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Singing Sweet scores two radio hits with 'Caan Get Over You' and 'Not a Bad Thing' - booking 3951518

Singing Sweet scores two radio hits with 'Caan Get Over You' and 'Not a Bad Thing' - booking 3951518

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Reggae artiste Singing Sweet believes that comebacks are possible, especially given the trend where international rappers are revisiting the big dancehall hits of the 90s. BOOKING 1(876) 3951518. 

 

He says that he has been approached by overseas rappers to remix his voice from his breakout cover hit, 'When I See You Smile' in 1992.

 

"A rapper out of 50 Cents camp did a remake of the song for a mixtape late last year, plus I have been approached by local dancehall artistes who want to do a remake of the song. Overseas, you have huge artistes like Chris Brown doing over a Red Rat song," he said. 

 

He also pointed to remakes such as a top 20 Billboard hit for rapper Torrey Lanez who sampled Tanto Metro and Devonte's 'Everyone Falls in Love', and the remake of 'Who Am I' by England-based rappers, Krept & Konan's which received over 40 million views on YouTube and also featured American singer Jeremih.

 

"All it takes is one international artiste doing a great remake of the song and your fan base is reactivated," he said. 

 

He is generating a lot of buzz with a pair of new singles, 'Caan Get Over You' and 'Not a Bad Thing' featuring Chino McGregor. 

 

"The response I have been getting has been incredible over the past month, this week, Big A dropped the 'Caan Get Over You' three times straight on the radio and mi phone just blow up, big respect to Digital Chris who ah help buss the song, HITZ FM, Suncity, Klas, RJR, and every selector and disc jockey who ah mek the ting happen," Singing Sweet, whose given name is Paul McFarlane, said. 

 

 

The single, 'Caan Get Over You', which is released on the Sweet Music label, has already charted on the FIWI Choice top ten charts which airs on CVM. A video for 'Not a Bad Thing' is now in rotation on RE and HYPE TV.

 

"Mi love the response mi a get inna the streets, the songs dem a play, 'Caan Get Over You' has been added to mix tapes for Don Kingston, and Dotcom, so right now the promotion ah gwaan good," he said. 

 

Singing Sweet is known for the hit covers of the singles, 'Oh Donna', a Richie Valens original, and 'When I See You Smile' which was an international smash hit for rock band Bad English.

 

He is booked to perform at a couple of club shows in New York, Boston, and Miami during the next couple of shows. He also has tentative offers for a couple of Summer festivals this Summer.  

 

Fans can contact him on Twitter @singingsweet876.

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