Jamaican singer Jah Cure has landed at the top of the Billboard top reggae album chart with “The Cure”.
Jah Cure, one of Jamaica’s most talented contemporary artists, brings musical therapy to your ears with his latest album, “The Cure.”
Cure, who has been on the chart for one week, has the highest ranking debut.
Meanwhile, Ky- Mani Marley is in the number 3 position with Maestro after being in the number 1 slot for two weeks on the chart.
Cure, who co-produced the album, branches out of his comfort zone with a mix of reggae and lovers rock infused with pop and R&B elements.
The 13-track record features the dancehall anthem “Life We Live” — where Cure encourages listeners to “turn the world off and turn the music on” — as well as his impressive cover of John Legend’s No. 1 hit, “All of Me.”
Cure sings from the heart throughout the album: “Set Me Free” is a sweet groove; “Show Love” is tender; and “That Girl” features his captivating vocals.
“The Cure” showcases an evolved sound from Cure’s previous albums, and his poetic messages of empowerment and love make this a classic.
Other Jamaicans flying the reggae banner for the island on the Billboard top reggae album chart are Morgan Heritage who rocks the number 4 position with Strictly Roots and Bob Marley and the Wailers in the number 7 position with Easy Skanking in Boston 78. In relating chart news, Omi still sits in the number 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the remake of his infectious hit Cheerleader.
Omi’s accomplishment marks the first time in 12 years for any Jamaican reggae/dancehall since Sean Paul copped the top spot in 2003 with “Get Busy”.