Jamaican Music Music Interviews

5 Things You Did Not Know About Protoje

Protoje
Written by VivienneChance

We caught up with Protoje who will be performing this week  in St. Petersburg & Miami, Florida. The contemporary reggae singer and songwriter have emerged as one of Jamaica’s leading musical ambassadors with the resurgence of conscious reggae. Here are 5 things you did not know about Protoje.

1. How did you get the name Protoje
The name Protoje was suggested by my friend Evaflow. I consider myself a student of the music. My given Christian name is Oje hence the spelling PROTOJE.

2. Happiest childhood memory is…
Happiest childhood memory – my first Reggae Sumfest and 1992 National Boys Championship when STETHS ( coached by my father) almost won the Championship.

3. Growing up my hero was…
Growing up my Heroes were my parents.

4. A movie I never get tired of watching is…
“V for VENDETTA”

5.  Finish the following sentence “If I was not in the Entertainment Arts Field I would be……
A long distance Runner.
For more information on Protoje including his latest shows visit his website, twitter page, instagram and facebook page .

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