“TWITCH RIDDIM” DB BROS RECORDS first release will be available May 5th 2017 on iTune, Amazon Music, etc… The “Twitch Riddim” album is the first one riddim album out of China. The lineup is a combination international artists and artists evolving in China. This album features artists such as Perfect Giddimani, Elijah Prophet, Zulu Bob, General Huge, Raddam Ras, Jado and many more. Go Get Your Copy Right Now! “HERE“
Here is the Line up :
01 – Perfect Giddimani – Gigantic
02 – Jado – Real Life
03 – Elijah Prophet – You Call Me crazy
04 – Zulu Bob – Lion
05 – General Huge – Look At Me Know
06 – Abel X – Love Is The Key
07 – Solgi & Rawhx – Africarribean
08 – Natty 9 – Doing What We Can
09 – Biggaton feat. General Huge – Ni Hao
10 – DB Bros Records – Twitch Riddim Version
Who Is Perfect Giddimani ?
If you haven’t heard about the ‘Hand Cart Bwoy’ then you are indeed missing out on one of the most powerful, intriguing and refreshing voices in today’s Reggae/ Dancehall scene: Greg Rose, aka Perfect Giddimani, the musical alchemist.
Greg grew up in the cool hills of Bamboo where he was exposed to various genres of music, and spent many evenings listening to and singing his favorite songs. His father owned several jukeboxes, giving him exposure to the rhythms of Jamaica. He counts Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Toots Hibbert as some of his early favorites.
At nine he was already entertaining. This stardom exploded as he entered York Castle High where he became a superstar, performing regularly at the school’s fetes and concerts. Thereafter, he was branded Mr. Perfect.
After leaving school, Perfect went to Kingston to get a first hand understanding of the business. Along with brother Kirk, he owned and operated Askum Recording Studio, where he produced himself and other local talents. He also spent time at Roof, Double Lion, Penthouse, King Jammy’s and Arrows Recording in Kingston, fine-tuning his art. He started appearing at dances and stage shows every chance he could, causing his popularity to soar.
Determined to break into mainstream recording, Perfect did a few self-produced recordings on his own label Chalice Palace Muzic. Building on that successful effort, he recorded Sweet and Black, which blended classical and refreshingly new soul reaching messages with songs like Empress Mi Love and Turn Him Down. In 2004 he recorded the smash hit Hand Cart Bwoy, which brought him international success, followed by a slew of hits: Johnny, All I’ve Got, Kutchie Kup, 8 Gangsters and many more, which appear on the album Giddimani.
He has released over 700 singles and 8 albums over the course of his career so far. In 2013 Dynasty Records released Journey Of 1000 Miles to critical acclaim and popular praise. His most recent effort Over The Top was produced by House of Riddim’s Sam Gilly. Over the years he has scored number 1 tunes in Jamaica, Germany, Sweden,and France and done collaborations with Lauryn Hill, Anthony B, Sizzla Kalonji, Lutan Fyah and Jahdan Blakkamoore.
Perfect Giddimani could be compared to a tsunami wave. That is exactly the way he hits the massive with different styles of music and energetic performances. He has been around the world multiple times, performing at some of the biggest festivals and sold out club shows, always in demand.
Soulfood melodies for the rebels and the message of equal rights and justice are always present in his songs.
Who Is Jado ?
JADO’sreggae music’s influence in Shanghai started in university, after obtainingJiangsu top-notch singer and other awards, success came when he signed to theSONYBMG record company, that relied on a person that was local and well versed.
In 2005released on SONYBMG’s “Has Any Lecture of Anything @SHANGHAI” CD,2006year releases personal special edition “JADO” Shan Qu of the samename ” the solar rain ” and so on obtained music lovers’ consistentcommendation.
In 2007coordinated the SOMA phonograph record by NIKE, NOVO, which other brandsaccredited to great popularity the song, soon after that leaving Shanghai.
Who Is Elijah Pophet ?
Elijah Prophet was born and raised in Westmoreland, Jamaica, West Indies. At a young age, Elijah began singing under the mentoring of Garnet Silk and Uton Green. These years were spent in the cool hills of Parish of Manchester. At the time, Garnet Silk was unknown to the world of music and was dj’ing under the name “Bimbo”. Singer Uton Green took on the dual role of godfather and teacher and remains to this day a mentor to Elijah. The next step was in 1991, when Garnett Silk would take Elijah to Courtney Cole’s Roof Talent Show every year and Elijah would sing with the band. These live appearances helped Elijah earn a reputation as a singer with a powerful voice and a strong stage performance.
