This email concerned an Independence (Antigua and Barbuda’s 35th) release by Drastic.
Key aspects: In recent times, ‘Drastic’, the multifaceted Artist/ Singer/ Songwriter has ventured out across the world to work with Jah Cure – International Jamaican Reggae Artist; successfully securing a Grammy nomination for his writing prowess! Meanwhile he’s collaborated with top Nigerian Artist Niniola, on the new single “Shaba – The Remix”; and, as co-writer of the song “Oxygen” for the legendary Shurwayne Winchester of Trinidad & Tobago. One Artiste; with outstanding work in three (3) different Genre’s … and still, this is just a taste of what’s to come.
Today, the Artist depicts that truly, “home is where the heart is”, with the release of – Where I’m From – a song from the heart produced by “Justin Nation” aka Jus Bus, and featuring Antiguan born Travis Philip also known as Tha Shya (Drastic’s cousin, & son of former Antiguan Calypsonian “Chalice”).
Drastic says, “Where I’m From is my gift in song to the people of Antigua and Barbuda and to all who can positively relate to the message. Where I’m From speaks about the blessings of God on our islands and calls for more love and togetherness among our people.” It encourages people everywhere to ‘strive to be great’ with the affirmation ‘each endeavouring and all achieving’ – Antigua’s Famous national motto, included as one of its most prolific lines. It is important to note that while busy representing Antigua independently overseas, he continues to emphasize love and patriotism for his homeland.
Here’s the song: