“The many layers of Laurell” by Jamaica Observer

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Clifton “Specialist” Dillon is known for nurturing breakout artistes. He helped put Shabba Ranks, Patra and Cobra on the Billboard charts in the 1990s and has also made Alborosie and OMI international figures.

His latest protégé is London-based singer Laurell, who is is currently promoting the songs Crazy Love and Think About That, both produced by Dillon.

“My work is inspired by life experiences, people and the culture among other things. I am inspired by the way music moves me and the world. But as an artiste there is nothing like telling your story through art. I’m extremely passionate about music, even when I’m not in the studio,” said Laurell in an interview with Jamaica Observer’s weekly Splash. [read more]