The ‘rumours of war’ have been confirmed. Come December 26 at Jam World Portmore, Sting will be seeing a lyrical war with Hurricane vs Specialist, Deva Bratt vs Iyara, Tony Matterhorn vs Twin of Twins and KipRich vs Merciless.
Launched on Wednesday at the Wyndham hotel, the artistes and media were out to see what the greatest one-night reggae show Sting would be bringing to the table. After a long drawn, out night, four clashes were announced to which comedians Apache Chief and Sarge acted out a little of what patrons could expect. Emceed by Elva, Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange was out to show her support of the event. Grange explained that Sting would taking place near the next general election and asked the entertainers to show what friendly clashing was all about.
After words from the minister, the line-up for the night was announced. The line-up includes ‘the generals’ with Bounty Killer, Mavado, Aidonia, Spice, Gyptian and Elephant Man. In the ‘Bad Rastas’ segment, there will be I-Octane, Zamunda, Khago, I-Wayne, Etana, Teflon and Chuck Fenda. Representing the ’5 Young Generals’ is Popcaan, Jah Vinci, among others, and ‘Generation Next’ will feature Tommy Lee, Flexxx, T’Nez, Raine Seville, Lisa Hyper, Ikaya and more.
The Sting brand has expanded this year to include a number of other events round the date and leading up to it. Sting Face-Off Wednesdayz will happen every Wednesday night at Club Riddim where young artistes will battle lyrically to perform on Sting. Prior to Sting will be Candy Cane held on Christmas Day at Club Riddim, on the 27th Skinz Dripping Wet at Sugarman’s
Beach and more.
SOURCE – Jamaica StarTweet