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Jermaine Cowan is a Jamaica-born, Canadian artist who is fusing elements of hip-hop, pop, and soul into the classic reggae and dancehall to create his own unique sound.
Jermaine developed an early appreciation for music while growing up and he credits his father for inspiring him to passionately develop his gifts and talents in singing and songwriting.
He has been influenced by distinguished veterans such as Michael Jackson, Kirk Franklin, and Luther Vandross. The impact of reggae artists such as Sanchez, Dennis Brown, and Bob Marley is evident as he builds upon some of the common elements developed by these legends. Jermaine pairs his sound with genuine lyrics as he shares personal experiences and puts life into an insightful perspective.
Gaining his first major break as an emcee for the award-winning reggae group, “House of David,” While gracing international stages in Canada, United States, and Jamaica, he has performed with renowned artists such as Papa San, Carlene Davis, Frankie Paul, Half Pint, Luciano, and Stitchie.
In 2008 Jermaine released his debut album entitled “Timing”. This release will feature body-grooving cuts and inspirational pieces including the hit single “So” produced by the Positivibes Productions team. This album will also include an appearance of special guest artists including hip-hop sensation Promise.
As a young artist Jermaine is intending to make a lasting positive mark on society. Through the use of innovative lyrics and reflective tones he establishes a reality that many can relate to. His desire to reach today’s youth shines through as he encourages listeners to overcome struggles and ascend from the ghetto.