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Prodigal Son

b. Calvin Curtis Whilby, 2 June 1976, St. Catherine, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Whilby grew up by his grandmother within a Christian environment and demonstrated loyal towards the beliefs until she passed away. Pursuing his grandmother’s demise he shifted to Kingston and resolved within the notorious Rema region where he was attracted in to the gang assault that plagued the region. He returned towards the flip when he was asked to wait a cathedral service and motivated with the biblical parable he became referred to as the Prodigal Boy. He was shortly demonstrating his dedication to the beliefs when he became a member of entertainers such as for example Danny Browne, Chevelle Franklin, Junior Tucker and Mr. Goddy Goddy in some gospel travels. The increasing amount of reggae performers acknowledging Christianity appeared to be in immediate reaction to the regarded as animosity toward the chapel from your ‘Bobo Dread’ DJs. The Bobo Dreads included performers such as for example Capleton, Anthony B. and Sizzla who chanted lines that frequently criticised the sanctimonious attitude from the chapel. The DJs had been ‘phoning down the fire of judgement’ within the Caribbean, which resulted in accusations that their terms inspired atrocities like the burning from the Cathedral from the Immaculate Conception in St. Lucia. While building his musical profession Prodigal Child condemned these functions and released some well-known singles including, ‘I Want’ and ‘Woe’, that produced a substantial impression around the Celebrity Top 40. Influenced by his achievement the maker Danny Browne handled and advertised the singer that has since toured with among gospel’s finest exponents, CeCe Winans.

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