The Gleaner: Playing The Numbers With Stick Figure - California Act Consistently Tops Billboard Reggae Charts
Jamaica is the birthplace of reggae music, but California has maintained a dominant space for the genre, with multiple annual roots and reggae music festivals that pull thousands of fans. The organisers regularly invite local stars like Chronixx, Protoje, or recently, Koffee, to grace their stages, however, the Jamaican-bred entertainers sometimes play second fiddle to West Coast-based acts. One such act is Stick Figure, Scott Woodruff’s one-man production unit whose albums consistently top the Billboard Reggae Chart with impressive numbers. The self-taught, multi-instrumentalist, who started playing as a hobby, recently knocked VP Records artiste Jah Cure’s latest Royal Soldier from the number-one spot with the release of his seventh album, World On Fire.
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