|Recording artiste Sean Paul|
Alpha Boys School Radio saw great success after hosting The Reggae Auction which offered to bidders across the world a custom voicemail from Multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning artiste Sean Paul.
The internet radio site saw a 75% increase in traffic as bids were made for the custom recording from Sean Paul, local entrepreneur Randy McLaren’s Bresheh items, and deals from Goldeneye Resort, Knutsford Court Hotel, among others. A lucky bidder from London will this week be made happy when he receives his custom Sean Paul voicemail recording after making the winning bid of US$180.
“The Reggae Auction attracted so many passionate and generous bids from around the world. The staff and students at Alpha are grateful to Sean Paul and all the donors and participants who made it an exciting international event” said Dr. Joshua Chamberlain, General Manager of the radio programme. Chamberlain is also a facilitator for Alpha Institute’s Media and Technology Department, now to be called the Sean Paul Henriques Media Centre subsequent to the artiste’s donation of over $1.5 Million.
Sean Paul has been making great strides in the entertainment industry. His Rockabye collaboration with Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie recently made the US- based Hot 100 Billboard Music Chart, subsequent to topping UK’s music charts. The artiste’s No Lie, featuring Dua Lipa is also crossing boundaries as it is featured in the highly anticipated Baywatch movie with The Rock and Zac Efron, in theatres as of May 2017.
Though Sean Paul has been in the music industry for over a decade, he still has the moves to “Tek Weh Yuh Heart” as is seen in the track’s video featuring Tory Lanez who has recently been added to this year’s Reggae Sumfest line-up. The video has racked up over 5 Million views since its March 1 release.
Sean Paul started present Europe tour last Saturday, April 1 in Ocho Rios, where he will be playing for Moon Palace guests. He then leaves for Russia and numerous stops in the UK leading up to his April 22 performance at Kaya Fest in Miami, staged by the Marley Brothers.
Fans anticipate the release of new album which has been confirmed to feature a track with Hips Don’t Lie artiste Shakira.