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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | MAJOR | AFTRA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | MAJOR | AFTRA
Established on Jan, 2012
Solo World Dancehall




"Dwayno - Heaven Gates (magic moments riddim)"

Dancehall artiste Dwayno has collaborated with legendary record producer King Jammys for a new single titled 'Heaven Gates'. - jamaica newspaper

"Dwayno in harare , Africa"

Jamaican Artist Dwayno and Mega Jani just shell up basement show last night and this morning.

Gaza dwayno showed the fans why he was awarded with the Zimbabwean booking.

He stepped on the stage in a red hot mood taking the full house basement show by storm.

Gaza dwayno did not disappoint as he belted tune after tune with much approval from his fans who went wild. - world magazine

"international collaboration"

Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave has collaborated with Jamaican dancehall artist Dwayne “Dwayno” Forrester on a yet-to-be-named song produced by Oskid. Dwayno, who collaborated with Vybz Kartel on the track Don a Road, has remained in Zimbabwe ever since he jetted into the country at the beginning of the month for the Zimbabwe-Jamaica Youth Festival.

The Jamaican artiste, who has in the past expressed support for Zimdancehall, has also collaborated with Guspy Warrior on a track titled Di Gal Deh. Fungisai confirmed the collaboration to the Daily News yesterday and said:

Ndiri kuchimhanya naOskid. Akangobudikira parecording session yangu nezuro (Tuesday) saka bho (The song is being produced by Oskid. Dwayno came to the recording studio while I was recording and I took advantage of that. - Latest Zimbabwe News

"Dwayno in costarica newspaper"

Uno de los artistas más reconocidos de Jamaica, tras su gran impacto en el reggae y el dancehall. Se trata de Dwayne Forrester, quien visitó el país hace pocos días para hablar de su reciente trabajo discográfico. Además habló de su amistad con Farid Crespi Gamboa, Dj Crespi de Costa Rica. Por cierto, ambos tratan de incluir un nuevo ritmo al país que se llama First Crespí Riddim 2016, bajo esta novedad, grabaron el tema “Me body Good”. Los temas del disco son: “Don a road”, Bad inna bed”, “Tropical love”, “Fast wine”, “Dollars”, “Back it up in Kartel”, “Señorita” entre otros.

Un detalle es que el artista tiene una hija en el país y viene a menudo a verla. Se llama Dhimani Forrester tras su relación con la tica Falone Morrison.

Hola, ¿cómo estas?

-Muy feliz de estar acá, esta es mi décima ocasión en el país. Es un lugar que me encanta, además aquí vive mi hija.

¿Pequeña la bebé?

-Sí, apenas tiene 9 meses de edad.

¿Qué temas trae el disco?

-Tiene varios temas, entre ellos “Don a road”, Bad inna bed”, “Tropical love”, “Fast wine”.

¿Vives en Jamaica?

-Sí, aunque vengo a Costa Rica con frecuencia para ver a mi hija. Yo creo que ambos países son similares.

¿Es cara la vida en su país?

-Depende de la temporada, en Navidad y verano se pone más caro.

¿Muchos años en la música?

-Tengo 15 años en la música, en todo este tiempo he podido visitar muchos países. Canadá, Estados Unidos, Costa Rica e incluso algunos de Europa.

¿Cuál es el plan en esta visita?

-Vengo a presentarme en varios lugares. (Tiene agenda para Limón, Pérez Zeledón, Turrialba y Golfito)

¿Qué hace en sus espectáculos?

-Son cargados de energía y muy amenos. Dura unos 40 minutos y el tiempo depende de la cantidad de canciones. Cantamos un promedio de 10 canciones pero nada de covers, solo originales.

¿Cómo fue grabar con Dj Crespi de Costa Rica? ¿Qué piensas de First Crespí Riddim ?

-Es algo muy importante para mí porque mi plan es darme a conocer más en el país pero no solo para hacer música, sino me gustaría hacer negocios e invertir acá algo de lo que he ganado. El país me gusta mucho. Me gustaría hacer condominios y tener un restaurante.

¿Es cristiano?

-Mi familia en Jamaica sí es cristiana.

¿Le gusta el fútbol?

-Claro, me encanta.

¿Conoce a Usain Bolt, el hombre más rápido del mundo?

-Sí claro, Usain tiene un club en Jamaica que es muy famoso.


¿Cómo trajo a Dwayno?

-Yo desde 2009 estoy en el género. Trabajé en 103 FM, para 2010 me salieron contactos en Jamaica, tengo amigos allá. Ya hice el First Crespí Riddim. - Diario extra

"Dwayno new album"

He has returned to blitz the local market with a barrage of new release such as Go Dung, produced by Guyanese label Ruff Kut Productions, Anyweh, recorded for Syckamoh Productions and Love We Need, produced by his Different Meds Entertainment label, will serve as the perfect follow-up to his sudden rise to stardom.

Another standout track is Love We Need, which features incarcerated reggae icon Buju Banton.

