Monty G ‘Ain’t Giving Up The Fight’
Bahamian reggae gospel artiste Monty G is getting much exposure from his latest release Ain't Giving Up The Fight''.
"The feedback has been great, the song has been streaming at a very good rate with over 70,000 streams so far. The video has over 40,000 streams as well and we will be picking up on the rotation on more channels," said the artiste, whose real name is Ramont Green.
He recognises that the world is mired in a dark age, filled with uncertainty, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The inspiration for the song came out of an appeal to the Almighty to lead us out of these dark times, lead us to the light. Only the Most High you can turn to in this time," he said.
The number of persons to have died from complications related to COVID-19 in Jamaica now stands at 44. More than 27 million people have been infected worldwide as the pandemic has spread with alarming speed, bringing economic activity to a near standstill as countries impose tight restrictions on movement to halt the spread of the virus.
"People need inspiration right now, ah just pure darkness on news, and we know it can turn around. The way the world set now, many feel that the wicked a win. But I want people to know that the righteous still de bout, the race is not over yet," he said.
In only a few years, Monty G has carved out a niche for himself and has emerged as one of the most influential artistes in gospel reggae. He blends hardcore dancehall and Caribbean hip-hop.
"Right now, I am just releasing singles for the music marketplace. Maybe later songs like this can make it on an EP, but the focus is just to do singles right now," he said.