MP3 Jah-P - Frontline
Reggae dancehall and roots with conscious lyrics song/chanted; features Ras Attitude and production from Lustre Kings Productions.
15 MP3 Songs
Dancehall reggae artist/producer Jah-P was born Jean-Pierre Marc-Charles in Detroit, MI to Haitian parents. He was raised Roman Catholic in New York. It was around the age of 17 he began producing, recording, and performing; at the same time he began to seek answers to questions in regards to faith. One day while singing a reggae song he had just got finish watching on TV, his mom stoped him, and asked, "do you know what your saying". The lyrics included "Sellassie I...." the artist replied, "no". She told him who Haile Sellassie I was, and even said she got the chance to see him when she was a young girl upon a visit he made to Haiti. Soon after he indulged himself in studying the teachings of Haile Selassie I A.K.A. Ras Tafari. Since then, the Rastafarian way of life has been an influence in his life and music. Between 1997 and 2001 Jah-P was featured in Bob Marley Reggae Fest in Texas cities such as San Antonio, Dallas, and Austin. In 2002 he released an album under the name J.P. called Peaks and Valleys which recieved international radio play and also recieved a review in the Beat Magazine. In 2004 in the city of Austin, the artist shared the stage with reggae musician legends Tony Chin(guitar) and Fully Fullwood (bass). Jah-P gave a dynamic performance as one of the opening acts for Lutan Fyah in 2005''s One Love Reggae Unity Festival in Hawaii. In 2007 he also opened up for Sister Nancy and Morgan Heritage. The album from Jah-P features production from Lustre King Productions on the Shinning Riddim. The Shinning Riddim also features artist such as Jah Mason, Vaughn Benjamin from Midnight. As a producer his first segment release scheduled for release spring 2007 is the Frontline Riddim. Artist such as Ras Attitude, Prezident Brown, and Khari Kill, and Lutan Fyah are featured on the riddim. Jah-P also appears as an extra in the film Ringo Vs the Monkeyman directed by Brad Blank. The movie has won an award for Audience Choice, Best Feature; Best Actor in the Barebones International Film Festival (2006). The 2007 release from Jah-P the Texas Haitian Vampire Slayer is now available at https://www.tradebit.com.