REGGAEXCLUSIVE’S SINGJAY / DEEJAY SPOTLIGHT took the chance to collaborate with an Urban Media Group, 4 in the Morning, who are based out of Montreal and L.A. The group has been making waves in Montreal for some time. The Montreal Dancehall king was honored when asked to collaborate on the record and after hearing Sasha’s track he knew it was time to make his mark on the R&B scene.
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ontreal, Canada’s Dancehall entertainer, Sampaloo, teamed up with 4 In The Morning’s R&B artist, Sasha for a collaboration on her hit record “Encore”. While working on his new Dancehall hit with Darshan Records, based out of Atlanta, Georgia, the Dancehall entertainer
oel Wallace aka King Mee grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and came to Canada in 1980. As an April youth,
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February 22, 2014, Sampaloo was invited back on the Monaie Money stage as a special guest with Sasha to promote the new single (Monaie Money is a platform that promotes the younger generation and their talents). He took the crowd by surprise, as he flew on stage dressed all in orange to lay out his part of the track. 4 in the Morning invited him back over the past weekend to finish off the final touches of the music video where 2010’s dancehall queen, Sade Deroche, and Montreal’s video vixen, Ebo, costarred in his scene. Sampaloo and his team take us outside of the box this year and are coming back strong while showcasing the artists’ versatility. He plans to make his mark in the broader urban scene here in Montreal, as his collaboration with Reggaeton group Efigy Sound is set to release before the summer. Look out for the “Encore” video in the early spring. King Mee is enthusiastic and confident which he shows both in his works and in his music. Growing up he was inspired mostly by roots and culture music. He states how it has taught him how to stay positive in life. Radio personas and fellow coworkers in the industry have commented on his respectful and positive demeanor.
King Mee follows the Rastafarian faith, in which he says JAH has been his biggest mentor, giving him the love and inspiration that he delivers through his music. 2010 was the beginning of his musical journey with his group “Fiyah Flamez Unit”, since then he has been working with producers worldwide on over 10 compilation CDs. now his latest release” Take Time With My Heart” with actor entertainer Majah Bless from the movie ‘Real Ghetto Youths’. Keep up to date with King Mee on: facebook.com/kingmee1.
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like Capelton, Buju Banton, Pinchers, Freddie McGregor, Bounti Killa, Macka Diamond and countless others. In the midnineties, Black Don became Kapa Shanti due to the fact that many other artists carried the name ‘Don’ as part of their stage name, so ‘Black Don’ decided to coin his own unique name, hence the name Kapa Shanti. The meaning of Kapa Shanti is “Kindly Appreciate People And Stop Hating Another Nation - That’s I”.
omo Proctor aka Kapa Shanti started his music career as a young boy in the year 1989. Growing up he listened to artists like Bunny Wailer, Yellow Man, Fathead, Gregory Issacs, Bob Marley, Lionel Ritchie, Madonna and others. He migrated to the USA from Guyana in 1986 and met two very important people that same year, his first love and his best friend ‘Populah’ who was also a reggae artist from St. Mary, Jamaica. Every weekend during this time, ‘Black Don’ (as he was popularly known in those days) would go to a friend’s house in the neighborhood by the name of “Choppa Ranks” to hone his musical skills. Moving forward, he did his first big show in Syracuse University when he opened for Machel Montano and subsequently opened for artists
Kapa Shanti started frequenting Jamaica to spend time and learn more about his craft. During this time, he did a few shows in Mandeville and Porus and was well received by the people. He also performed at the Linkage Awards Show in New York in 2011 where he did an outstanding job. Kapa was greatly inspired by the artist Shabba Ranks, who was instrumental in Kapa ‘picking up the microphone’, so to speak. Kapa has released a mix tape hosted by Jabba from Hot97 (NY) which sold 40,000 copies, he also did collaborations with Marlon Asher, Wu Tang Clan, Pinchers, Pressure Buss Pipe and he is currently promoting his new single featuring Future Fambo entiled “God Alone”. Kapa Shanti is working on his full length CD to be distributed by VP Records and release in the summer of 2014. Also look out for a new video featuring Pinchers and Capleton. Kapa Shanti’s sole purpose in music is to edify and teach the people, because he firmly believes that music is a gift from God and it should be used the right way. Stay tuned for more Kapa Shanti coming at you.
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