Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Music: Steph-eyi, the Up Rise

A Muliti-talented young lady, born in Kingston Jamaica, Stephanie Wright aka Steph-Eyi,
started writing and singing her own songs at the age of 13, trying to make it in the industry. Determined to do music despite the  odd’s, she joined the church choir and formed a girls trio at her High school by the name of ‘Earth Angels’. There Stephanie Harnessed her silks of writing and musical arrangement, constructing the harmonies of the songs for the Group. In 2009 the Group’s name was changed to ‘3 Angels’ dropping and adding a new member. 

The group was heard by Officer Laing, C.E.O at Supreme Promotions and promoter of one of Jamaica’s biggest Dancehall shows ‘Sting’, he then decided to take the group under his wings. Under the management of Officer Laing the group released several songs and performed at several major events including ‘Sting’.
Stephanie departed from the in 2010 and to pursue a career of her own doing Reggae music. The multitalented singer took a 1 year break from music to pursue her childhood passion for dance and drama.

In 2011 she started the Jamaica Theological Seminary doing a B.A in Music and Media, there she released two Gospel songs under The Covenant Entertainment company. She then transferred to the Excelsior Community Collage School of the Performing Arts.

It was there she caught the eye of Music Producer Andres Lopez with her silky smooth voice at the age of 20, during a Major play ‘Backslider’, where she played one of the lead characters, ‘Rose’. Stephanie also became a member of the 2013-2014 Pantomime cast.

Stephanie has been under the guidance of Lopez and his label ‘I-Pez Productions’, she released her first single ‘Dreaming’, which caught the attention of the European market. Steph-Eyi  has recently released her EP  and her new video ‘One step at a time’. She is currently working on her album to be released later this year.

The Church impacted Stephanie in a great way and has now led her to dive deeper on a spiritual journey conveying her message through reggae music, writing songs depicting the society, unity, peace, love and the socio-political system. Few of her major influences are Alborosie, Chronixx, Ikaya and Etana, Bob Marley, Protoje and Keznambi,. She is determined to send a message to the world through her lyrics. Stephanie is quickly making her way up in the Reggae industry all of the world, becoming a household name.

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