|Bushman reasons with Ireggae about his childhood in St. Thomas and how
he learned to sing in church choir. Bushman also talks about how his step-father
introduced him to the rastafari way of life at a very early age and his many long journeys
into Kingston until he finally caught a break with Steely & Cleevie. His very
first singles "Grow Your Natty" and "Call The Hearse"
earned him several "Best New Artist" nominations in 1996 and led to his debut
release "Nyah Man Chant" the following year.
his many singles and albums to date, including 'Higher Ground' his newest release
on the Greensleeves label. He also reveals a deep understanding of the social and
economic conditions facing Jamaicans: "To keep the people unaware and illiterate
about the situation that make them a victim of poverty, is the strategy of mystery Babylon
within this time."
Bushman talks about his very first visit to California to perform at the Sierra
Nevada World Music Festival. His sense of humbleness and positivity are certain to
carry Bushman to a Higher Ground.