Koffee Wins Grammy for Best Reggae Album

  • Staff Consortium
  • January 26, 2020

Jamaican singing sensation Koffee

JAMAICA — Jamaican singing sensation Koffee has won a Grammy award for her album "Rapture" at the 62nd annual music event, becoming the first ever female solo artist to do so in the Best Reggae Album category.

The singer declared her win a victory for reggae music and her native Jamaica. She also thanked the other nominees for their contributions to reggae music.

Julian Marley for his album, As I am; Sly and Robbie and Roots Radics for the album: Sly and Robbie vs Roots Radics; Steel Pulse for Mass Manipulation, and Third World for More Work to be Done were also up for the Best Album category.

Rapture spent 32 weeks on Billboard’s Reggae albums chart after debuting at number one. The EP’s lead single “Toast” was one of the biggest reggae singles of 2019, receiving airplay around the world and being included in the playlist of many celebrities, including former U.S. President Barack Obama.

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