Music is in his genes.
Markus Myrie, the son of reggae star Buju Banton, has officially launch his career in music, destine to follow his dads foot step.
The 17-year-old, who also formed his won label Markus Records, said he has been producing for a few years now.
“I’ve always had the love for music and I grew up around it … Especially with my father and the situation, I decide to lift up the banner and continue the legacy,” Markus said.
The young producer said his dad, who is an icon in reggae music, influence his gravitation towards music.
“He influenced it 50 per cent because just by being around him and seeing how he does it, plus the success, it just attracted me from I was young. Apart from that, I have a natural love for music. In a sense, I want to lift up the banner and show dem seh things can still gwaan,” he said.
Markus is the producer behind the Beating Stick Riddim that features Black Ryno latest track “Gaza Beating Stick.” He has also produced tracks for DJ Sunshine, Lutan Fyah, Kip Rich and Calibre, as well as his artistes Humble Lion and Minando.