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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Raggalox

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Reggae recording artist, Ragga Lox is a real expression of lyrical talent. His smooth flow and confident delivery of songs on his music make him a true nowadays ambassador of reggae. His
voice compliments tracks in style resembling none. On stage, Ragga interacts with the audience, while using well organized lyrics and melodic flow to win fans over.

Rohan Robinson, more popularly known as Ragga Lox, was born on August 13th, in Jamaica. He grew up in the community of Georges Valley, a small district on the out skirts of Mandeville, in the parish Manchester.

His debut release came in 1995; with three songs on a compilation CD for Rhythm One Records. His single, “Ghetto Youths”, was a favorite. Other releases, “Chocolates and Roses” and “Bright Light Big City”, were done from his production, Rtist4Rtist Ent.

To date, Ragga Lox has three studio albums, and is getting ready to release his fourth. The first Album “LIFE”, a demo album, was produce by Blackmind Records. The others, produced by Rtist4rtist Ent. “MUSIC IS MY LIFE”, Ragga Lox Tenth Anniversary Collection, is a collection of songs recorded for various producers, over Ragga’s first ten years of recording, and features appearances by Natty Remo, Jango Thriller, Ken Serious and Lee Kelly.
The other album, “STEPPA INNA BABYLON”, was produced in-conjunction with Undeniable Records, and features guest appearances from Richie Spice, Lutan Fyah, Mikey General and Ethiopian singer Jah Lude. Top single “ON DI CORNER”, was an instant success, and received enough airplay, to secure Ragga’s first number one song, on Clinton Lindsey’s reggae charts for New York, and the album also did well making it to the number 2 position on the album charts.

On a recent tour of California, Ragga Lox performed at Ashkenaz in Berkeley and Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz, to name a few. He has also performed on numerous shows, including Reggae In The Valley, in Jamaica; Irie Jamboree, in NYC; One Love Africa, in Addis Ababa Ethiopia; and other shows, including performances in Shashamane Ethiopia , Nairobi Kenya, Atlanta, Miami and more. Ragga Lox has also performed on shows featuring reggae greats such as Luciano, Gregory Isaacs, Bob Andy, Jr. Gong, Mykal Rose, Sizzla, Buju Banton, Beenie Man, Bounty Killa and more. Ragga was inspired by Bob Marley and Dennis Brown for their creativity, and the level of importance they brought to Reggae, but was more influenced by the early Charlie Chaplin, Josie Whales, Professor Nuts to name a few.

Ras Attitude

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With the message of love, unity and consciousness embedded in his music, St. Croix born Ras Attitude is a musical force to be reckoned with.

Independent Artist M. Goodwin “RAS ATTITUDE” was born on the “twin city “island of St. Croix, the largest of the Virgin Islands to renowned gospel singer, Harrella Goodwin.

At 7 years old he was introduced to the stage and by traveling with his mother and appearing on in several concerts, he was able to develop his musical skills by learning the play the keyboard, read musical notes, and harnessing his performance skills in becoming a consummate artist.

by the age of 15 years old while attending the Caribbean Community School, Ras Attitude found a joy in Beating on the desk and singing in the class room Dubbed the LUNCH ROOM SESSION as a way to practice his craft. It became the place where students would come to show off their talent. Still in High school, Ras Attitude became a founding member of “Tek-9 Sounds” with some friends & Family in the Community , That move became his launching pad to the top.

In between sets and the sound system, Ras Attitude would do his own little show using rhythms from 45 Vinyl Records. Which was a success for him and encouraged him to pursue a career in music? After high school Ras Attitude went on to Becker College, where the name Attitude was given to him by Tippa Lee of the group “Tippa Lee & Rappa Roberts.” While taking classes he was able to do little gigs at clubs, which gave him recognition on a small scale. During this time his path crossed a former artist known a Ras Batch. Batch previously plays in the band for Harrella Goodwin (Attitude’s mom) who at the time was playing with “Motion Band.” Upon meeting with Batch and voicing several tunes in the studio and together the two began the creation of SoundVizion Records.

His debut album “Happiness” in 2001 paved the way for this soulful roots reggae star. His harmonic sound is even more evident with follow up albums such as: “Love Life” in 2004 and “Holding Firm” in 2005. These albums included such hits as: “War to Win”, “All We Need is Love”, , “Wrath of Jah” featuring Batch. And “Warrior Status” The hit tune that HIT #1 on the Tashai Real Music Charts In record time !

With his magnetic personality and harmonic voice, this singer has been in demand worldwide. Even with his busy touring schedule in the United States and in Europe, this talented performer managed to deliver two more explosive albums which showcased his unique versatility and further proved his staying power in this industry—“Trodding Home” and “HOLD THE VIBES”

Without and doubt, this MUSICAL EXTRAORDINARE’S aura and style yells ARTISTIC! It is truly the epitome of a genuine artist. This is evident from his trail-blazing tunes, to his trend-setting style, and then to his charismatic, and most times, jovial personality. With his vibrancy and RESILIENT ENERGY, this “Show Stopping Crowd-pleaser” is sure to leave you captivated along with his harmonious lines reflecting love, unity, and positivity.

This MUSICAL GENIUS has proven that he can handle it all, from R&B, to Pop, to Hip-Hop and certainly his native home’s most popular musical genre; Reggae. This humble brethren, hailing from the island of seven (7) flags, St. Croix, has performed with great musicians and singers such as – Barrington Levy, Beres Hammond, Lutan Fyah, Batch, Pato Banton, Luciano Capleton, Sizzla, the LOST BoyZ, Kardinal Offishall, Nichole Ray and many more.

Ras Attitude has great things in store and is sure to rock a stage near you as he continues on his world-wide tour extending his fan base, and continues to obtain the love of people of all cultures from this cosmopolitan society we, “The American Paradise.”

King Kanashi I

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King Kanashi I hails from St.Croix in the Virgin Islands. Known for his wordsmith talents, Kanashi doesn’t disappoint with this Dub anthem titled “Mystery Babylon”. The bass driven “I-Draw” riddim from ‘Rally Up Music’ is the perfect vehicle for his fiery chants and melodies. ‘King Kanashi I’ uses his words as a powerful weapon to combat the corrupt one percent that fight against the people.