"I have some new tracks released and I am very pleased with the reception they are getting currently. The song with me and Buju Banton is what strikes me the most, we recorded long before he was arrested," said the deejay

The deejay, whose real name is Dwayne Forrester, has been on the grind, promoting his music in countries like Trinidad, Guyana, St Lucia, Barbados and the US.

The deejay shot to stardom last year after the release of Don A Road Don A Jail. He plans to release his debut album, Different Meds, later this year.

Earlier this year, Dwayno was nominated for Best New Male Artiste at the recently concluded Linkage Awards ceremony in New York. He is also nominated for Best Breakout Artiste by the local-based Music Industry Awards. That ceremony will take place on June 4. - one876 ent

"Dwayno & buju banton"

EEJAY Dwayno, whose latest single Love We Need features Buju Banton, says the song has transformed his career.

It was produced by Different Medz Entertainment months before Banton was arrested on drug charges in South Florida four years ago.

"I actually got a chance to meet him through Wesley Wilkins, a part-time engineer who worked with Buju. After the introduction, I went there (Banton's studio) with Oneil from Voice Mail a few times, so I kept the link. Buju was always supportive with his advice," says Dwayno.

Born Dwayne Forrester, Dwayno has performed in several Caribbean countries including Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, St Lucia, and Barbados.

In late July, he is scheduled to perform in Spain, Germany and Austria, where his soca-flavoured singles, Soca Time and Love Weh No Drizzle, have made an impact. - jamaica observer

"Jamaican artiste headlines Zim-Jamaica fest"

Dwayno touches down at Harare International Airport this evening aboard an Emirates flight ahead of the concert meant to celebrate the relationship between Zimbabwe and Jamaica.

The Don A Road hitmaker is rated as one of the leading dancehall artistes of the generation that emerged - news day zimbabwe

"Dwayno to release 5 albums this year 2019"

Bilingual dancehall singjay Dwayno will be attempting a musical coup of sorts with the release of five albums in different genres this year.

These include a roots rock reggae album, a dancehall album, a soca album, a full African language album, and a full Spanish album.

"We are determined to get it this year. I am building my catalog with different types of music, working with a lot of local and international producers and artists like Pamputtae, Sheba, Stylish, Alozade, Chivea, Sentenal, and Souljah Love," he said.

The albums will be released under the Dwayno Recordz/Different Medz Entertainment imprints, the brainchild of the artiste.

Dwayno lives in the US, and he believes that he can use his Spanish language skills to carve out a loyal following in Latin and South America.

"I have a Spanish tour coming up which will have shows in Costa Rica in March, Nicaragua and Mexico in May," he said.

The artiste is now preparing for his Costa Rica tour, along with veteran DJ Merciless, and he has several shows booked in the US.

He now lives in the US, where he has witnessed the extensive reach of reggaeton. Over the past decade, the genre has seen increased popularity across the predominantly Spanish-speaking Central and South America.

Dwayno believes that there has also been a corresponding rise of reggae music in South America, hence why he is amping up his production of songs that cover all genres of reggae and black-influenced music.

"ln 2018, my Spanish album titled Mi Vida was considered for a Grammy nomination so I am confident that this approach will work," he said. - Jamaica star


1. Watch my friends
2. Mama
3. Longing
4.Heaven Gates
5. Weed Addict
6. Glown clown
8. bad inna bed
9. Don a road
10. Dollars
11. wine & brace
12.one side
13. Bubble



Born in Old Harbour St Catherine Jamaica .Dwayne Forrester "Dwayno", The Jamaican singer-songwriter/producer/engineer bilingual entertainer, fusing different genres of music to create  a modern sound. Starting outas a ghost writer, but later forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that resonate with his audiences worldwide. The young Dwayno has written songs for artists such as Voicemail, Famous Face, & the legendary Buju Banton just to name a few.

“Different Medz Entertainment” is also the brainchild of the entertainer and his well-knitted associates which is also within the St. Catherine area.

   Dwayno has form is own record label "DWAYNO RECORDZ" which has propel him to higher heights monitoring and managing himself he quickly spreads himself as he takes his music to different countries such as (Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago / Barbados / France / Canada / Costa-Rica / Panama / French Guiana / St Lucia /, and many times in America . He was dubbed "Star of the Future Generation ".Dwayno considers by many to be very jovial with a great work ethic as he engaged in several activities such as School tours, function, community charity shows, student Mentoring etc .in June 2018 the bilingual Dj release the first patios/Spanish Ep This project caught the eyes of the infamous Grammy music board. I am so happy to consider for a Grammy spot “ this is my biggest accomplishment “ he said.  

Dwayno is on his way to greatness, proving his skills and abilities as an MC by delivering the music that is being highly demanded by society today – his style augmented by his humble attitude towards life and career will propel him to the heights of his potentials.

Dwayno’s aim is to take his career to the highest level .. he also seeks to educate his fellow artist and try to play a positive and influential role in society.

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