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Jesse Jendau

b. Kingston, Jamaica, Western Indies. Jendau, also called Congo Jesse, started his career carrying out on audio systems such as for example African Origins and Magnum Push. His documenting debut, ‘Brain Jah Lick You With Catastrophe’ premiered in 1982 while he was still students at Glenmuir SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Jamaica. Furthermore to pursuing a profession in music Jendau demonstrated a fantastic footballer, which resulted in a scholarship in the Vere Complex University. By 1985 he made a decision to persevere in his musical pursuit and relocated to NY, USA. In 1992, he came back to Jamaica where he documented the cautionary ‘Rude Boy Keep in mind’, that was co-produced by Derrick Barnett from the Sagittarius Music group at the brand new Name Music studios. The music launched Jendau’s profession as a global performer. His achievement led to a subsequent video marketing that annoyed the Jamaican visitor board since it depicted the much less glamorous part of existence on the isle. The publicity-inspired Philip ‘Fatis’ Burrell recruited the vocalist to perform within the Exterminator team. Using the team Jendau toured internationally and released some strikes including, ‘Prepared Ghetto Youngsters’ (with Sizzla), ‘Rasta No Dread No-One’, ‘Tag FROM THE Beast’, ‘Israel’ and ‘Solid Black Female’. His conscientious position led dub poet and social radio disc jockey, Mutabaruka to invite him to speak frequently on Irie FM’s The LEADING EDGE radio program. Jendau’s orations handled many issues like the Y2K controversy and his accurate prediction from the collapse of Jamaica’s nationalised banking institutions. When Jendau made an appearance at Tony Rebel’s Rebel Salute Event he performed to essential acclaim and, emulating Capleton’s ‘Even more Fire’ catch term, Jendau interspersed his take action using the chant ‘Israel, Israel’. To the millennium Jendau continuing to release strikes like the favoured ‘Africa Ah Mi Property’, ‘Rasta Empress’ and ‘Provide Me The Chalice’. Jendau remaining the Exterminator team and created an allegiance with Cocoa Tea who released the performer’s lengthy anticipated debut, Knight Templar. While Jendau offers maintained a higher profile inside the Jamaican documenting industry he shown a ‘back again a lawn’ position by touring 14 Jamaican parishes within the Rasta Trend dancehall display. In acknowledgement of his scholarship or grant Jendau generally preceded the display with a soccer match ahead of cranking in the sound system.

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