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Published on May 7th, 2012 | by asiedu3

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LENYA WILKS RISES

In March 2012 Rising Stars’ Lenya Wilks topped the Reggae singles chart with her first #1 hit “ Baby Come To Me”

Wilks who was born and raised in Ewarton, St. Catharine. Attended Charlemont High school also in St.Cathrine where she expanded her musical talent. In her first year of high school she was given the task of leading the school’s senior choir which she did for five years. During this period Charlemont High School won more than twenty gold medals each year in multiple competitions across the Island of Jamaica, Lenya at the time also managed to start her own collection of twenty-one gold medals and three trophies.

In 2007 Lenya Wilks was introduced to the Jamaican public, at the age of seventeen when she entered the Digicel Rising Star’s competition and although a viewers’ favorite she ended the completion in 4th place.

On the night of her elimination from Digicel Rising Stars she was invited to join Harmony House Productions, the home of reggae icon Beres Hammond. In that year, 2007, Lenya Wilks started opening for Beres Hammond on his tours across the United States, Europe, Canada and the Caribbean. She covered 33 states on her last tour of the US.

Lenya Wilks Launching her solo career in 2011 with Zx5 Productions and is currently working on her debut album, releasing tracks on iTunes and Amazon, with videos on YouTube.

Lenya Wilks has also been featured in commercials and her hot track, “I Hate Love” was #2 on the Top Songs Chart in Indie for several weeks.

The video for her track “Baby Come To Me” was shot on Sunday May 6,2012 and as also since release her track “Yeh Man Jamaica”.

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