Deca (from Olympian to recording artiste) JAMROCK HOTTA (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
Former Jamaican Olympic team captain, Maurice Smith, puts out his debut track with profound social commentary on the issues of crime currently seen in Jamaica. Maurice Smith who has received high acclaim as a Jamaican Olympian and decathlon medalist tells Reggae Vibes he has always had a deep love for music but has just gotten the time to fully pursue it. He wanted to wait until he was able to do it properly and professionally and the time is now. Reggae Vibes thinks this track is on par with some of the best material out there. Please tell us what you think of this song.
Maurice Smith is a decathlete from Jamaica. He competed for Auburn University. He represented his native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, finishing in 14th place. He broke the Pan American Games decathlon record in 2007, winning his first international gold medal. He won the silver medal in the decathlon at the 2007 World Championships. Smith is the current national record holder in the men's decathlon, with 8644 points.
Smith beat World Champion Roman Šebrle and Dmitriy Karpov at the TNT-Fortuna Combined Events meeting in Kladno, Czech Republic with 8157 points, setting him up well for the 2009 World Championships in Athletics.