Vivacious, sassy, stylish, gorgeous, voluptuous are perhaps just a few words to describe this dancehall sensation. A mix of dancehall beats and lyrics that show the sweet and tough sides of love, life and longing is what makes Dovey Magnum such a unique artist.
Miss Dovey Magnum, an upcoming Reggae/Dancehall artist out of Atlanta, GA, has been creating waves across the United States and of course her hometown. Dovey was born Simsky Kimberly Harrison, a Jamaican native in Spanish Town, St Catherine. Her love for music was detected at a very young age. Dovey’s passion for reggae music started with the influence of the “Legendary” Bob Marley and continued to grow with the influences of the “Queen of Dancehall” Lady Saw and the Tracey Champion.
She started acting upon her musical journey in early 2011. As a female artist her drive and hard work led her to work with various Reggae artists such as Beenie Man, Lady Saw Voicemail, Baby Cham, Macka Diamond, Konshens, Tifa, Black Ryno, and Alkaline just to name a few. Dovey has a unique and edgy style of her own. Edgy enough for the “Queen of Dancehall” to reference her as her twin the first time she opened a show for her in Atlanta. Her first single “Kitty Tight” recorded in late 2011 was the favorite amongst the ladies of Atlanta and took the local dancehall scene by storm. She then released the track on Social Media, which started the pathway for her successful music career. Following “Kitty Tight” was another track called “Daddy”, which was written for her father. The track is full of emotions and sentiments which showed the softer side and versatility of Simsky. This too was loved by her fans.
In 2013, 2014, and 2015 Dovey Magnum was nominated for Atlanta’s newest and hottest local reggae female artist in which she walked away the winner consecutively. Currently she is working on her sixth track extended play (EP), which is schedule to be released early 2016. She is also heating up the D.J’s playlist with her hit single on ZJ Liquid Good Book Riddim, “Sick Inna Mi Head”. Her current 2016 release “Me Nuh Mine” produced by Offshore and Tephlon is presently heating up the social media sites.
Dovey Magnum is now with a new management team Tephlon Entertainment For booking and inquires please contact Tephlon at email; email@example.com
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are your from?
DOVEY MAGNUM: I am from Atlanta, Georgia.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
DOVEY MAGNUM: My background for music has been of course dancehall reggae but I grew up listening to all genres of music. I love music.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
DOVEY MAGNUM: My songs are about woman empowerment and letting females understand that it’s okay to be yourself and standout, be brave , raw ,edgy, and in control. I also write music about my struggle and letting my fans know to never give up on there dreams.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your favorite song to perform and why?
DOVEY MAGNUM: I would say ‘Tight, Tight’ because I get to perform for my fans. I love performing and I get to do my “magnum special” ( cartwheel w/t split )
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What has surprised you the most in your pursuit of a career in music?
DOVEY MAGNUM: The thing that really surprised me the most I would say is the fight that you get when you’re talented. The struggle in the business is hard for up and coming artists, but I feel like it’s definitely been harder for me as a female trying to get my sound heard. It’s been hard, but I feel like thanks to the people that I’m working with, things are starting to come together and you will be hearing a lot more from Dovey Magnum .
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
DOVEY MAGNUM: Tracey Chapman, Bob Marley, Lady Saw aka Minister Marion Hall , of course the world boss Vybz Kartel and Celine Dion.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
DOVEY MAGNUM: My music is fun and full of vibes. It is also uplifting because as a single mother I put my pain and soul into a song. I just want to sing and inspire other woman even if they’re not single to just be strong. There’s also times when I write music for the bedroom, I’m like an instructor for the ladies too lol .
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?
DOVEY MAGNUM: I would say it’s just the flavor and my performance. I know I stand out from other artist because of my style and my delivery . I actually am lyrical and I know when people to listen to my music they won’t be disappointed .
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What would you like to see changed in today’s music industry?
DOVEY MAGNUM: I would like to see a lot of the talented upcoming artists get a better platform to broadcast their music. People in the industry need to open their eyes to fresh new talent and new sounds that people all over the world want to hear . And with no offense we’ve been listening to the same artist for more then 5-10 years. People want a new sound, they crave it.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects that you are currently working on?
DOVEY MAGNUM: Well my team and I are campaigning rite now for my new single ‘Mi Nuh Mind’. It has been a hit the ladies have been going crazy about it . I’m working on my EP. It’s going to have seven songs and I’m looking to shoot some videos. So I’m definitely working towards my goals .
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
DOVEY MAGNUM: I want the world to hear Dovey Magnum. I see my self continuing to work hard because in 10 years I want to be one of the biggest stars. I want my name and music to make a mark in the world just like all the other greats .
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
DOVEY MAGNUM: My fans can get my music on ITunes , YouTube ,SoundCloud and they can contact my team for bookings through social media , Instagram- @DOVEY_MAGNUM @tephlon33 -link is in the bio and you can visit my website www.doveymagnum.com or email us firstname.lastname@example.org
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