Genre: Reggae, Contemporary , Roots Reggae
Hailing from Manchester, Jamaica, E. Smooth ignites the same kind of emotion and energy one feels when listening to artists such as Sanchez, Beres Hammond and Luciano. From the first time you hear him sing, you are hooked. His unique vocals draw you in and touch your soul. E.Smooth lyrics are heartfelt, genuine, and filled with positive vibes.
Born Earl Livingston Dixon, E. Smooth is one of twelve children born to Genevieve Cleghorn. He was taught at a very young age by his mother that one must work hard in order to achieve their dreams in life. Smooth family nicknamed him “Earl Nightingale” because he was always singing. His mother recalls that he began singing the moment he woke each morning and he would sing to everything he was doing; he didn’t stop until he went to sleep each night. She also recalls how spiritual he was and that no one could keep him from going to church and building his relationship and faith with and in Jehovah God. Singing has always been E. Smooth spiritual companion as it soothes him and brings him peace, joy and tranquility,
E. Smooth music is created within his spirit, and is inspired by God, his mother and his two sons. Through his music, Smooth expresses his childhood memories and everyday life experiences. Each song is different and full of passion; he draws you in and you’re able to instantly feel his emotions of love, joy and sometimes pain. His vocals are unique and edgy while his lyrics are positive and meaningful. E. Smooth music touches you because it relates to the everyday life experiences we as human beings encounter on a day to day basis.
E. Smooth began singing at a very young age and made his first public debut at the age of ten. While his family referred to him as “Earl Nightingale”, the community referred to him as the “Early Morning Songbird”. People throughout his community said they always knew where he was or what he was doing because they could hear him singing. He would sing while doing his daily chores and while on his way to and from school. Smooth became popular within the community because of the joy his singing brought to others. He began gaining additional recognition when he began singing on force five band and local sound systems. The sound system is an important part of Jamaican culture and history and has played a major role in exposing upcoming artists to the world through their “specials”, which are exclusive dub plates gratifying the sound system. It was at this particular point in his life that his career as a Jamaican Pop Reggae artist humbly began and continues to grow.
Currently residing in Boston, E. Smooth continues to gain the much deserved recognition throughout the Boston area via Reverbnation reggae charts as well as throughout New York City and St. Louis. In addition to solo performances, he has opened for acts such as Junior Reid, Junior Demus, Fantan Mojah and Vybz Cartel.
The message E. Smooth wants to get to his fans through his music is that despite your current situation or circumstances, if you stay strong, persevere, carry love in your heart and have faith, your dreams and hearts desires can and will come to pass; just never give up.
E. Smooth is constantly working to create new material and is preparing to release his album. He is excited to continue spreading his heartfelt message of love and unity to the world through the great vibes of his music. E. Smooth is undoubtedly on his way to the top of Reggae Charts worldwide. I encourage you to take time to listen to his music as I guarantee he will warm his way into your heart.