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Mykal Rose performs in Canada, Saturday

Mykal Rose

Reggae superstar Mykal Rose will be performing in Canada, on May 24, as he continues his 'Showdown in a Bloody Town' tour alongside Sly and Robbie.

"The ting revolutionise, it nuh normal, the tour look good. The fans are enthusiastic about it, people are excited about the new album, Crucial World. The sales of the album are going well on iTunes, the hits dem a pile up," he said.

He performed before a sold-out audience at the Jazz It club, South Beach, Miami, Florida, on Sunday.

Rose is also booked to perform at the Sierra Nevada reggae festival, June 21 to 23. After that, he will jet off to the 'Hippie festival', June 28, Oregon, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

Rose will also be headliner on the annual 'Reggae On the River' show in California before ending his tour on July 4 with a festival in South Carolina.

He will also embark on a 'Oneness' tour with Etana, August, where he will perform with the songstress at several gigs. The Oneness tour will go on until mid-September.

Rose is aggressively promoting his Crucial World album, which was produced by Lloyd 'John John' James.

The album is brilliantly produced with a heavy dancehall component, as evidenced by collaborations with Assassin (Gang War), Shabba Ranks (Quick Fi Shoot) and Damian Marley (Shoot Out).

Rose credited Lexicon and Angel Doolas for critical roles in the writing process.

The former member of Black Uhuru has made quite a name for himself in the music industry he entered back in the 1970s.

He went on to do well as a solo artiste with a huge catalogue including songs Short Temper, Rude Boy and Shoot Out.

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