Working assiduously on becoming a household name in Jamaica, while carving out his own niche internationally. Dancehall recording artiste Omar Forsythe more popularly known by his moniker ‘Jay-5Flow’, has been creating waves on the international scene in recent years.
So impacting has been his presence in North America that it landed him a nomination in the Reggae Category, at the 2014 instalment of the prestigious Grammy Awards for the hit single ‘Tick Tack’, featured on his debut album ‘Dancehall Macarena’. Produced on the Hot Boxxx Entertainment imprint, the album also featured ‘Shake It Señorita’, another noteworthy offering orchestrated by three times billboard producer, Minto Pierre.
No stranger to the dancehall scene, the Jamaican born California based Jay-5Flow set to release his official visuals for ‘Me Doh Play’ in the days ahead, has worked with a myriad of international acts including; Foxy Brown, Ky-Mani Marley, Beenie Man, Gyptian, Warrior King, Konshens and Kranium. The burgeoning star credits Spragga Benz as one of his mentors under whose tutelage he toured extensively honing his craft in the process.
Despite his international achievements, Jay-5Flow says he also wants to make an indelible mark regionally hence the reason for broadening his focus to incorporate the Caribbean market.
“They say a king is never crown in his own country, so that’s why we have to go out there as ambassadors and do it internationally and let the people see our capabilities. As a Jamaican it is very important to remain grounded to my roots hence, going forward I will be placing a lot of emphasis on the local and regional markets.” – Jay-5Flow intimated.
Steadily broadening his network of local industry players the deejay his gearing up to unleash an aggressive promotional campaign around his latest effort ‘Me Noh Play’ produced by Big Zim Records.
Watch Jay-5Flow ‘Me Noh Play’ Music Video Below.