I worked for this - Harry Toddler pleased with Sumfest call-up
Veteran dancehall artiste Harry Toddler is set to give a high-energy performance at this year's staging of Reggae Sumfest when he hits the stage on Friday night.
Born Patrick Jackson, Harry Toddler is no stranger to the Reggae Sumfest stage. He made his debut in 1994 and is to share another moment of its history by being a part of the line-up for its 25th anniversary.
The artiste has been making waves on the music scene with his popular song, Middle East, featuring Ikel Marvelous, produced by DownSound Records.
Harry Toddler said he is proud of how well the younger generation has received the song.
"My whole vibe fits in with this generation. Big respect to Ikel Marvelous, he is an inspiration to the new generation. Great performer," he said.
Having matured as an artiste, Harry Toddler believes that hard work always pays off.
"Being on Reggae Sumfest, I really work for it ... it's not just because of DownSound, I wouldn't have been selected if I didn't have the material to provide for the audience. Truly, I wasn't surprised because the work that I'm doing, I knew I would get some result for it" the artiste said.
The Bad Man Nuh Dress Like Girl deejay began his music career as a teenager performing under the moniker Dirty Harry.
His impressive skills catapulted him to becoming a dancehall staple after being recruited by Bounty Killer to form part of the Scare Dem Crew.
Harry Toddler maintained a high profile with a series of hits, notably Bleach Out Face, Hand Mi di Fire and Sweet Lady. He also landed a role in the movie, Third World Cop.
The artiste is currently working on new music.