Alaine Laughton, known by her first name Alaine, is a singer and songwriter was born in New Jersey, U.S.A and moved to Jamaica at the age of three.
In 1988, Alaine appeared in movie Clara’s Heart, alongside Whoopi Goldberg. Between the late 1990s and early 2000s, Alaine lived in the United States and has been writing songs and singing back up for Rocafella Record Label artistes such as Cam’ron and Freeway who are rappers.
Alaine moved back to Jamaica in the summer of 2004 to focus on her own music career after working as an Investment Banker for JP Morgan and Chase. Alaine later made a link with Craig “Serani” Marsh of DASECA, and started working with him. The spontaneous chemistry that ignited between them provide Alaine with her first song on the radio within days of her arrival back to Jamaica. In 2005 Alaine’s single “No Ordinary Love” on Don Corleon’s Seasons Riddim was a breakthrough single on the Reggae scene, and Alaine was quickly praised for her special talents.. Her other singles “Deeper”, “Chaka Chaka Love”, “Heavenly”, “Wine” and “Love Sound”, a duet with Beres Hammond are also doing very well.
Alaine also performed on Reggae Sumfest 2005 in Montego Bay, St James to positive reviews. Alaine has been assisting in the Jamaica spreading the word about HIV/AIDS and safe sex to high schools throughout the country, and will be showcased as one of twenty artiste in the movie “Made in Jamaica” which is being directed by Jerome Lapperrouzas.