TOP PRODUCERS AND DIRECTORS TO WORK WITH MAGNUM WINNERS
Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall has set the Caribbean television world alight. With only two weeks of live shows remaining, Weekenz Bistro and Bar has had to put in additional measures to accommodate the large crowds that converge on the venue every Saturday night to watch the young princes and princesses perform.
The crowning of the ultimate king and queen of dancehall will be on the 19th of April and all the contestants left are excited about winning the grand prize. The winners of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall will win half a million dollars in cash, a lucrative video with renowned video directors, and a music production deal with top producers who will produce their single release.
These prizes will ensure that the winners of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall are able to start their music careers in fine style.
Several well known producers have come on board to give the future Magnum King and Queen of Dancehall the opportunity to ‘buss‘ big on the dancehall stage.
Cordell ‘Scatta‘ Burrell has taken on the responsibility of being the main producer guiding the future King and Queen of dancehall on their journey to musical stardom. ‘Scatta‘, credited with launching the careers of dancehall kingpins such as Ce’cile and Aidonia has an impressive resume. With simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 charting of four songs on his ‘Coolie Dance Riddim‘ and a production repertoire that is envied by many of the top producers in dancehall, ‘Scatta‘ is well placed to take on the role of main producer for the future winners of the competition.
The ultimate Magnum King and Queen of Dancehall will also have their debut video produced by Jay Will and Kimala ‘Lala‘ Bennet. Jay Will is one of the most respected directors on the dancehall scene today; boasting quality production of an international standard including Kanye West’s, Through The Wire, Shaggy’s Church Heathen, Beenie Man’s Dreaming Of You, Mr. Vegas’ Hot Wuk, T.O.K’s Footprints, Voicemail’s Wacky Dip and numerous others.
Not to be outdone is ace director Kimala ‘Lala‘ Bennet who, despite being relatively new to the business has done some impressive work so far. Gaining experience from working with the likes of internationally known directors Paul Hunter, Little X and Chris Robinson, Bennet has been credited with creating some of the most cutting edge videos in the reggae and dancehall genre and is one of the most sought after of film directors in Jamaica today. Many of Jamaica’s top artistes have credited Kimala with delivering for them visually pleasing videos to compliment their music including Cezar, Allaine, Baby Cham, Chuck Fenda and Sanjay to name a few.
Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall is committed to equipping the winners of the competition with the tools to take the dancehall world by storm and has put in the necessary arrangements to ensure that this commitment if fulfilled. Remember to tune in on April 19th for the grand finals of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall on TVJ at 9pm.