Local artiste releases new song, video

Local up-and-coming artiste Donnel “DeeArr” Romain has released a brand new song and music video.

The LHR (LionHeart Records) lead singer, a Portsmouth native, teamed up with Symplz crooner/Q Talent Search 2010 winner Asher Thomas to create a duet entitled “One In A Million.”

The song has recently entered the rotation on major radio stations here in Dominica and according to reports it has been very well received.

The official video for the song had been highly anticipated for some months now by the fans of both artists. Just two days into its online release, it has already created a stir on YouTube and Facebook.

The music video was filmed and edited by emerging video producer Chad Ambo.

The soundtrack was produced by Alexson Ettiene from Portsmouth.

See video below.

[youtube width=”600″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzGg0tdQ030[/youtube]

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54 Comments

  1. What the?
    April 30, 2012

    Who the girl? She Kalinago?

  2. Master-B
    April 30, 2012

    “Auto Tune” had to research this one. Its widly used in the musical industry to enhance digital vocal and put off key pitch in perfect symphony. Time magazine though criticized this as one of the top 50 worst inventions.(http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auto-Tune).
    My padna sent me the video, the song is good,the message behind the song was well transmitted however, something was missing-lack of creativity as others have commented.
    Overall good effort,I know u guys will do better next time. Keep doing u thing and make all of us proud.

  3. Dominican to de bone
    April 30, 2012

    could have been better but to much Outo tune

  4. Asher Thomas
    April 29, 2012

    The girls were local. D auto tune was just part of d production . Different producers produce differently. But still thanks for all who enjoyed it ,appreciate the live and for d criticism .it has all been viewed as constructive . Big up DNO for having us on here . I think its a rather good look . Look out for bigger things from Asher thomas and D R . Big up to Chad Ambo , Arie d producer and donnel for featuring me on the track

  5. smfh
    April 29, 2012

    boring

  6. Video guy
    April 29, 2012

    I guess everyone wants to see trees and the beach so check out this video which i also directed:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6PgvmMnqvA

  7. the truth
    April 28, 2012

    to much auto tone for real no lie tell dominicans stick to wats theres and they would make it than other places culture dominica is lay taw, boyon and soca can pasy oh see my boi chubby he large thats d/a own

    • April 29, 2012

      no one here in going to make money singing boyou and all dat other crap ok because this place Dont have money

    • aye
      April 29, 2012

      amen to dat

  8. sphynx
    April 28, 2012

    maybe you have a beautiful voice but i can make nothing out of it because IT IS NOT NATURAL!!!for the love of music listen to some of the oldie goldies stars and you will understand that the vocal cords have a big part to play and not the electronic vocal cords.bash me who want but iam saying out loud what some of you are thinking low down.

  9. wortless
    April 28, 2012

    this song is so touching… i love it. very sweet song. the video is ok but but could be better.

    • wortless
      April 28, 2012

      gr8 job guys but where are our women? where are the female voices of Dominica?

  10. ann
    April 28, 2012

    good voice. i find something missing about the video,the entire videe was shot in one area.like someone said previously, it lacked creativity.

    one in a million- at least a shot by the beach with the girl running towards him and jump on him and kiss him, go out in the gardens and have a lovers picnic…………….he didn’t even go on his knees to propose with a pleading face.

    All of these are ways to add meaning to the words of the song in the video and to add great viewers interest in that i would be an interesting video.

    • What the?
      April 30, 2012

      But that would cost good money for lighting etc. This is the cheapest way of doing things. It’s good.

      When Warner come along … then ride an elephant on the beach.

  11. lucian
    April 27, 2012

    ah wat trouble is this dont b hatting…if it was a kartel and other they would b no.1 but because is the local you all have fault… :(

  12. April 27, 2012

    too much autotune man,for god sake stop using autotune it dnt work everytime on voices.good effort by the way.

    • PTG
      April 28, 2012

      well said. i dont know why these guys cant remain natural…..

  13. Peter Parker
    April 27, 2012

    Genuine accent: 1 , Phony Jamaican accent: 0

  14. April 27, 2012

    Hats off to my homeboys and to the people that criticize remember these guys don’t have promoters and top producers and managers so to come up with work like this let’s just appreciate it. Keep making music hard work pays off. Great job all around.

  15. J-Ova
    April 27, 2012

    Great Song… Great Effort Guys…! Continue to work as hard as the two of you is already working… Every effort counts!!

  16. Ellen Evaline Paul
    April 27, 2012

    I may be missing something here. The song is entitled “one in a million”, so why is it that I’m seeing the guy is hooked up with 2 different girls? Maybe i have not gotton it as yet but to me one in a million means you are the only one.

    • interesting
      April 30, 2012

      look at the vid properly Ellen. 2 guys 2 girls.

