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Appleton Estate Pier Pressure Carnival Unmasked a hit - I-Octane delivers thrilling performance

Published:Monday | April 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

On Friday, April 15, Appleton Estate officially presented Pier Pressure at Montego Bay's hot spot, Pier 1.

Patrons were in for a double dose of fanfare as Appleton Estate Pier Pressure kicked off the carnival week of feting with the Carnival Unmasked theme for Friday's staging.

Vibrant soca and dancehall fusion along with Appleton Estate V/X Signature Blend specials marked the debut of the new partnership, as partygoers danced to the musical selections of guest disc jock: DJ Smoke, and house DJ, Baby Thug.

The vibe did not stop there, as special guest artiste, I-Octane, delivered a live performance that found favour with party patrons. The artiste thrilled with hits from his arsenal including; Wine and Jiggle, Lose a Friend, Buss a Blank, Mama You Alone, and Love You Like I Do. After receiving an encore,

I-Octane delivered an extended performance to conclude the night's festivities.

Tamika West, marketing manager at J. Wray & Nephew Limited, spoke to Appleton Estate's patronage of Pier Pressure:

"Appleton Estate is the brand of choice for all things that lend to the celebration and discovery of Jamaica. Pier 1 is this year observing its 30th anniversary and as one of the most loved entertainment locations in the island, we were pleased to come on-board to partner with the Appleton Estate Pier Pressure event series. Our partnership could not be a more fortuitous one as together we present a celebration of music, dance and spirited energy to lead Carnival week and beyond."

She continued, "We are thrilled that Appleton Estate Pier Pressure patrons enjoyed the first staging of the relaunched series responsibly, with our renowned rum."