February 07, 2012
I-Octane’s ‘Crying To The Nation’ for Valentine’s Day release
• Signs two-year deal with Guinness
Kingston Jamaica - Digicel Brand ambassador and popular singjay I-Octane will be releasing his debut album on the day designated for lovers – Valentine’s Day.
It’s definitely a musical love affair with the singjay and his many fans as he drops Crying To The Nation which is a 16-track joint venture deal with VP Records and Scikron, owned by Robert Livingston.
Among the featured tracks on the album are Rules of Life, Help I Please, L.O.V.E. Y.O.U., The Master’s Plan and the very popular Lose A Friend.
The album will also see I-Octane doing collabs with other artistes such as Albarosie, Tarrus Riley and Agent Sasco.
On Wednesday, February 8, VP records will kick start the album’s promotion with the shooting of the music video for the second single off the album L.O.V.E. Y.O.U. Scenes will be shot at Big Yard and several other locations across Kingston.
Produced by Christopher Birch the video will be done under the direction of Scorpio 21.
L.O.V.E. Y.O.U. seem to have hit all the right notes where his fans are concerned as the song is now in the number two position on Fi Wi Choice.
That is not the only song from the singjay sitting pretty on the charts Burn Dem Bridge is in the number one spot on Fi WI Choice and Hype TV top 20 Singles chart the video is number on CVM’s Hitlist.
Commenting on his success I-Octane said he is happy that the hard work put in by himself and his management is bearing fruit.
“It’s a great feeling and I am looking forward to even more success,” he said.
Promotion for the album will continue in earnest following the shooting of the music video as I-Octane will fly out on the following day for a promotional blitz in the States where he is expected to do several radio and television interviews among them a MTV performance.
Following his return to the island on Monday, February 13, he will head for Guyana where he has a show booked for February 17 and there will be sharing stage with Morgan Heritage and Keri Hilson.
In other news the singjay has signed a two-year radio commercial deal with Guinness where his voice will be heard throughout the Caribbean.