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Perfect (musician)

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Birth name  Greg Rose
Genres  Reggae

Name  Greg Rose
Occupation(s)  Singer
Years active  2000-present
Perfect (musician)
Also known as  Perfect, Mr. Perfect, Little Ninja, Perfect Giddimani
Born  26 March 1980 (age 35) (1980-03-26)
Origin  St Ann's Bay/Parish, Jamaica

Greg Rose (born 26 March 1980), better known by his stage name Perfect Giddimani, Mr. Perfect or simply Perfect is a Jamaican reggae singer. Who has gained worldwide recognition for his reggae hit "Hand Cart Bwoy" which entered the Jamaican charts in 2004 and created a wave of support for local peddlers who ply their wares in the markets and on the streets.

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Biography

Perfect (born Greg Rose) is the third child in a family of four children. He grew up in Bamboo, a community located in the parish of St. Ann, Jamaica. Perfect recorded his first tune as Little Ninja, before changing his stage name to Mr. Perfect then subsequently Perfect Giddimani.

Perfect Giddimani began deejaying on a sound system called "Trend Setter" which originated in Bamboo where he lived. It was for this sound system that he recorded his first set of dubplates. He attended York Castle High School before relocating to Kingston. The first song that highlighted his name was "Lock Me Up" in 2004 but his break through came with "Hand Cart Bwoy" in 2005. He released his first album Giddimani, the next year. The Austrian record label Irie vibrations released his second album Born Dead With Life, in 2008.

In 2016, Perfect Giddimani's song "Happy" won the award for Best Pop Song 2016 by The Akademia Awards based in Los Angeles, California. In April 2017, Perfect Giddimani was featured on Young Shanty's EP titled Chalice Row or Dig a Hole which debuted on Billboard's Reggae Album Charts at Number 1. This EP was produced by Giddimani Records, founded in late 2009 by Rose, in collaboration with Chalice Row Unlimited based in California.

On the 7th of July 2017, Perfect Giddimani released his 11th studio album titled Live My Life Again. This fifteen track album released by Giddimani Records, debuted at number 1 on Billboard's Reggae Albums chart for the week of September 2, 2017. It spent 3 consecutive weeks on the charts going from 1 to 5 then up to 3 as the charts greatest gainer for the week of September 16, 2017. This album also entered the Billboard Independent albums chart peaking at 38.

Mixtapes

  • 2008: 30 Pieces
  • 2009: Dear Mr. President
  • 2009: The Perfect Mixtape
  • 2011: Giddimani Nah Drop
  • References

    Perfect (musician) Wikipedia


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