  17. hmm
    April 27, 2012

    The video is kinda lacking in creativity. Just an OK effort from all. But its a good start. Can’t hate too much.

  18. Anonymous
    April 27, 2012

    Nice voice, but, let me be the one to give some constructive criticism….as many breathtaking scenes as there are in Dominica, this video would have been a lot more creatove had you gotten a video camera and taken a walk on the beach with the young lady or anything besides “just sitting on a couch!”

  19. charlie delta
    April 27, 2012

    great job on the video and the song. The only thing that spoiled it for me was the fact that there was just way too much autotune. I would have liked to hear the actual voices…

    Give us more voice next time and less auto tune!

    • riddim up
      April 27, 2012

      alot of potential, but too much auto tune….
      but the song is great, video is ok, but a great song…
      if i just heard it on the radio and i didnt know i would say its some big r*b artist…

  20. Anonymous
    April 27, 2012

    There are a lot of talented young men from Portsmouth that are in the music business. Hope one day they can all come together and make a great album.

  21. Anonymous
    April 27, 2012

    Congrats young men! Great voice, and keep the positive Possie spirit.

    • the truth
      April 28, 2012

      dude with all that auto tone u can say if them dudes have great voice. allu sitting where allu hearing thats allu

  22. jerseydominican
    April 27, 2012

    congratulation my brother great song

  23. scrum
    April 27, 2012

    Very Nice.

  24. Dominicanfirst
    April 27, 2012

    Ok. Im not hating on the track but, Simon would have said ” I thought I was at a baptist church listening to a new artist.”
    The video is great, good job Chad, son! u got talent.
    But the first girl keep looking at the camera… pretty but cant act. I personally thought the second guy was more talented.
    And for crying out loud isn’t ‘Auto tune’ supposed to make ur voice better…
    Eh! ‘E’ for Effort

    • ann
      April 28, 2012

      she could watch the camera, but not the way she did it, it was looking like she stealing chances to peep(queit funny) she suppose to look at the camera in a sexy slow manner!!!!!!!!!!

      • DominicaFirst
        April 29, 2012

        Wats up Ann..? U sound Sexy!!!!! Not that I can hear ur voice. lol

  25. Original-Eagle Eye
    April 27, 2012

    DAMNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!! love it.. OMG talent for your money

  26. Mellyann
    April 27, 2012

    Good voice

  27. Hott stuff
    April 27, 2012

    Love it!!!!!!!congrats……..

  28. LHR Fan
    April 27, 2012

    Big tune!! Nice video too! Who’s that pretty girl?

  29. Gaza slim
    April 27, 2012

    D/ca got real talent!!! big up my boy Asher, good things a gwan! The other boy looks like McNeil a bit…

  30. Waitukubuli
    April 27, 2012

    Great voice, my brother. However, you need to use the talent God gave you for his glory. Sing love songs unto Father God instead and He will increase you.

  31. LR
    April 27, 2012

    big up the vybz but still too much autotune used…

  32. Sam
    April 27, 2012

    Now that’s what you call a music video not that rubbish Colton T did with our queen Nadira Lando.

    Great job guys. Love your voices.

    • Proud Dominican
      April 27, 2012

      Colton T didnt release a video. You need to get your information straight before speaking. SMH

  33. B.E.R.T
    April 27, 2012

    Possie Self Have talent To Wee

  34. Eggy
    April 27, 2012

    Great vybz. Respect.

  35. ???
    April 27, 2012

    hope that the “video girl” is Dominican! I went there and I said it!

    • fed up
      April 27, 2012

      same thing i am saying. they tend to use foreign girls in their videos. There are so many beautiful, sexy dominican girls. if you want to promote you music, your country, then promote the women of your country too

      • john doe
        April 28, 2012

        who tends to use foreign girls in their videos?

      • fed up
        May 3, 2012

        them…the first girl is not a local girl

    • ideal
      April 29, 2012

      i hope she is dominican too, all these singers seem to favour very fair girls in their video what happens to us dark girls. pls don’t become like those black americans who do the same thing

      • smfh
        April 29, 2012

        bull ish!!!

        Look up the latest music videos from dominica count how many fair girls u see.. and Dominica population isnt 100% dark skin ppl get over your self everyone gets a shot..

      • SweetP
        April 30, 2012

        I was thinking the same thing. I hope the girl is his gf or atleast a dominican because if not i cannot support this guy. I’m not racist but he is up and coming and already behaving like a typical famous black man, watch the amount of black famous men that have white or wives that are not black. I cannot understand this what is wrong with being famous and having a black partner? Some would argue that there was a black chick but she wasnt the main girl plus i find they have her beating up herself soo much where as the other girl everything is like normal. SMH.

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