Dr. Beres Hammond’s Music is the Prescription

Beres Hammond has received an honorary doctorate from The University of the West Indies.  The crooner, with more than 50 years in music, was all smiles when he was conferred by The University of the West Indies with an honorary degree, Doctors of Letters, during its Class of 2023 graduation ceremony.

Addressing graduating students in the faculty of Engineering, the Institute of Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), and the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), Hammond shared the journey he has taken in music as well as the artists who inspired him to pursue his dream.

Over the years, several fans have shared their own stories of Beres’s music and how his hits have been the prescription they needed to get through life events.

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