MP3 HarryMo - Runaway Slave
Roots reggae music from the Nature Island (Dominica)
14 MP3 Songs
WORLD: Reggae, HIP HOP/RAP: West Coast Rap
The Nature Island of the Caribbean (Dominica) is well known for producing many skillful and versatile musicians. HarryMo, aka Ras Matios is one of the excellent ones. Mo plays the keyboards, guitar, drums and composes and sings his own music. He has also extensively traveled the international reggae circuit as a back-up musician or as a sound engineer with well known artists such as Boom Shaka, Mighty Diamonds, Tippa Irie and Shinehead to name a few. He has performed all over the USA, Ethiopia, South America, Europe and the Caribbean. Now Mo is in the spotlight with his solo release, Runaway Slave.
This fourteen track cd was recorded in Los Angeles and features some of the top reggae musicians in the LA area including Shakaman of the Rastafarians, Lesterfari and Ray "Bassie'' Felix of Boom Shaka, Jawge Hughes Jr of Detour Posse and Sista Akua of the Queens Compound. HarryMo also wears the producer''s hat on this Yellow Hill Music production. Mo describes his music as Roots Rock Reggae with a creole twist and is often compared to the late great Peter Tosh who is his main musical influence. The beats on this eclectic compilation vary from the One-Drop to Rockers, Nyabinghi and there is one Hip-Hop R&B influenced track. The cd closes with a Zouk song dedicated to Dominica.
This Runaway Slave cd is very special as each song is unique and is laced with conscious lyrics, which are sang mostly in English. Mo also sings in his native French Creole (patios). This cd has gotten favorable reviews from many radio shows and music biz publications. It should definitely be a part of your collection. Please put in your shopping cart. You won''t regret it. Jah Love!