Written by: Adela Scotland
It’s February, the month of Carnival and Valentine, and flames of love and passion are in the air. Stores filled with teddy bears, chocolates, and flowers are busier than ever with people gearing up to show appreciation to the loved ones in their lives. With that in mind, for this month’s new reggae releases, CEH spotlights ‘Notes of Passion’ by Mackeehan; a short reggae EP that perfectly embodies the season’s essence. The album comprises six songs, depicting all the nuances that being in love brings.
Mackeehan is a 36-year-old artist from Cassava Piece in Gully Side Jamaica. As a child, Mackeehan fostered his love for music by playing drums in church. He found success in Jamaica at an early age, as in 2006 while attending Edna Manley College he was a finalist in the Jamaica Popular Song Contest. To this day his entry ‘Rise Up,’ is still played on RootsFm as their morning introduction song. As a musician, Mackeehan hopes to use his talent to lift up and inspire others.
His new EP Notes of Passion evokes intense feelings and takes listeners along a powerful journey of love and passion. The songs are mellow and each have a unique take on love. Three of the pieces start our monthly playlist and a link to the entire EP is included at the end
Here is our list of 10 reggae love songs to keep to pull at your heart’s string this Valentine’s day.
Here is the link to Notes of Passion by Mackeehan: https://open.spotify.com/album/4qU0yC4mT1yObdeemeL5cm?autoplay=true
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