Rising reggae recording artist Jahmiel made his debut performance in the United States on Thursday June 3 in Bronx, New York. Hosted by Platinum Kids, Jahmiel headlined the weekly event called Unwind Thursdays. The remarkable 5’3 artist entered the Garage Night Club at 1:15 am and departed the venue one of the biggest artists to look out for in years to come.
The line began to form outside the club at around 1:30 a.m, dominated by male and females ranging in age of 21 to 30. The anticipation on their faces was of curiosity and hope of satisfaction from the young artist whose music they resonate with and have heard so much about in the past few months.
“Jahmiel a my artist, he give me nuff courage and inspiration through his music, a nuff time me wah just give up but the youth inspire me” say Johnathan Wilkins of Eastchester Bronx, NY.
“I love his music, love his style, love his message and hope his performance is as great as his music” says Marsha Phillips of Mount Vernon, NY.
Now 3:15 am and the show is ready to start, with several opening acts the crowd was surprised by a special appearance from their fellow Bronx artist Kemar Highcon who was called up by popular artist Di Artist Redd, known for his single “La La La”. Kemar Highcon hit the stage singing his hit single ‘Oh Gosh’ and it was evident the crowd was ready for show-time.
From off stage the crowd was captivated by Jahmiel’s heartfelt intro, which was followed by his popular single “True Colors”. Jahmiel immediately captured their attention and throughout his 40 minute set he definitely showcased his versatility. Performing singles like Great Man, Struggles, Stuck Inna Me Ways, Real Father, You Can Do it Too, Smile A While, Long Distance Love, just to name a few, Jahmiel received a response, which even surprised him.
“I get the messages on social media all the time from my fans, that they cant wait for me to come to many places, New York being one of them and that they love my music. But to see and feel the love, admiration and appreciation for the music is a great feeling and confirm that music is a powerful tool. Bless up New York, – Jahmiel
The biggest crowd response came from not one but two of Jahmiel’s singles, Where Were You & Gain the World. Later on Jahmiel was accompanied by fellow chart topping billboard artist Kranium, who sang a few of his hits as well.
“As a young artist, Jahmiel’s performance better than nuff artist. He did a great job and I hope he continue on the same path and don’t lose it” says Michael Fisher, Brooklyn NY.
Jahmiel’s week was not over he had another performance in Rochester NY, where he was on the line up with artist like Konshens, Tanto Metro & Devonte, Agent Sasco, Bugle, Vershon, Tifa, Mr Easy, just to name a few all in celebration of Willie Daniels and Serani birthday. Immediately departing Rochester NY, Jahmiel headed back to New York City, and link up with Mavado and DJ Khaled at the annual Hot97 Summer Jam. A link that was made and a great way to end his week in New York.