The Smirnoff Dream Week is set to kick off in fine style with its first-ever concert in Negril.
This Dream concert will be on Wednesday, August 1, Jamaica's Emancipation Day, at Cayenne Beach on Negril's seven-mile strip. It will consist of an electrifying set of live performances officially dubbed Dream Live. Headlining the show will be none other than dancehall's hottest sensation, Popcaan.
Popcaan has risen to stardom in a relatively short space of time and is now one of the hottest acts in Jamaica.
When asked how he felt about being a part of this historic staging, he said, "The summer vibes gonna be maddd! Right now, di whole place a seh fry yiy, and di whole place a seh Dream! I am looking forward to this show. First time Dream's doing a concert and a whole week of parties, so it's a good look for me to be on the show. Pure fry yiy vibes we bringing for the girls and the hot skullz. We say raving straight for the whole week of Dream, so it gonna be madddd!"
He added, "Since a lot of my fans will be here from all over the world, my performance is going to be a mix of a Jamaican show and the shows we do overseas, so it's a mix of the whole catalogue for all the fans. It's gonna be a big weekend an just a good vibe for our country Jamaica, too."
When asked if there would be any special surprises for the fans during the weekend, Popcaan said, "Right now, we are working on a lot of new music every day, so do look out for a few new songs in Negril. Right now, I'm starting work on my album to be released later in the year, but in the meantime, on August 1, for Jamaica's historic Emancipation Day, I'll be doing all my hit singles at the Dream Live concert - Dream, Gangsta City, Clarks, Never Fear Dem, Clean, So Bad, Ravin, Party Shot. We gonna have some merchandise for the fans, too."
Veteran concert promoter and Dream Entertainment Director Solomon Sharpe said, "We are extremely happy that we are able this year to put together a concert of this magnitude. the timing is right. Jamaica 50 means we will do a week-long celebration. Dream Entertainment not doing 11 events and there is no better way to kick off the week of our national festival than to bring that live dancehall concert element that we all love to the heart of party central - Smirnoff Dream Weekend. We have a few more dancehall stars to confirm in the coming weeks, and we will be announcing our full line-up soon. di party shottt!"
Smirnoff Dream Weekend is an official national festival and will take place from Wednesday, August 1, to Monday, August 6. It will feature 11 parties during the day and night. For more info log on to www.negrildreamweekend.com, or on facebook www/facebook.com/dreamentertainmentja.