Kirk Cornelius Brown, stage name Dandexx, was born in Kingston, Jamaica. With the influence of musicians such as Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, music was more than just a hobby for Dandexx. He began as early as 1993 where he was known by community members and coworkers as a true lyricist. With a genuine love for reggae music Dandexx started to record professionally in 2000. In 1997 he made his first major appearance at Pier One in Montego Bay, and soon after several other prestigious venues in Jamaica. With a welcoming response from fans, Dandexx embraced his musical calling.
Dandexx released several singles and received great reviews from his growing fan base and further local and international airplay on mainstream radio. The success of his music, lead him to book shows such as STING in 2004, and Rebel Salute in 2006. Before these performances he joined a music group known as Music Knowledge with other reggae artistes such as Ras Carey and King Kazoo. The recording artiste then teamed up with Dean Frazer after performing at the legendary Bob Marley Birthday Bash in 2007. Dean Frazer then recorded five songs with the group. Soon after Dandexx went back to being a solo artiste and continued his work with Di Next Generation Production WC which is based in Los Angeles, California.
He has now recorded three albums. ‘2 Roads’ and ‘Soft Answer’ mastered at Tuff Gong Studios, Kingston, Jamaica and ‘Proverb’ recorded at the legendary Westlake Studios in Hollywood, California and TMP Studios in Santa Monica, California. His break out single from his ‘Soft Answer’ album is entitled ‘Confident’ which created a great impact in Jamaica.
Dandexx is now committed to fully promoting his music that he describes as ‘positive’ and ‘influential’.
With every generation comes an extraordinary talent ready to shape the future, their voices often time command your attention while their spirit warms your soul. One such voice that has been resonating on the local circuit is that of Sheldon Williams more popularly known as Ricardo Suave.
Born on January 5, 1975 Suave has been in the music fraternity for over a decade yet his commitment is still as solid now as is was back in 1991 when as a teenager he entered Jamaica’s Inter-Schools Festival Competition where he won a Silver Award for his rendition of the Larry Graham mega’ hit’ “One In A Million You”.
Suave was always a fan of music, growing up he would listen and sometimes do renditions of songs from local pioneers like Sanchez who he credits as one of his early influences. His charisma was often times what keep him progressing as he would make the best opportunity of every situation and that coupled with hard work and dedication led Suave to the forefront of the industry.
In 1995 Suave got his big break when he was featured on the Starlight segment of the greatest one night reggae show on earth STING. From there Suave continued on his musical journey and in 1996 he entered the Red Label Wine Super Star Song Competition where he placed second with an original composition entitled “Embrace Me”.
Though not one to be classed in any specific genre Suave has long been a practioner of Lover’s Rock. In fact during October 1999 while in the town of Mandeville he came under the wings of popular musical arranger and vocalist Norris Griffiths who incidentally gave him the stage name Ricardo Suave. The two later collaborated on a number of ventures for outside clients seeking assistance in production.
Having grasped some new techniques Suave began to focus on his own career once more recording and performing until he caught the attention of dancehall artist Spragga Benz who later collaborated with him on the smash single “Rock Your Body” for which a video was shot.
Since then Suave has been racking up exposure at a number of prestigious events and ceremonies including a radio & TV advertisement gig with Jamaica’s leading beverage company Spike Industries Limited. He has also performed at Kings House for a host of Government Officials like the Governor General, Prime Minister and Private Sector Leaders but his most noted stage experience was in 2008 when he performed at the Internationally renowned Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival. Suave opened for big name acts like Anita Baker and Diana Ross.
At the start of 2009 Suave appeared on the big stage at the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival this time alongside Lionel Richie, Randy Crawford and the O Jay’s. In March he made his presence felt at the newly established Jordu Live showcase and is now working with his own Record Label Suave Productions to create a buzz to welcome his highly anticipated debut album came out 2014.
The combination of humility, charm, vibrant passion for music, respectfulness and appreciation for life and the universe, are only some of the faces of Anaicon’s personality that appeals to anyone who comes in contact with him.
Born on September 27 1993, in St Ann Jamaica, and named Oshaine
DeVaine Anderson, aka “Anaicon”. Anaicon is a Rastafarian who accepted his name through divine revelation. He has been called toutilize his talent to create and perform Reggae Music for the edification and upliftment of not only the oppressed and those who claiming African descent, but for anyone that can hear and perceive.
