Afaya Pollack Wins Rita Marley Foundation’s Inaugural Song Writing Competition

December 10, 2019

On April 2019 the Rita Marley Foundation launched its inaugural Song Writing Competition for high schoolers.

The theme chosen for this year was Strong Black Women & Their Role in History.

On International Reggae Day, July 1, results were announced and Ardenne High School’s Afaya Pollack was declared the winner.

Afaya was awarded a $50,000 first place cash prize.

To produce the song, Rita’s foundation enlisted master producer/musician Asley ‘Grub’ Cooper, and on Friday November 15, Afaya Pollack and York Castle High School’s Shawvick Barrett (3rd place finalist) were in studio, with Grub, recording the song.

Congratulations to winner Afaya for her creation!

Download the track with or without vocals:

Vocal Version
Instrumental Version

Watch the musical masterpiece below:

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