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live chat: Black Uhuru lead vocalist JUNIOR REID in house

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Reid, who is known for songs such as One Blood and Funny Man, as well as being the man who replaced Michael Rose as lead vocalist for Black Uhuru, has seen his One Blood musical family grow tremendously with the addition of his brother, Bomb A Drop; older sons, Andrew and Wada Blood; and now two younger sons Juju Blood and Yung JR.Juju Blood, one of the latest additions, is aiming to leave a mark as prominent as that which was left by Junior Reid.The young artist, who described his genre of music as reggae/dancehall and hip hop, delivered with a singjay style, said he is extremely thankful to his father for the foundation he set.“He has had a major impact on my career. I look up to him and I see the great works that him put in, because a nuff things him do but sometimes people don’t acknowledge it. At the same time a my legend that, suh mi just love wah him do fi we. I want to be like him or be better than him,” Juju Blood told The Gleaner.He shared that with his brothers also in the business, it’s sometimes feels like a family affair.“It’s such a great joy to be sharing the stage with my brothers and my father. We have the opportunity and we’re gonna make use of it because a nuff yute nuh have the opportunity weh we have,” he said.The group shares a strong musical relationship as Juju said that that they all have an input in each other’s career in aspects such as songwriting and performance suggestions.