Oshain attended Salem Basic School, Discovery Bay All Age, Ocho Rio High School and later St Monica’s Collage. Oshain remembers Ms. Lawrence as an instrumental force in his life, when in grade 6 at Discovery By All Age she encouraged him to read avidly and Develop his skills as a performing artist. Anaicon took her advice and tutoring. He gravitated toward music and in 2007 began to write, sing, and dj.
Interests include football and music. At Ocho Rio High School he played on their football team which vied with other schools for the Dacosta Cup. He continued to prepare himself for music career through high school.
Anaicon entered the Magnum Kings and Queens Talent competition in 2013 where he was a formidable and impressionable contestant. He advanced to the “Face Off” where was eliminated due to his positive lyrical content. Anaicon does not believe in or support artist bashing each other in the name of music. He approached Osujah Records to prepare demo’s of his music where he was welcomed and embraced. At Osujah he found the portal to launch his music to the world.
Energetic, spontaneous and simply entertaining are just some of the words many are using to describe recording artiste, Cornell Moodie, more popularly known as Buss Weh.
Hailing from St. Mary, Jamaica, Buss Weh has always exhibited and an uncanny ability to produce melodies, from his adolescent days. He began to network and quickly earned the respect of many local producers and promoters, as being a truly serious recording artiste and performer, from as early as 2006.
Since then he has recorded many singles such as: “Why Why,” “We Nah Waste Nuh Time,” “Up Up,” “Inna Mi Long Time” and that is just to name a few. While recording, he was simultaneously and assiduously performing on major stages such as St. Mary Me Come From and Highgate Splash. He has shared stages with major players such as Capelton, Romain Virgo, Gully Bop, and others.
Buss Weh is currently signed to St. Ann based record label, Osujah Records, and is now on an aggressive promotional campaign. A few weeks ago he was selected as the artist to watch for 2016 by popular street promoter Stampede.
Everett G. Streete, best known by his stage name EVER-G, is an original soldier for Reggae who writes and sings positive and uplifting songs of peace, love and unity. His messages of Jah, Family, Peace and Love of Life come through powerfully in his music. Although musically influenced by Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Bunny Wailer, as well as an admirer of the harmonies of the Wailers, Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions, EVER-G has a distinctive and sophisticated style of his own, which is appreciated by music lovers everywhere and has garnered him an international fan base.
Hailing from Hanover, Jamaica, singing from the age of four and performing live since the age of sixteen, EVER-G released his first Album, “World Peace” in 1999 and followed this with 6 stellar works of art. Since then, he has been the recipient of numerous awards for his musical and professional contributions to and for the Reggae music industry.
A consummate performer, EVER-G has graced the stages, as the Support Act, of many of Reggae’s greats including: Capleton (2012), Steel Pulse, Third World, The Mighty Sparrow, Shabba Ranks, Yellow Man, Sanchez, The Itals, Ky-Mani Marley and Gregory Isaacs. EVER-G has also had the pleasure of playing guitar on shows with Sanchez, Frankie Paul, Don Carlos & Ninja Man.
EVER-G has been compared to Beres Hammond and Freddie McGregor which he accepts as compliments, and caused the star to say “Music is at the core of my being from which I am positively inspired to write about and spread the message of peace, love and unity.”
Coco Butter from 105.3 Kiss FM in Norfolk, VA says “EVER-G’s music is a mixture of reggae and gospel to me. It’s spiritual. His lyrics, combined with the music, take you to another world. It makes you escape your problems.” One of his fans, JoAnne says “Listening to your “muzik” you can tell how much your pour your heart and soul into the lyrics. Keep enjoying life! Luv Ya!”
In addition to his body of work with International Artists & Groups, and as his popularity increases, EVER-G has headlined at numerous festivals, clubs, Colleges and Universities along the US EAST Cost, Canada and Jamaica, with repeat performances at many, in subsequent years.
EVER-G never fails to energize and uplift his audience. His goal, above all, is to use his gift of words and powerful vocals combined with original and classic vintage rhythms to inspire others to become aware of their surroundings, extend a helpful and loving hand to those in need and fill the world with peace, love and unity.