Bounty Killer, Beenie Man to headline show
Legendary dancehall artistes Bounty Killer and Beenie Man are set to share the stage in Porus, Manchester, tonight at the Porus Primary School for an event titled 'Legends in Action'.
The event will also feature recording artistes Cocoa Tea, Dann-I, among others.
Member of the production team and veteran artiste manager, Bankeylous, told THE WEEKEND STAR that the event is expected to pull a huge turnout.
"This is a unique event and one of the first of its kind. It's rare to see these artistes perform together, and trust me, I believe the real dancehall and reggae fans will be streaming out in their thousands for this one. Promotions have been going well, and the artistes are making the necessary preparations to deliver a good performances," he said.
As for his ability to put the show together, the veteran manager said Bounty and Beenie Man are both good businessmen.
"They are both legends and they love the music. In times like these, we need good business ethics, and Beenie and Bounty are businessmen who want the best for the music business. They have two of the best musical runs in dancehall under their belt, and persons will get a chance to see why we call them legends in their own right," he said.
The manager also spoke highly of the other acts on the bill.
"Cocoa Tea is one of the strongest performers Jamaica has produced. He is always on point with his performances and consistency, so I am very pleased to have him on the line up," Bankeylous said.
"People can just expect some real good music, and I expect the artistes to touch some real issues that are affecting Jamaica as well. This is about bringing back the love to Manchester, and I want to big up all hard working police officers from the area as well."
Legends in Action will attract a fee of $500 for ladies and $800 for men, while women will be admitted to the event free before 11 p.m.