Dancehall artiste Squash who originated from Montego Bay and now living in Florida sat down with Winford Williams of OnstageTv to talk about his musical career and more.
To Kick off the interview, Squash whose real name is Andrae Whittaker was asked about his producing endeavours versus his recording artiste endeavours. Squash replied outlining that he is an artiste first and foremost, however, he is the type of person who makes things happen hence he finds himself in the producing world with his record label titled 6ixReal Records.
Squash next detailed that aside from Jamaica he considers Trinidad his second home because he gets a lot of support from the Caribbean nation.
He was then asked about his reason for leaving Jamaica to live in the USA, he replied stating, “Mi love Jamaica but at the end of the day mi cah tek di wul dung Winford… Too much corruption deh inna one likkle environment, mi nuh like it,” he outlined as his reason for leaving Jamaica to live abroad.
According to the 6ix Boss, he had to remove himself from the island because of the “system” he also detailed that his name has been called on many crimes since his departure even when he does not know about the crimes.
Where is 6ix? Squashed replied stating that the 6ix camp is currently on top in the dancehall music industry and called out several names from the 6ix crew, however, notably, he did not make mention of Chronic Law which sparked more speculations with regards to the current relationship between the two.
He was also asked about his experience in lock-up the last time he was in Jamaica, according to the “Sweepstake Life” artiste he has put the situation behind him and he sees it as a situation where he had to pay to learn and he is not looking for any compensation from the government as a result of the ordeal.
With regards to his status, he outlined that he is a “Don dada” as mentioned in one of his latest music releases. He details that being a “Don” he motivates the youths to rise from noting as he did, he also outlines that he’s about upliftment and not into criminal activities as he is a jovial person who loves to be in a happy mood.
Watch the full interview below.
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