JERMAINE MORRIS aka 'CASSIE HYPE' - A YOUNG MAN
WITH A DREAM
By: Kerry- Ann Bercher, Go-Jamaica Writer
"Me just love the music ting!", said young
upcoming artiste, 'Cassie Hype' as he spoke of his
passion for music, which he describes as 'in his blood'.
Born February 12, 1984, this talented Aquarian wants
to take his talent to entertain to another level.
Cousin of Innocent Crew's Benzly Hype, Jermaine Morris,
an only son, grew up with 2 sisters and both parents,
Rose and Lascelles Morris in Seaview Gardens.
"Apart from the violence, growing up was great.
Catching crocodiles, hanging out with friends, performing
for friends and family
I had a good childhood.
Seaview was like a college for me because I learnt
a lot of things."
While being a Sergeant in Cadet, Jermaine attended
Edith Dalton James High School where he went up to
grade 10. He was unable to commence grade 11 because
of gang violence in the area, so he was privately
From the young age of 10, Jermaine, who was affectionately
called 'Cassie' because of his cast eye and because
he was a reserved person, so they considered him to
be 'hype', hence the name 'Cassie Hype'. He was always
encouraged by his cousin Carrie Campbell aka 'Macka
Head' from Innocent Crew, to develop his talent to
DJ into a career. With that, his inspiration came
alive. He wrote his first song at age 10 entitled
From there, Jermaine began his quest for stardom
as he performed at a number of shows such as Teen
Splash, Spring Break, GT Extravaganza, Follow The
Arrow. He's has been all over performing at shows
in Negril, Portland and Montego Bay with stars such
as Assassin, and the Red Square Family.
"A real garrison youth
him song dem deep,
him keep it real ", said Cassie as he spoke of
his favourite DJ, Bounty Killer.
Jermaine Morris aka Cassie Hype, says he brings positive
music to the mixture, music that will encourage and
inspire. Through his music he targets the younger
part of the society. Through his music he want to
send messages of hope and inspiration. His music is
to encourage them to stay focused, work hard and stay
away from trouble.
With his musical aspirations set overseas, winning
grammies and becoming one of the greatest DJ's Jamaica
has ever seen, he wishes to work with artistes such
as Bounty Killer, Assassin, Sizzla and Berris Hammond.
Working on his dreams and staying focused is what
Cassie Hype is set on doing. Ambitious and talented
young man fulfilling his dream.
You may contact Jermaine Morris aka 'Cassie Hype'
at 377-3930 or 447-7286. E-mail at email@example.com.