Reggae Sumfest 2014 has added another big name to its growing list as organizers confirmed Grammy-winning deejay, Sean Paul will make his return to the prominent stage show for the first time since 2003.
The entertainer confirmed his appearance via social media on Friday as he posted a video expressing his delight at being back on the Sumfest stage. He will perform on International Night 2 on July 19 and will be joined on stage by a band, dancers and will unveil a few surprises for fans, according to Summerfest Productions executive director, Johnny Gourzong.
“I’ll be bringing the love the world has shown for reggae music home,” he said in a release. “There is no stage like home. I’ve toured the world, but Jamaica is still my favorite place to be.”
Sean Paul is currently promoting his most recent studio album, Full Frequency, which features big name acts such as Damian Marley, Nicki Minaj, Konshens and Iggy Azalea. He is currently on the European leg of his Full Frequency tour, which saw him make stops in Austria, Switzerland and Germany, where most of the tour takes place.
Sean Paul now joins a Reggae Sumfest 2014 lineup which also includes Tessanne Chin, Busy Signal, Wiz Khalifa, Sanchez, Mr. Vegas, Beenie Man, Chronixx, Jah Cure, Freddie McGregor and many more.
Reggae Sumfest 2014 will take place from the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay from July 13-19. The show is being sponsored by The Gleaner Company Ltd., Jamaica Tourist Board, Digicel, Iberostar, Pepsi, Secrets and IRIE FM.