Spanish Town-based dancehall singjay Checkdhat has many reasons to smile of late considering his current run of form which has led to him quickly climbing the musical ranks with his current buzzing track entitled “3 Points”. While noting that he has not gotten the all-important buss as yet the deejay says he is grateful for the current buzz around his career and says he plans to build on it by doing great music for his growing fan base.
“The ting inna di street now, the songs on the hot mixtapes, radio, social media, tv and every time me buy a newspaper me see myself inna it suh me definitely grateful for the love the industry a show me. Right now its about building from here and showing the fans that I am worthy or their ratings suh a just none stop music from yah suh” Stated Checkdhat.
The former Jamaica College graduate who skillfully navigated the harsh streets of Spanish Town St. Catherine as a child says music has always been both his passion and saving grace. The artiste who started doing music as a mental escape from the day-to-day life struggles says he is also investing in himself by forming his own record label and plans to produce and sign other artistes when the time is right.
“I am a businessman and music is a business as such I am taking this full circle with the brand being Well Ruff Entertainment which is a multifaceted entity that is owned by me. I am a long-term thinker so you can expect a great mix of my own music as well as music from other artistes that I will sign when the time is right. The plan is to build an empire brick by brick” Stated Checkdhat.
Currently, Checkdhat has collaborations out with the likes of Chronic Law, Shakstar and Kapella Don as well as buzzing singles such as “3 Points” and ‘Be Like We”. The artiste is also gearing up to release a self-produced single and music video entitled “3Points” on his Well Ruff Entertainment label.