Remy Martin Heading To Jamaica For Charity Event

Remy Ma will join

reggae artist Bounty Killer for the return of his annual celebrity charity benefit,

Saddle to the East 2006.Martin

joins Green Lantern, Wayne Marshall, Vybz Kartel, Elephant Man, Wayne Wonder,

Capleton, and other Jamaican artists who are helping to raise money for the nonprofit

organization Upliftment Jamaica."The

fact that Remy Ma is coming all this way to help raise money for the people of

St. Thomas says to me that she is one of those rare entertainers that unselfishly

gives of themselves for the benefit of those less fortunate," stated St.

Thomas native Gary Foster, chairman of Upliftment Jamaica and vice president of

Russell Simmons' Rush Communications.Upliftment

Jamaica provides health, education and social services for residents of St. Thomas,

one of Jamaica's most impoverished parishes."We

are all excited about Remy finally coming to perform in Jamaica," Foster

continued. "With her brand of hard-edge sass, and razor sharp lyrical prowess,

her performance at Saddle to the East, one of the biggest stage shows for the

year, is sure to make a lasting impression on the people of Jamaica."Saddle

to the East 2006, which returns after a five-year hiatus, will take place on Aug.