Following the successful release of the EP Ray of Light in 2019, Jah Device and Stingray Records have continued to work and are proud to announce Jah Device’s sophomore offering Love And Sacrifice. Produced by C&R McLeod (Stingray Records), this fifteen track album is available now on all digital platforms and distributed by Tuff Gong International.
Jah Device presents a well-rounded fifteen track album mixed with conscious and Gospel themes showcasing his musical growth based on love and rising above hardships that we all can relate too in these times.
Singles off the album include “Give Thanks,” “Friends,” “A Lie Can Never Be True,” and “Sacrifice” which have featured on previous Stingray riddim compilations.
On this album Device was determined to meet the high expectations of fans home and abroad.In doing so, he teamed up with veteran artists Anthony Red Rose and Michael Buckley on “Love Signal” and “Sacrifice” and also included his duet with Natty King “Ships of Tarshish” which featured on his EP Ray of Light that got rave reviews.
The album features 10 brand new tracks which will definitely quench the thirst of reggae lovers who want to hear new material from Device.
Device’s style of reggae is often compared to that of the late great reggae music icon, Dennis Emmanuel Brown and perhaps the song that encapsulates thatfeel the most is “Enough Is Enough”. This classic in the making marked the coming ofage of Device. The songs thought provoking lyrical content mixed with melodic, harmonious lines, laced over pulsating live beats showcased what many have optimistically welcomed as the dawning of a new era for reggaemusic on the continent. It is also the lead song to the soundtrack of the Chibok Girls adoption documentary.
“Love And Sacrifice” Is a body of work that encapsulates the beliefs and the musical direction of Jah Device.
Device says “The love of The Most High is all we should seek in these times. And a sacrifice for the sanctity of the family cannot be over emphasized because the scripture says in Jeremiah 30:7…
These are the days of Jacob’s trouble.” Shalom!
About Jah Device:
Born Vincent Kaweng Nyam, Jah Device or Device of AHAYAH (Hebrew word: I Am That I Am) is a Nigerian Reggae musician, songwriter, and producer who is currently based in Jos (Nigeria). His rise to prominence came with the critically acclaimed “Revive Justice” song which was well received by the general public. This drew the attention of Germany’s Goethe Institute prompting his involvement in its Ten Cities Project. This collaborative effort gave birth to another hit song “Work” which featured renowned Nigerian percussionist Wura Samba and produced by legendary British producer Rob Smith. His versatility and crossover appeal was quite evident when the song became an instant hit in Europe and featured prominently on various European Dance Music charts.
Love and Sacrifice tracks:
1. Tamed Slave
3. Let It Rain
4. Comfort (feat. Michael Buckley)
6. Love Signal (feat. Anthony Red Rose)
7. A Lie Can Never Be True
8. Sign Of The Times
9. Bye Bye Babylon
10. Give Thanks
12. Trumpet Sound
13. Ships Of Tarshish (feat. Natty King)
14. Outta Fire