Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall seeks to buss new talent and present them to the masses on the big stage. In this light Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall presents the finalists from Montego Bay.
Montego Bay Prince: Medal Tally
20-year-old Medal Tally started singing back at William Knibb High School in Trelawny as well as at home with his family. “I remember at times when my mother would give me things to do and I never did it she would say: I bet if it was a song you would have known or done it long time’,” recounts Medal Tally.
Even though the competition is only warming up Medal Tally believes that he has learnt some lessons. “I’ve learnt that I need to be confident and optimistic,” he said in reference to his stage performance. He added, “I learnt also that it is good to have a lot of fans and to promote yourself so that you can get a lot of votes”
Montego Bay Princess: Sasha-Lee
Describing herself as a musical person, 26 year-old Sasha-Lee reveals, “I have been singing for a long time now but I started Dee-Jaying back in 2003.” Asked about the change Sasha-Lee noted: “really at that point I took myself serious for what I had…a talent and a gift”. She explains that she was considering writing and selling her songs, “but after I showed some of my friends and family members they said that I would be better at delivering them because I knew what they meant”. Noted Sasha-Lee.
It was her original song Walk Out that claimed for her the position of one of the princesses from the Montego Bay. Sasha-Lee affirms: “Despite the cliché that ‘2009 is my time to shine’, so much has been happening for me and I know it’s definitely my time to shine I’m going to be winning Magnum King and Queen of Dancehall”.
Montego Bay Princess: T-Gee
Since entering Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall things have not been the same for T-Gee. The Gangster Love singer boasts having fans as young as 7. She claims: “Sometimes walking in Montego Bay I hear people shouting “Miss Magnum”, “Before advancing in the competition I was signing autographs and I am signing more since advancing.
The contestant who just celebrated her 23rd birthday is already preparing for the next round T-Gee says: “Even though I’m not in this week’s elimination I’m nervous, nervous even though I’m not gonna be singing before an audience until two or three weeks nut I preparing myself to bring it.”