As he drops Dancehall Knowledge for a third time on the music industry, Imperial is building on his momentum with a series of performances featuring a litany of Jamaican music’s most influential figures while garnering stronger fan support.
Imperial appeared at Waggy T’s Bashment Explosion on March 21 in Pembroke Pines, FL, performing alongside prominent Reggae singer and long-time friend,Wayne Wonder. The duo delivered a slew of their classics for a more-than-satisfied Florida crowd asImperial also performed tracks off his new album,Dancehall Knowledge: Volume 3, drawing many forwards from patrons.
Then, it was on to Miami where the artist formerly known as Alley Cat would perform at Winter Music Massive on March 22, organized by Large Up magazine and 222 Worldwide. The show, co-hosted by Melanie Fiona and producer extraordinaire, Tarik ‘Rvssian’ Johnston saw Imperial produce a well-received, pulsating set, which saw him perform hits such as Real Ghetto Story, Why Why, Hot Gal, Brag and Boast, Girls Tour and many more. The performance also gathered the artist props on social media, with DJ Gravy tweeting that he got ‘three forwards in 2 minutes!’
The show also featured appearances from Reggae linchpins, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley and Stephen Marley, as well as Jo Mersa Marley, Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons. In the meantime, Imperial says he is concentrating on pushing Dancehall Knowledge: Vol. 3 while promising fans can expect to see lots more of him in the near future.
He is currently lined up for a show this Saturday at the Purdy Lounge in Miami (South Beach) as well as a performance in West Palm Beach April 19th.