Name: Extra Strength
Music Genre: Pop
Other Genres: Reggae, hip hop, RnB, dance, rock, rap, acoustic
Websites or Social Media Pages:
Jahlove on Facebook, Rasta Strength on Facebook,c extra strength on Facebook, extra strengththedjartist on Instagram jahmusic on Twitter
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
Multi genre, pop, top forty, rock reggae, hip hop, rap, rnb,acoustic and a little bit country!
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
I used to be called candyman, then in 1990 I changed my name and trademark it as Extra Strength for business reasons! which I used as Dj on work 105.9fm radio and artist making records since 1990!
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
Many different artists from Bob Marley, James Brown, Elvis, Micheal Jackson, Beatles, Rolling Stones, Motown, Bowie, all the rappers, everyone I also Dj on the radio from 1993-2010
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
I just finished Album called American Dream which brought me to you! Self-produced and mastered by 3x Grammy winner,19x Grammy-nominated Gary Noble who with Nas Lauren hill, Amy Winehouse! before was two singles collaboration with Ed Robinson reggae artist with big tune knocking on heaven’s door!!! I just finished a rock album I’m in the process of mastering it now !!
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
Get a number one record on the Billboard chart and Grammy! And have my record label longtime running recognized a good force in the record industry
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
Watch me now because it reminds me to never give up!
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
To have so many offers for a record deal and because of timing or company being brought or sold, Watching every one rise while I look on! I produce Marley Marl mixing and mastering my second record his first time in recording studio now he is a Grammy winner! the record is called a new way by Carlos C Ward it’s on YouTube dance classic put me in the hall of fame of hip hop
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
I have a degree in music and engineering degree from iar, I’m a musician piano Guitar, Sax, and other drum machines, singer rapper, free style with singing rapping chanting with a band or just soundtrack or my instrument
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
It has shown me, people, from all over the world like my different styles of music it has brought radio stations from all over the world playing my songs right now, watch me now and Honey to the bees are on regular rotation on Da Gr8 FM radio station in Miami for three months so far
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
My current playlist is me right now !! I love all the artists out there! From all the genres young and old we all make up the music business!!
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I have been making music since five my first recording was in 1981 a record called people aside and b side called hello baby the side was reggae the b side retro funk-rock on discog it’s going for 50 -100 for a vynle copy! And all the while I was New York City public school music teacher
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Never give up music has no age limit!
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
I would base it on talent and good ways!! Positive!!
How Do You Feel About Originality?
I am original, I love Originality in all genres of music!!
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
Yes, I jahbless every time! i am a rosta mon who love to see Onelove in the world and to see people get along!!!!! Also please support me by buying one of my seven albums or two singles on all digital platforms and look out for my Rock album dedication to Bowie, Hank Williams, jimmy Hendrix and grateful dead, Beatles, John Lennon!!Onelove