Jamal ‘Gravy’ woolard, who stars in the new Notorious biopic about the life of slain rapper Biggie Smalls flew to Kingston Monday with Mavado, who returned from a hectic promotional trip to New York (NY). The two will be collaborating on several projects while Gravy is in the island.
Mavado created more history over the weekend at a show in Rochester, upstate NY. The only act on the bill, Mavado pulled out an astonishing 4,000 fans into the huge Armory venue in freezing sub-zero temperatures and snowstorms.
Mavado also made an unprecedented three live appearances between Thursday and Saturday on Hip Hop legend Funkmaster Flex’s radio show on HOT 97 in New York. Sunday night rounded off the weekend with a hype event in Manhattan at Club Prime, hosted by Mavado.
With the upcoming release of his sophomore album, Mr Brooks – A Better Tomorrow on March 3, and with So Special attracting radio spins across the country, Mavado is poised to hit mainstream America.