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iakopo releases new single “One Forever”

International Recording Artist iakopo releases his new song which is the title track off the New Album “ONE FOREVER”

This singer from Maui, iakopo (pronuciation:yah-Koh-poh), releases his new single “One Forever” worldwide on October 22, 2014.  The song has his signature smooth sound and whimsical lyrics that gives a taste of reggae and pop.

Island music has come a long way. I’m referring to the Hawaiian sound, which has been transformed in pop culture with the rise of Colbie Cailatt and Jack Johnson. Transcending the essential reggae styles of Bob Marley, international recording artist iakopo blends an R&B sound with acoustic guitar songwriting. The result is a fluid, well-rounded sound that continues to grow the reach of the cross-genre musical style similar to Sublime with a more rhythm-and-blues-feel. Plus, how could you not love the ambiance of an island love tune? iakopo’s career began in 2006 (formerly under the name Keys of Creation) and has taken him around the world. His latest single is One Forever, a love song at heart crafted around an alternative-R&B style. By D Grant Smith

http://blog.appetizerradio.com/2014/10/sound-bites-one-forever/

iakopo has been on the top billboard charts, and his songs are currently been played in power rotation on major radio stations worldwide. He is one of the world’s hottest new artists! His unique but warm and powerful voice catches the listener’s hearts and doesn’t let it go. His first encounter with music started at age 3. It all started when he got his hands on the guitar at age 13, he joined a reggae band. He sang hit songs that he arranged in reggae style, and around this time, he started performances in clubs, thus widening his music performances. Since then he moved from Samoa to California, Hawaii, Japan, and has been island hopping from place to place and spreading his unique mix and style of music.

iakopo is a reggae/rock singer, born in Orange County, California, raised in Samoa. As one of the world’s hottest new artists, iakopo has been topping charts across the globe and his songs spinning in rotation on major radio stations worldwide. iakopo had over 2 million selling downloads and he is International World Music Video Awards winner.

iakopo-One-Forever-200Contact Information:

markuono@lifeproduceinc.com

www.iakopo.com

One Forever video link:

http://youtu.be/SIMFM24-2kY

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