Jamaica Gleaner / Reggae sensation Romain Virgo rose to stardom right before our very eyes, but there is so much about our Restaurant Week Ambassador that fans may not even know. Flair went behind the music and had a heart-to-heart with the ‘Love Doctor’ himself. Here are 10 things to know about Romain Virgo.
What movie title best describes your life?
The movie that best describes my life is Pursuit of Happyness.
Where is the most interesting place you’ve been?
Las Vegas is actually the most interesting place I’ve ever visited. I have been to many places for work, but I didn’t really get a chance to see or experience the places for myself because of time constraints. But I did in Las Vegas and I was amazed by how alive it is! It’s really indescribable.
What’s the best way to start the day?
The best way to start the day is by having devotion, a healthy breakfast and hitting the gym.
What is special about the place in which you grew up?
Where I grew up is a peaceful and quiet environment. I can’t recall any major crime being committed there.
Who was your favourite artiste while growing up and why?
Beres Hammond. His music is very soulful and growing up, I believed that was real music. Music that touches the soul.
What’s your favourite song to perform?
My favourite song to perform Who Feels It Knows It .
If you weren’t a recording artiste, what would you be?
I would be an architect.
What is one of your must-haves on tour?
My cellphone. That’s what keeps me connected to my family and fans around the world.
Did you have any pets while growing up? If not, did you always want a pet?
Yes, I had a dog. His name was Boyzie.
What is your favourite movie?
I don’t have a favourite movie, but I have a favourite series: Breaking Bad.
‘Brawta’ Bonus: Are you a morning person or late nighter?
I’m definitely a late nighter.