Abbey Williams release her first CD “Blessed Empress”
Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
Resident of San Pedro for over eighteen years and a single mother of seven, Abbey Williams released her first CD on Friday January 6th. Her CD entitled “Blessed Empress” tells the story of her life and shares lessons learned.
In speaking to The San Pedro Sun, Ms. Williams shared, “The CD includes all types of music, from dancehall, reggae, punta and even one country song.” Abbey recorded her first hit single in February of 2011 “Mrs. Crack” along with “Put down the Gun” and was overwhelmed at how well the public welcomed her music. With the success of her first songs, she took to the writing board and a year and a half later, released this CD, “One of the songs on the CD “Mrs. Crack” is all about my true experience of my marriage gone bad because of drugs. I lost my husband because of crack and a lot of we ladies for years just pity ourselves and I just got tired of that.”
The other tracks on the CD include titles such as Blessed Empress, Mama Lift your head up, Nuh mek no man hit yo, Love of a lifetime, Lying Cheater and Wicked Wine. The six new songs included on the CD speak of dead-beat fathers that refuse to take on the responsibility of their kids, violence, abuse by men and cheating among other issues that she sees women facing in the country.
Abbey hopes that the lyrics of her music will speak to women and the general public and encourage them to be victims no more. “A lot of us ladies we put up with a lot of abuse because of the kids and I want the ladies to know that we won’t put up with anymore abuse because if they bruise you they got to lose you.”
“Blessed Empress” is not presently available in stores in San Pedro but will be shortly. However, for your signed copy of Abbey’s CD, you can contact her at 628-8285. Abbey takes this opportunity to thank San Pedro and everyone that contributed to making her first CD a reality. She promises that this is just the beginning, as she has much more stories to tell through her music. She also plans to be able to produce music videos to go along with her songs.
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