Etana's Photo Diary

"Reggae is definitely male-dominated and for some female artists, the men would just bumrush the stage or the females would be left to perform last. But I take the mic from them, go on stage, do my thing and then walk off. You have to put down your foot and be serious about it," Etana said.
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 28, 2008

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“Reggae is definitely male-dominated and for some female artists, the men would just bumrush the stage or the females would be left to perform last. But I take the mic from them, go on stage, do my thing and then walk off. You have to put down your foot and be serious about it,” Etana said.

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Etana sings her songs of praise and glory.

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“I feel like African women are just beautiful all over the world,” says Etana as she signs autographs at a local girl’s school in Jamaica.

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Etana sings for her young fans in Jamaica.

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As the special invited guest of Jamaica’s Minister of Health, Etana sings her hit “Warrior Love” to a massive crowd at the “Peace and Prosperity” concert last March.

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Etana poses with her Best Female Vocalist Award at the 2007 IRIE FM Radio Awards.

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Glamming it up for the camera, Etana’s look is just as eclectic as her music.

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After growin a strong fanbase throughout the Caribbean, Etana’s first studio release The Strong One, an eclectic combo of reggae, soca and folk, is coming to America.

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