“The advice that I will give to other artists is to don’t stop at your dream.”

Check out the interview with Ras Emmanuel exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­

Skilly: Tell us where this all began. What is your history in the music scene?
Ras Emmanuel:
A place called Jamaica W.I., the Island in the sun. My history in the music scene begins in the 90’s deejaying on sound systems.

What are the best ways to promote yourself as an artist? Any tips you can give us?
I’m a reggae artist that promotes love and happiness, music to make you feel good.

What do you ultimately want to become in your career?
I want to become an icon in my career that young people can look up to.

What is the hardest thing about being in the music business?
The hardest thing about being in the reggae music business is to get signed to a major record label.

What is it like in your city? What is the music scene like, and how is it like living there overall?
We need more reggae promoters in city. Living could be better in the city if the government helps.

What are some of advice you can give and share to other artists who are still trying to come up?
The advice that I will give to other artists is to don’t stop at your dream.

What is the best thing that’s ever happened in your career?
The best thing that happened to me in my career is when I won song of the year, “No Send No Guns To Jamiaca,” at the New Jersey Reggae Awards in the US.

What is your inspiration?
Poverty.

Do you feel anyone can be successful now in today’s world of music?
Yes, sure the doors are there to be opened.

Where can we find you on social media?
Facebook: rasemmanuel