"Silkkey D" (Gary B.G.Thompson) is a Jamaican recording artiste whose smooth voice and Wrapped in your Arms" and "Prettiest Girl" personifies his signature heartfelt tone that drapes each line in unbroken emotion. But who is the man behind the voice? And what's in store for this talented singer?
Silkkey D was born to humble beginnings in Linstead, St Catherine, Jamaica. Silkkey D started his musical journey at an early age of 14. In fact it was his parents' love of music that got him listening to such musical greats as Delroy Wilson, The Heptones, Alton Ellis, Bob Marley and Dennis Brown. These legends continue to be a great
inspiration to defining his velvety signature sound.
Silkkey D talents extent beyond with his creativity initiating with acting in
productions throughout primary and high school. Performances in his school
Charlemont High concerts gained him Recognition by peers and teachers alike,
who all encouraged him to pursue his passion of becoming a renowned
international artiste. Silkkey D's insatiable drive to become a well encompassing
performer lead to him learn from every professional he worked with such as
Luciano, Fanton Mojah, Capleton and many more.
Silkkey D connected with Mikey Melody, singer and owner of True Friends' studio.
At True Friends' he mastered the art of professional recording. Skills which persist to
enrich his own musical craft.
Silkkey D was recording with Black Tiger Music Label. His latest single "(When?) It
a Go Betta,"is a haunting lament about the anguish of the poor across the world. He
also shows his versatility with "Prettiest Girl" featuring Dj Jigsy King, as he
effectively delivers the same compelling energy and lyrical clarity in this Dancehall
Currently, Silkkey D is on a North American Tour. Beginning with Jamaica and the
entire Caribbean. Where he has recently performed alongside with reggae legend
Singing Melody and upcoming artist Nature Ellis. Daily many more dates are being
confirmed throughout Jamaica and the Caribbean. American and Canadian booking
confirmations are pouring in for Silkkey D.
Silkkey D - Wrapped Up In Your Arms
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