Rollie Fresh highlights female abuse


March 16, 2016
Contributed Rollie Fresh

Reggae artiste Rollie Fresh knows first-hand how women struggle with abuse.

One of his ex-girlfriends struggled to deal with abuse that she encountered in a previous relationship.

Her story, which is relatable to women all over the world who have suffered abuse, are chronicled in his latest single, Unfair. The song was released late last year, while the accompanying music video was release on March 8, which was celebrated as International Women's Day.

"The reason why I launched the music video on International Women's Day was to show my recognition and respect for every woman across the globe as this day coincides with the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women, and also the struggles that they face in our society," Rollie Fresh explained.

The song is released on the Above the Average Records imprint. The music video was shot in New York and directed by Anju Val.

Rollie Fresh, who aims to educate and entertain listeners with his music, says he hopes the message in the song will resonate with women all over.

"I am a very optimistic being and one who strives to effect a positive change globally with the message in my music," he said.

Born Dwayne Newby, he is originally from Spanish Town. He has released songs like A Nuh Every Gal Yuh Fi Pree, Leader Nah Nuh Love, Good Life, featuring Chronixx, and A Dis Dem A Fight Fah.

He has done work with production entities such as Kemistry Records, Payday Music, Brukkout Productions, Heart of Love Production and 3X 5000 Production.

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