Jamaican Reggae Artist – Mackie Conscious – lends his voice to U.S.A Habitat for Humanity Project
Jamaica Reggae Artist Mackie Conscious always excited to lend his services for a worthy cause. Mackie was recently approached by; Habitat for Humanity CEO Guy Amato regarding a project being produced by ReggaeTing radio Host Steve Edwards. After learning the benefits for the projected people of such project, Mackie agreed to allow Habitat for Humanity to use his song ?JAH is right on Time? and the ?Trod down Rhythm?.Steve Edwards of, Las Vegas Nevada was working on a project for Habitat for Humanity after hearing all the positive vibes surrounding Mackie Conscious and his performance at the 5th Summit of Americas held in Trinidad and Tobago;approached Mackie about using his Rhythm and song ?JAH is Right on Time.? Mackie?s resolve continues to be to use his music in a positive way to help others.Mackie says, “to serve in a positive manner through my music is always an honor; I am elated that I was approached, Jah is certainly always on time. It is gratifying to sign on to a project that will benefit hundreds.”With all the legality issues aside, the project proceeded forth with Mackie on board. Steve Edwards the host of a ReggaeTing radio show is collaborating with Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas Nevada producing the CD by various local and Jamaican Reggae artists called “A New Day.”Steve is presently in negotiations with VP records out of New York for worldwide distribution.The CD will feature some of today?s best Las Vegas and Jamaican Reggae Artists such as: Bob David, Kronik, Michael Black, Mikey Gits, One Pin Short, Mackie Conscious, Luciano, Warrior King, Natural Black, Etana, Richie Spice, Duane Stephenson and Tarrus Riley.All proceeds from the CD will go to Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas with the goal to sell one hundred thousand copies.“This is a wonderful effort by local musicians to support working families in our community,” said Guy Amato, President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas. “Steve has been persistent in his efforts to get this project launched and we are looking forward to the CD?s release and supporting local concerts and events to promote the effort.”Money raised by the CD sales will be used for the construction of homes in Clark County. Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas is scheduled to complete 12 new homes by the end of 2009.