae star, however, promised to live up to his billing, releasing hit songs after hit like you never heard before.” Ihe describes himself as “ the voice of the voiceless” adding that he used his singles to address social issues.
His recent track ” Coat of many Colours” from the album Nouveau Business, went viral on the internet, when it was released last year. The song was arranged by the multiple award pop music winner Enaruna Edosomwan, also known as “NaXis De Genexis”. Popularly called by his stage name NaXis DG, the Edo State-born singer was recently signed to VP Records, VPAL parent record.