Harry Toddler ready for Sumfest stage
Dancehall artiste Harry Toddler has hailed the promoters of Reggae Sumfest for building the weeklong music festival around Jamaica's culture.
“I feel real good about the fact that somebody is paying attention to what we’ve been doing, somebody is highlighting the heritage of the music. It really changed the festival. It's the greatest show in the whole wide world,” Harry Toddler said.
Reggae Sumfest is being held under the theme ‘Our music, our festival’. The show is celebrating its 25th year, and Harry Toddler, an original member of the Scare Dem Crew, is no stranger to its stage, having first appeared in 1994.
The artist has been making waves on the music scene with his popular song, Middle East featuring Ikel Marvlus, produced by DownSound Records. Harry Toddler shares that he is proud of how well received his song is by the younger generation.
“Well I feel proud enuh ... I know I’m creating new waves and I am here to stay. My whole vibe fits in with this generation Big respect to Ikel Marvelous, he is an inspiration to the new generation. Great performer.”
The Bad Man Nuh Dress Like Girl DJ began his music career in teens years performing on sound systems under the moniker of Dirty Harry. He later became a staple of dancehall after being recruited by Bounty Killer to form part of the Scare Dem Crew.
Harry Toddler is set to perform on Night One of Red Stripe presents, Reggae Sumfest 25 Friday, July 21 at the historic Catherine Hall, Montego Bay venue.