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Andy ‘Gersham’ Alexander, born April 17th, 1992, is an upcoming artist and St. Lucian musician, who has a burning passion for reggae music. Mr. Alexander began his professional musical journey from the tender age of 14. He often found himself secretly skipping classes to attend rehearsals and shows because of his desire to pursue his dream of being a full-time musician.
The vocalist gives credit to his strict upbringing in the church for contributing to his early exposure to music and nurturing his interest and love for it. He recalls writing his first song as a 5-year-old boy after being inspired by the church musicians. One of those musicians, a guitarist, gave him his first professional placement in a band in 2007, with which he played as a drummer for nearly 7 years. Gersham then left the band and started his own band called 4th Element in 2014, which disintegrated after a rough 2-year operation.
Determined to continue the path of his dreams, the young musician permanently moved away from his hometown in search of bigger opportunities. Shortly after, he was contacted by a member of the Envoice band to be the lead vocalist for one night at a reggae gig. Tremendously impressed with his performance, the manager of the band contacted him to discuss him working with the band permanently.
Release Date: November 28, 2019
Label: 1546484 Records DK
Copyright: 2019 Gersham
Total Length: 4:12
Total Tracks: 1
After being hired by Envoice, Gersham found himself having to learn reggae songs to build and develop his repertoire. In doing so, he fell in love with the genre, which fit his voice and overall sound like a glove. Recognizing his love for reggae music, the band’s keyboardist presented Alexander with some reggae riddims which he produced, one of which, his debut single “Warning” was penned out on.
Gersham plans to “create a movement of conscious youths” with his music. He wants his content to be suitable for all ages, created to inspire and awaken the masses.
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