By: Nekisha Cyrus
World Record Holder and Jamaican Retired Sprinter Usain Bolt is causing quite a stir on the music scene as he makes his musical debut as the executive producer of the new ‘Olympe Rose’ Riddim.
Officially released on July 5th 2019, the dancehall riddim features five (5) sizzling tracks from some of Jamaica’s top dancehall artistes as Bolt describes it. The list includes Christopher Martin, Ding Dong, Dexta Daps and Munga Honorable. Also featured is Bolt’s close friend and former national footballer Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner.
The Olympe Rose riddim is named after Bolt’s signature sweet champagne cuvee ‘Usain Bolt’s Olympe Rose’ which he launched at his very own Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records in St Andrew last Thursday.
Bolt partnered with Pernod Ricard, a French alcohol beverage firm under its GH Mumm brand to create his very own luxury alcohol brand. The glass bottle is inscribed with his name in gold letters and the entire display evokes the many historic achievements of Bolt including his gold-medal wins during his Olympic career.
Usain Bolt at the launch of ‘Olympe Rose’
With his known love for music and becoming a full-time businessman since his retirement, Bolt stated that combining the launch of his champagne brand in Jamaica with the music project was a ‘no brainer’. We at Caribbean Entertainment Hub will like to congratulate him on yet another new and exciting business venture. Be sure to follow us for more information on this project, as we will be keeping you updated.
A Taste of the ‘Olympe Rose’ Riddim
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