Who Is Zulu Bob ?
Hails from the twin Island of Antigua and Barbuda. From a young age he has been surrounded by the sweet sounds of music. He has always been a member of both school and church choirs and has taken part in many local or school talent competitions as well as being a guest artist at other events.
Its no surprise that by moving to china for studies that he jumped in the entertainment scenes.
Zulu Bob spends his times working as both a Dj and Mc in Beijing under the alias of NorrisMan but his true joy comes from him being able to share his views and feelings through his music. Working closely with DB Brothers, WhyBeatz and Island Trap Records he touches different styles, different genres and is truly dedicated and ecstatic about releasing to the world music from an artist with no barriers
Who Is General Huge ?
General Huge is a Ragga, Reggae, Dancehall singer, songwriter and beat maker. During the early years of his career, the General previously recorded two albums in France, one with the French singer Matt and a solo album. He’s part of a band in Beijing: Ultimate Band Crew (UBC). He toured the whole China with UBC between June and September 2016. UBC also brought Perfect Giddimani for a China tour with them on November 2015, thanks to IMCG Global.
He is also the co-founder and CEO of DB Bros Records, the first and exclusively dedicated to reggae, record label ever built in China.
He exported the concept of “One Riddim Album” in China by having different famous reggae artists singing on his label productions such as Perfect Giddimani, Chuck Fendah, Naptali, Elijah Prophet, Aima Moses, Lutan Fyah, Mikey Wild and many more.
On stage, General Huge made several cooperation during his career, either alongside his band UBC or solo, opening for the Chinese reggae band 龙神道 (Long Sheng Dao), but also for the UK dancehall stars Tippa Irie and Ras Demo as well as Nancy and Phoebe from Congo Natty, or Lady Chann, the UK dancehall queen. He also worked with the one and only Heavy HK, the old raggamuffin veteran U-Brown as well as the French reggae singer Don Camilo.
Who Is Abel X ?
Coming from Ethiopia, Abel X is well known for being part of one of the biggest reggae/hip-hop crew in Ethiopia: The Lucy Boyz
He arrived in Beijing few years ago to put up a new Dj crew “Twice groovy” and helped a lot the Macao band “P4” by recording and producing them.
He works a lot with UBC by always being behind the booth, playing the tracks for the crew and also singing alongside with them.
He’s featured on UBC’s last album bringing a nice hip-hop touch.
You probably saw him playing many times, since he’s invited in clubs around Beijing areas such as Wudaokou, Gongti etc.(Propaganda, Dao club, Hot Cat, Temple Bar…)
Who Are Solgi & Rawhx ?
Solgi is one of the hottest younger Performers coming out of the Bahamas. Not one to be a prisoner to any one genre, his live sets show no bounds by including genres such as Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Rap, and Tropical House that attracts crowds from far and wide. He has been blessed to have the opportunity to have his music spun all over the Bahamas and China.Solgi has played in several very popular areas in Beijing such as Gongti, Wudaokou, as well as Gulou where he became the resident DJ for Samans Bar.Additionally, in 2016 he toured China with Ultimate Band Crew performing in places such as Xian, Lanzhou, and Yinchuan. Solgi has a passion for music and his career. He is determined to become successful.
Rawhx is a reggae singer hailing from Zambia, he incorporates different genres of music in his work aimed to be appreciated by people of all ages and races. In 2014 he created the musical project EMOTULI.
Who Is Natty 9 ?
Natty 9 is a french reggae singer born and raised in Paris, he’s been working as sound system entertainer either performing scratch music or taking up the mic on the underground scenes of Paris and massive rave party’s all around the french capital city. Influenced by the jamaican singers and the british drum and bass scene he was led to participate to several projects with many diffrents crews, collectives and producers; such as UNISSON, Skydub, General Huge, DB Bros Records and UBC.
Who Is Biggaton ?
Biggaton (given name Kevin Roye) got his first taste of recording while attending the Christiana- based Holwood Technical High in 1989. However, he got his break on Want A Thing (1999), a collab effort with dub poet Mutabaruka.
He has since released two albums Eyes of the Wise and Optical View.
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