The artiste has been blazing a trail leading up to the big night by his dominance on the local charts.
Last week at the Music Industry Awards the Digicel Brand Ambassador copped two awards — Singjay of the Year and Prince of Reggae. At the 2012 staging of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) I-Octane beat out tough acts such as Tarrus Riley, Capleton, Luciano, Tony Rebel and Queen Ifrica to to cop the award for Most Cultural/Educational Entertainer.
“I have worked really really hard and the awards are like of acknowledgement of what I was doing,” the singjay said about the accolades.Commenting on his upcoming Sumfest performance he said he can’t wait. “Trust me, I think I have matured a whole lot more over the past year and I am eager to show my fans that. They can expect something really special from me,” he said.