Mavado (Jamaica)

This week featuring Jamaica


Mavado is the stage name for David Constantine Brooks, a musician from Kingston.  His debut single “Real McKoy” in 2004 provided him with instant success.  He had a follow-up album Weh Dem a Do and a string of hits.  In 2007 Mavado released the album Gangsta for Life: The Symphony of David Brooks, two singles off this album gained heavy airplay in the US.  In 2008 Mavado was given the prestigious UK MOBO Award for Best Reggae Act and in 2010 won the EME award for male singjay of the year.  Mavado released two new singles in 2011 through his own label.


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