“What will the new world be like without a simple hug?” Is the pertinent question Tarrus Riley asks in his latest single Healing. The single precludes his post-COVID 19 lockdown LP with the same name.
Co-produced by Shane Brown, Dean Fraser and Tarrus Riley himself, Healing will be distributed via Zojak World Wide from the 10th of July 2020. It features a star-studded cast of marquis dancehall artists including Konshens, Teejay, Dexta Daps and Shenseea who offered her harmonising skills.
If there was ever a draft for artists who could pull off a pandemic anthem to galvanise the masses, Tarrus Riley would definitely be in my top 5 picks. Known for his use of the saxophone and powerful vocals. Tarrus Riley (also known as Omar Riley) has made a name for himself in reggae folklore for epic reggae songs which include