Veteran Reggae Crooner, Aaron Silk has collaborated with popular Jamaican producer, Kemar “Flava” McGregor to produce a new release “Oh Me Oh My” on Flava’s 80’s Rock Riddim compilation cd released for January 2013.
The release, is a take on the original song done by his brother, Garnett, showcases Aaron’s beautiful voice and dynamic vocal ability while evoking memories of his sibling.
“Oh Me Oh My has always been a favorite for me to perform on stage. Initially I was asked by Flava to voice on the rhythm he had. His idea was to cover Oh Me Oh My, seeing that I had already covered Place in your Heart, and he was fascinated with the way I sang it,” said Aaron.
“I wanted to sing this one for the ladies…I hope they love and appreciate it as they did the Garnet Silk Original. “
Excerpts from the compilation cd have been going viral on social media – getting a lot of plays via YouTube and Facebook. It is also being increasingly picked up by Jamaican and international radio stations.
“I see Aaron Silk as the new voice of romantic reggae and I have great expectations for this compilation,” said McGregor.
The compilation features other artistes such as Gappy Ranks, JC lodge, Jahmali, GyptiAn, Junior Kelly, Adelle and others.
“I am happy that this is one of the things I am starting 2013 with,” said Aaron. “It looks like an exciting year for me – I am working on finalising my second album and I am exploring some tours in the Caribbean and Europe.’
Silk has been busy doing tours and shows for his favorite charity, “the Voices for Climate Change Education Project” and is set to perform on the Reggae Jam Festival in Germany in August, Aaron Silk has performed on shows such as the Montreal Reggae Festival, Conscious Reggae Festival in Italy, Rebel Salute , Irie Jamboree to name a few. The artiste is most known for his song, Right Path, which held the number one position in Trinidad, Canada and Bermuda a few years ago.
It also received strong airplay in Europe and America and led to him being on tour in those countries. Aaron’s music has a strong cultural and spiritual message which is seen in his recorded songs such as Right Path on the Lalabella Riddim, Show I the Way, Bless I oh Jah just to mention a few.