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INTRODUCING GHANA’S REGGAE SUPERSTAR, BLACK PROPHET!

Black Prophet

Black Prophet

Black Prophet is an African Roots Rock Reggae singer/songwriter from Accra Ghana.

This young man is not the typical reggae artist…He writes as he sees…as he feels of what is happening in the world of how it affects him and how the world affect the people around him.

Black Prophet music is different …a mixture of African Traditional percussion, with the elements of Jamaican reggae and a hint of rock….

Influence of the music of his time growing up in Ghana.
Some of Black Prophet songs are sung of the African dialects Twee and Ga or English…

His Band Thunderstrike is drawn from all corners of the world…Indonesia, Germany, Ghana, Holland giving Black Prophet music a World Music vibe.

Sounding sweet with meaning for all music lovers….This artist needs to be heard….

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Black Prophet sees music as a spiritual tool… to educate…. elevate all who listen…..and experience his dynamic performances.

Growing up on the streets of Accra, Ghana, Prophet endured a poverty-stricken childhood….Music, he concluded, was the only way to escape the tough life on the streets. At the early age of seven the gifted artist performed for the first time in public with his first band. When

At the early age of seven the gifted artist performed for the first time in public with his first band. When fifteen he started as the front man of the Ghanaian reggae formation Vibration Boys which later became the Vibration Kings.

Black Prophet has played in over 30 countries, appearing in festivals, nightclubs in countries as diverse as Sweden, Germany, Jamaica and the UK.

He released his debut solo album No Pain No Gain in February 1998 a mixture reggae and African Hip Hop tracks…   In 2003, the singer and songwriter made his first tour to Europe where he performed on various festivals in the Netherlands and Belgium.

In 2006 he released the Album ‘Legal Stranger’ which contains hits like ‘Mama Africa’ and ‘Tell Me Why’ the song….

Doubting Me’ which was nominated ‘Best reggae Song of the Year’ at the Ghana National Music Award 2006

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2008, His third album “Prophecy” was released which was a compilation of powerful songs such as “No Pain No Gain”,Give Me Back All the Natural Resources” or the hit tune “Hot and Cold” featuring the British – Ghanaian Rapper Sway.

During his latest European tour with the Jamaican Artist Turbulence in February 2012 the conscious reggae musician showcased his newest album “Tribulations” which offers a unique fusion of African and Jamaican Reggae elements with traditional African music and hip – hop beats.

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Tribulations” contains besides features with the great Jamaican Reggae – Artist Capelton, the Nigerian Artist 2face and the Ghanaian Artists Tinny and Asem, the single “Good Feeling” produced and featured by the world-renowned producer Dean Fraser during Black Prophet’s first visit to Kingston, Jamaica in 2010.

Black Prophet has meanwhile set up a fan base reaching far outside his motherland Ghana, his songs get airplay all over the world and he has worked and shared stages with various international producers and artists such as Mikal Asher (Morgan Heritage), Alpha Blondy, the late Lucky Dube, Beenieman, Busy Signal, Sizzla, Taurus Riley, Capleton, Steel Pulse, Israel Vibration, Fantah Moja and Rita Marley.

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As Black Prophet reputation further grew across continental Europe, Black Prophet has been constantly invited to play at various shows and festivals, such as the Oland Roots festival (Sweden), Rottotom Sunsplash Festival (Spain), Reggae Geel Festival (Belgium) or the Rastaplas Festival (Netherlands).

In 2010 the gifted reggae artist won the Benelux – Final of the European Reggae Contest.

He has worked, collaborated with various international reggae artists including Rita Marley, Pliers, Don Carlos, Yellowman,  Alpha Blondy, Buju Banton and Dean Fraser, who produced the song called “Good Feeling” the highlight of Black Prophet’s 17-track, 2011 album ‘Tribulations.’ The album features a duet with reggae icon Capleton.

Black Prophet & Capleton

Black Prophet & Capleton

In 2014 Black Prophet supported the Great Capleton on his Europe Tour in Rotterdam, Sharing stages with Jah Cure, Anthony B, Kenyatta Culture at Reggae Fever concert in Amsterdam, Holland.

During 2015, it has been a busy year for Black Prophet spending time in Jamaica with his mentor Dean Fraser recording his new album ‘Stories of Life’ with collaborations with Taurus Riley and Duane Stephenson. Blondy, Buju Ba Anthony B, Jah Cure, Kenyatta Culture

Black Prophet & Dean Fraser

Black Prophet & Dean Fraser

In May, Black Prophet signed a deal with VP Records distribution company VPAL MUSIC to exclusively release Black Prophet Music under the label Prophetic Music Productions which will establish this multi-talented singer/songwriter in his rightful place at the forefront of conscious reggae music

Performed at the largest music festival in Germany, Chiemsee Summer

Black Prophet & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley

Black Prophet & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley

Music Festival 2015 in August with great reggae acts Etana and Bunny Wailer.

Returning to the UK in October for Black History Month celebrations to support Leroy Smart at the world famous music venue ‘Hootananny’ in London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on Black Prophet releases, including the new album ‘Stories Of Life’ which is produced by Dean Fraser, His forthcoming World tour, Bookings in 2016, Please check out the official website and following social networks:

 

 

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