Shaka Pow’s Journey to Encourage Jamaica’s Youth By means of Absolutely Brilliant College Tour

by Howard Campbell

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The sight of kids carrying backpacks with a ‘Dunce’ emblem initially of Jamaica’s new faculty time period in September, sparked anger amongst mother and father and directors.

Dunce Cheque, a success track by deejay Valiant, impressed the unflattering development. It additionally drove Shaka Pow, one other toaster, into launching his Absolutely Brilliant College Tour and luggage of the identical identify.

Shaka Pow was not too long ago in South Florida procuring his product which he says has been well-received in Jamaica.

Shaka Pow's Journey to Inspire Jamaica's Youth Through Fully Bright School Tour
Shaka Pow

“Now we have distributed over 100 luggage, bought 75 and donated 10 on faculty encounters and community-based interventions. The black and navy blue are the preferred bought. Purple too, within the smaller sizes,” he disclosed.

The Absolutely Brilliant College Tour began in March and led to July. Shaka Pow, who’s an obstetrician/gynecologist, gave motivational speeches at 32 excessive, major and primary faculties.

He additionally recorded the track Absolutely Brilliant in response to Dunce Cheque which hears Valiant boasting of constructing plenty of cash as an entertainer although he sat in the back of the category at school.

Thus far, Shaka Pow says the video for Absolutely Brilliant has attracted over 80,000 views on ShakapowVevo. Gross sales of his luggage are additionally going properly.

“We’re countering the Dunce bag, with the orders and gross sales exhibiting no signal of stopping. We simply getting began,” he acknowledged.

The Dunce bag was chastised by the Jamaican public, with some faculty principals refusing to permit college students with luggage carrying the offensive emblem to attend class.

Though criticizing the baggage, Fayval Williams, Jamaica’s training minister, mentioned college students shouldn’t be refused entry to highschool.

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