XO

XO

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"XO" , an Atlanta based Reggae Singer that deliveres a fusion of contemporary Reggae grooves and infectious dancehall rhythms alongside tough edged hip-hop beats, an ideal complement for his versatility.

Biography

"XO" , born to Jamaican parents, now based in Atlanta, USA. The youngest son of 3, began performing as a child and a tough contender on regional festival shows, high school and college level concerts. Sean "XO" Linton was a high school student when he began singing cover versions of foreign songs he smartly converted to reggae versions. "XO" delivered a fusion of contemporary Reggae grooves and infectious dancehall rhythms alongside tough edged hip-hop beats, an ideal complement for his versatility. "When we went to Atlanta, "XO" began writing hits from his upcoming "Red September" album. Laced with the authentic tracks of Jamaica's Warriors Musick productions came the single: "Hustla", "Brown Sugar", "Unfortunatley" and "Struggle".

"XO" presents his bold musical identity to the global community, updating the styles of the great Bob Marley musical legacy for the 21st century. XO's burgeoning popularity earned them featured appearances on the local Atlanta scene which led to the second single released by Footprintz Recordz 2005 "The Greatest Pain in life". The song which provided invaluable exposure among a new sector of music fans now brought notoriety to XO.

This hardcore singer whose lyrics are influenced by the styles of reggae pioneers like the great Bob, Damien, Ziggy and Kymani Marley as well as Maxi Priest. XO's versatility far exceeds public expectations. XO, began as a songwriter for many legends such as Jamaica's reggae singer Michael Buckley ....and now for the very first time, A compilation of the finest of reggae music. This artist is what the crowd wants, and he is ready to deliver.

Lyrics

Hustla

Written By: XO

LYRICS BY XO)
LANG: ENGLISH-PATEUA

VERSE 1
Me see Johnny is a bredda, selling trees to another, in order to survive
Him get di bag fi a dalla, den him flip it for another, keeping his supply
Now, Johnny get a crew and a cut and go true, his cash is on the rise
Johnny have him little friends a thief all him ends, but he don’t realize

CHORUS
That, while he’s working, cash is on the rise (Cha ching-ching)
Slowly building, cash is on the rise (Cha ching-ching)
Now he’s Rollin, this is no surprise (Cha ching-ching)
Slowly building, cash is on the rise (Cha ching-ching)

VERSE 2
Ann Marie, with the sexy body, that girl is quite a prize
She dating a guy and a dig out him eye, but he don’t realize
She a tek all di money, while a next man a bunni, right before his eyes
Him still a give har the cash, while she a stash, but he don’t realize

CHORUS

BRIDGE
Well if the money won’t change you (Sing out, yeah, yeah)
And if I guy cant rob you (yeah, yeah)
Well if the guy can’t pimp you (Sing out, yeah, yeah)
And if I gal can’t trick you (yeah, yeah)

CHORUS
While he’s working, cash is on the rise (Cha ching-ching)
Slowly building, cash is on the rise (Cha ching-ching)
Now he’s rollin, this is no surprise (Cha ching-ching)
Slowly building, cash is on the rise (Cha ching-ching)

Discography

"Crazy" Hit single, Produced by Carvel Records/Squad51 M&E

"Brown Sugar" Single E.p embodied with 5 accompanying singles, Produced by WarriorsMusick Records/Squad51 M&E

"The Greatest Pain in Life" Single, Produced by FootPrintz Recordz

Set List

1. "Crazy" an mid-up tempo Dancehall crowd pleaser. 3 minutes.

2. " Struggle" an mid tempo Dancehall crowd pleaser. 3 minutes.

3. "Hustla" a mid tempo Dancehall song of reflection. 4 minutes.

4. "Weekend" a mid tempo Dancehall song of reflection. 4 minutes

5. "Crazy" another mid tempo Dancehall song of reflection. 4 minutes

6. "Brown Sugar" another roots rock reggae song of reflection. 4 minutes