Ossie Dellimore

Originally hailing from St. Vincent, now living in New York Ossie Dellimore's musical career was boosted by his capturing first prize at Amateur Night at The Apollo. Several years later, Ossie's abundant musical and lyrical talents convinced Easy Star Records to include his first single 'Time Has Come' on the Easy Star Vol. 1 compilation album.

After some two years of silence on the recording side of his musical career, Ossie Dellimore's great songwriting and strong, powerful vocal performance (to many reminiscent of a young Peter Tosh) were captured on the original release of his entertaining, self-produced debut album "Freedom's Journal". released at the turn of the century to critical acclaim and re-released in 2004 on Skank Records after going out of print. . His follow up, “Reggae Music,” was also released on the Skank label in 2010 and was heralded as one of the top releases of the year.

Ossie donates a portion of each album sale to Doctors Without Borders, an organization providing relief to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.

Dellimore has toured the US (including Hawaii) as well as Europe and has proven to be a charismatic performer, with stage presence of the seasoned headliner.

His releases are available online as well as at www.skankproductions.com.

You can also find his HD videos (shot by his own Massaganna Music and Video company) on You tube: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ossie+dellimore&aq=f


"Freedom's Journal". An album that brings the listener undiluted roots reggae from the very first drop. As a true astaman Ossie strictly deals with righteousness, which is expressed through the reality lyrics in every self-penned piece on this album. The ten vocal tracks featured here range from such classic masterpieces like "Time Has Come" to the exuberant performance of Fire Man". Standout tracks are the aforementioned "Time Has Come", "Down Pressor Man", "A Better Way" and the wicked combination tune with Junior Demus titled "Sharp As A Razor&".

Reggae Vibes.com Review:

The title of the album says it all. “Reggae Music”, the sophomore album from Ossie Dellimore is 60 minutes of pure reggae at its finest. Dellimore is a master of his craft and obviously has reggae music running through his veins. The way he takes traditional Roots Reggae and projects meaningful lyrics on top of his music is truly unique. Each song is another story as Ossie brilliantly flows from track to track leaving listeners educated about Roots Reggae and Dellimore’s personal journey through music.

Beat Play Experiment Review:

Ossie Dellimore feeds the masses who hunger for consciousness with the release of his debut CD Freedom's Journal. Freedom's Journal is built upon a solid roots foundation laid down by Soldiers of Justice uses strictly live instruments. Ossie Dellimore adds his unique vocal style to deliver potent political and socially conscious songs like 'The System', 'Fire Man' and 'Justice' that speak to the afflictions facing society and the people's need for spiritual upliftment in their modern day way of life. In bringing together heartical roots riddims with rich intelligent conscious lyrics, Freedom's Journal reveals that the time has come for the sounds of Ossie Dellimore and Soldiers of Justice to be heard far and wide.