June 14, 1981 in Saint Elizabeth
Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica
Oje Ken Ollivierre popularly known as Protoje, is a contemporary reggae singer and songwriter from Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. His mother is Jamaican singer, Lorna Bennett and his father is a former calypso king. In 2010, Protoje began working with his cousin and popular Jamaican producer Don Corleon. After releasing "Dread", "JA" and "Roll" in 2010, Protoje's debut album, entitled The Seven Year Itch, was released in 2011. The first single off the album dubbed "Arguments" (2009) was responsible for his early popularity in Jamaica. In 2011, he released another single off the album entitled "Rasta Love" featuring Ky-Mani Marley.