Dancehall artiste Koven Dre believes that artistes who are based in rural Jamaica now have a better chance of making it in the music business than they did in the past.
The talented deejay who hails from Porous, Manchester cites the success of popular dancehall acts like Tommy Lee, Rygin King and Teejay who all hail from the rural city of Montego Bay as a sign that things are changing.
“Things are opening for artistes who are based in the country areas; there are many artistes coming out of Montego Bay who are doing well. If they can do it artistes based in other parts of the country can do it too. You don’t have to be in Kingston to make it anymore,” said Koven Dre.
Koven Dre is currently promoting a new single titled Prayer Up on the Dayone Link label. The song which was produced by Mandeville based Producer Don Ricky was released on iTunes on the 2nd of January.
“My new single is getting a lot of positive feedback, my team and I are working overtime to make it a hit,” he said.
Koven Dre is signed to the Mandeville based record label Dayone Link.
“Don Ricky is a good producer and manager and I am confident that under his management I will go all the way to the top of the music industry. We’re going to put Manchester on the musical map,” said the artiste.
Koven Dre was born Brandon Bartley; he’s currently a sixth form student at Belair High School in Mandeville.
He launched his recording career in February 2018 with a single titled Commanas on the Medina label.