Marlon Ainsworth aka Mr Bertus Jamaica Reggae & Dancehall Artist, has long been recognized as a talented native son.
His inspiration comes from the normal daily trials and tribulations of living in Jamaica. A life that is colorful and rich, with his personal experiences, and the experiences of those around him.
Singing from the age of 7, Marlon grew up in Kingston, he was asked to enter a small contest which he won.
Mr Bertus an accomplished Artist,Songwriter and Producer and is very versatile with his songs, which are both meaningful, talking about life in general, full of passion and very inspirational that wants you to play his records over and over. He records many different genres of music from Reggae, Dancehall, Lovers Rock, Ska. He has also written well known songs for many popular Jamaican Artists, Producers and Studios.
Mr Bertus is generating lots of interests globally with his latest releases,
Influences Dennis Brown, Bob Marley, Josey Wales,
Luciano & Beres Hammond
Featured in the following www.itzcaribbean.com, (London), Big Eye News (London), Jamaica Star, www.Jamaica.PressRelease.com and numerous other websites, and journals.
NEW UPDATED INFORMATION
Mr Bertus is busily working with Claudia Yap CY Entertainments (UK) . He has recently voice over Rude Boy Dreams and new track Senorita Dance. which is a hit song of Laurel Aitken RIP Legendary Godfather of Skas These tracks is already receiving excellent feedback. New tracks is now added Sonicbids.
Mr Bertus will touring as part of the new Touring Godfather of Ska Laurel Aitken 'Sold Out' Tribute Tour.
First Reggae Artist to perform in Turks & Caicos 1992 various stage shows and festivals both in the Caribbean, USA and the UK.
Mr Bertus receives Award voted Artist of the Month Newstyle Radio UK 2008
Voted Artist of the Month Costa Rica 2008
Won Roots 96.fm 'Whats the Verdict' Contest his tune "Reckless Life" which was voted the weeks's BIG TUNE by Jamaica radio listeners.
www.Newstyleradio.co.uk Birmingham UK
www.kemetradio.com, Nottingham UK
www.Badgals-Radio.com based in Tampa, Florida
SELECTED SONICBIDS GIGS
Manifest Media Library Placement Rude Boy Dreams
Banana Peel Radio Vancouver Rude Boy Dreams
Wildys World Music Blog Reckless Life
Foghorns Record CD Compilation Reckless Life
Celtico Radio Wales UK Rude Boy Dreams
RADIO PROMOTION/AIRPLAY PLUS OTHER INTERNATIONAL RADIO STATIONS OVER THE WORLD
NewStyle Radio Birmingham, Midlands. UK
Banana Peel Radio -Vancouver Canada (selected Artist sonicbids) www.bananapeel.com
RA France Radio France
Selected sonicbids radio Airplay Celtica Radio Wales
Selected Artist sonicbids Wildy's World Review music blog.
Radio Airplay Gofeet Radio Ne
MUSIC VIDEOS - RECKLESS LIFE, DAMAGE EYE
MyspaceTV - Reckless Life - Mr Bertus
You Tube music videos Mr Bertus
TV PROMOTION TO BE AIRED IN NEW ZEALAND MARCH 2009
MR BERTUS MUSIC VIDEO 'RECKLESS LIFE' TO APPEAR ON NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL TV IN 2009
CHANNELS: MVV TV NATIONWIDE, AIVELA SKY 110, FREEVIEW CHANNEL 23, CUETV.
TOURING & PERFORMANCES 2009
Opening Act for Jah Cure - Bahamas May 2009
Opening Act for Wyclef Jean French Guyana June 09
Headlining Act for Fanton Mojah South Africa June 09
Touring US 15 July 2009 1st stop Texas, Houston.
Shows Texas July 2009
Touring Texas & Shows Austin, Arlington & Houston
For bookings, interviews, & tour information contact:-
CY Entertainment & Booking Agency UK & Europe
00 44 121 554 0552 mobile 07972 452192
Mr Bertus has numerous singles
'Trevor' released on label Wile Fiya.
available on www.juno.co.uk and other digital websites and outlets.
'Rude Boy Dreams
plus many more singles
Tracks heavily rotated and constant airplays in the UK, Germany, Caribbean, Canada, New York, South America, South Africa.
Mr Bertus has participated in both radio and live interviews namely IRIE FM Jamaica, Klass 89.9fm, Fame Fm 96.1, Rootsfm, www.badgals-radio.com, Newstyle radio UK and various other international radio stations both in UK and the rest of the world. Mr Bertus has a strong fan base of loyal listeners who requests constant airplays.
7 in Vinyl 'Trevor' 2008
Official CD release'Trevor' label Wile Fiya January 2009
New mix CD King Majesty Devil Advocate Double Mix Dancehall CD 2008 Disc 2 Conscious Mix
Selected through sonicbids for Radio Airplay Banana Peel Radio Station Vancouver Canada.
Selected Artist sonic bids Celtica Wales, UK
GoFeet Radio, New Zealand and many more international radio worldwide.
Mr Bertus Going Global
See Press Release www.jamaicapressrelease.com/mrbertus
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" A reggae vocalist & DJ Bertus is spawning a new hybrid in world music that draws from rich Jamaica..." A reggae vocalist & DJ Bertus is spawning a new hybrid in world music that draws from rich Jamaican traditions and blends in contemporary hip-hop and rock rhythms".
'Bertus Time To Shine'
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If there is anything that can be said about Marlon Ainsworth otherwise called 'Mr Bertus' it woud be...If there is anything that can be said about Marlon Ainsworth otherwise called 'Mr Bertus' it woud be that he would to become a household name.
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Mr Bertus is "one of our favourite dancehall philosophers" says Mama ASID of BadGals-Radio, Tampa. F...Mr Bertus is "one of our favourite dancehall philosophers" says Mama ASID of BadGals-Radio, Tampa. FL
Length depends on the gig varies from 30 mins & 60 mins.
List of songs
For bookings email CY P R, Booking & Entertainments direct email firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Rude Boy Dreams
2. Reckless Life
3. Senorita Dance
6. She Wants Me
7. One Child
8. No Food
9. My Diary
10. Damage Eye
11. Mamma Blessings
There are no upcoming dates at this time.