Sunday 21 July, 2019

WATCH: Bolt 'runs the track' - launches dancehall rhythm

Usain Bolt pops a bottle of his Olympe Rose champagne at the launch event on Thursday.

Usain Bolt pops a bottle of his Olympe Rose champagne at the launch event on Thursday.

Jamaican track legend Usain Bolt introduced his first musical project Thursday, the Olympe Rose Riddim, at the Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records in St Andrew.

The dancehall rhythm features vocals by a number of popular local acts including Ding Dong, Dexta Daps, Munga Honorable and Chris Martin. Footballer turned deejay Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner also has a song on the record. 

Martin, Munga and 'Bibi' performed at the launch event, where Bolt also used the opportunity to officially introduce Jamaicans to his brand of signature sweet champagne cuvee, Usain Bolt Olympe Rose, which inspired the rhythm. 

Watch highlights from the launch captured by videographer Marlon Reid.

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