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From Ed Sheeran and Sean Paul, to Forthcoming Album feat Snoop Dogg All Roads lead to Jamaica
The 15-track album hosted by The DJ Grid was the brainchild of Sean "Kontractor"
"On one of my yearly UK trip I had the chance to meet, develop a friendship and subsequently get into music business with Jethro Sheeran, first cousin of Ed Sheeran. Ed having been influenced with the sounds of my island just seemed serendipitous for what I was trying to do" explained executive Producer Sean "Contractor"
"I've always been influenced by Caribbean music. The first set I ever did was a medley of reggae and hip-hop, Jethro wrote the raps and a reggae band from Bristol (England) called Laid Blak had a song called 'My Eyes Are Red,' which I incorporated in the medley." - Ed Sheeran for Bilboard.
The hit filled compilation includes such hits as Sean Paul "Regular Thing,", VH1 Love and Hip Hop star Safaree (Samuels) featuring Sean Kingston "Paradise"; Swiss reggae artist Cookie The Herbalist and the legendary Lee "Scratch" Perry "Eaze", Rollie Fresh and Chronixx "Good Life,", Reggae star Sizzla and Tony D "Rise Up," Mojo Morgan featuring Damian and Stephen Marley and Wyclef Jean.
"Jamaican music has always been an influence to the world and it is more so visible now-a-days at anytime on television, commercials and the airwaves. There is no denying or stopping it's prominence I guess the saying "If you can't beat them, join them" holds some truth. We are actively working on two more albums. One is Hip Hop cruises to Jamaica which is a straight hip hop album which will feature Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliott, Flo-Rida and many more. The other album we are coming out with is called tropical house cruises to Jamaica deluxe edition and this is another reggae album" - Sean "Contractor"
"Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica" was digitally released by Jamaica based Contractor Music Group and distributed by Atlanta-based Amada Records under the EAE Management Group.