Reggae singer Christopher Martin didn’t always want to become an entertainer. It was his dream to become a chemical engineer, and he studied hard and did all the requisite subjects that would have prepared him for this job. Advanced math, pure math, and physics became par for the course, and having passed them all, he found himself against a wall.
“The money wasn’t there to fund university,” he told The Gleaner. “And for me, personally, a student’s loan was not the way forward.”
It was then that his friends suggested that he enter ‘Digicel Rising Stars’ and win, using the money to pay for higher education. “‘Rising Stars’ was then about to enter its second season, and I knew that Cavan had won, but I didn’t know much else about it. And please note that my friends said to me, ‘Enter and win’,” the Big Deal singer pointed out.
Well, he did just that. However, having won, Martin had a slight change of plans. “Instead of doing chemical engineering, I chose a course that was less demanding because the music had become such an integral part of me that I knew I had to continue on that path,” he explained.Read More…http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/entertainment/20190614/5-questions-chris-martin