Dancehall Icon Sanchez Gets Street Named After Him In Kingston


Dancehall icon Sanchez now has his own street in Kingston.

“Sanchez Drive” is now an official street in Kingston, Jamaica, in the Red Hills area where reggae/dancehall singer Sanchez grew up. The unveiling of the change in the street name took place earlier this week and the legendary singer was on hand to give it his blessings. Some of his peers in the music industry were also on hand to witness the unveiling of the street name.

“SANCHEZ DRIVE.. 4 days ago I was honoured to have a road/street named after me in the same area where I grew up,” Sanchez wrote on Instagram. “#Redhillsroad. #ParkLane to be exact. I Sanchez give thanks to all who has made this possible. I give thanks to #FFF My #family #friends and #fans. Also to all my well wishers worldwide. One love to you all.”

The dancehall singjay also performed at the event which was held in his honor. Sanchez is one of the most legendary voices in reggae/dancehall’s history. He is best known for his lovers rock flavored singles like “I Can’t Wait (You Say You Love Me),” “Lonely Won’t Leave Me Alone,” “Never Dis Di Man,” and “Missing You.”