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|Info:||Jahaziel from south London releases his debut album "Ready
To Live" in 2007. About his music the MC says: "It's about
love. Love for God, love for mankind and love for music."
To date, Jahaziel has built a name for himself in the
underground United Kingdom music scene making guest
appearances on the hits of others. Some of those that have
had the opportunity to feature Jahaziel in their work
include Lemar, Craig David, US R&B singer Monica, Stacie
Orrico, Four Kornerz, Nina Jayne, Nathan Prime and Raymond &
Co. He also made a guest appearance on two tracks for Daniel
Bedingfield's platinum-selling and Grammy nominated album
Gotta Get Thru This (2002).
He has appeared on stage with many of those artists plus
other notables like Kim Burrell and platinum-selling United
States Gospel artist Kirk Franklin. For an extensive period
he was the choice rapper for leading UK production outfit
Blacksmith before stepping out to begin creating his own
path. He has also featured heavily on the live circuit,
which included co-founding the London Hip Hop collective
Jahaziel represents an explosive mix of hard-hitting rhymes
and captivating stage-craft that enables his message through
Hip Hop to make it's mark with any audience. But thats only
the start. His additional influence may come as a surprise
for some when they hear Jahaziel twist the script,
Owing to a Jamaican bloodline and musical input from his
Uncle Maxi Priest, Jahaziel is no stranger to the notion of
sound systems and reggae culture. Add to that his upbringing
in multi-cultural London, its safe to say that this rapper
is guaranteed to bring a fresh approach to the worldwide hip
He incorporates elements of all his experiences to produce
music that not only impacts musical taste buds but acts as a
positive force to the effect of giving listeners something
to think about.
Jahaziel is nominated for a MOBO award in the category "Best
Gospel" for the 2007 ceremony. The MOBO (Music of Black
Origine) Awards is launched in 1996 as the first black
awards show in Europe. The show is held in London, United
The second year in 2008 the artist could bring the MOBO
award home for "Best Gospel" in 2008.
Video "In My Neighbourhood"
Jahaziel is proud to present his video "In My Neighbourhood"
(2009), an anti-gun crime track in which he challenges the
cause and effects of this reality, while confronting
mentalities and perceptions surrounding this issue. Born and
bred in South London, Jahaziel echoes the facts of
inner-city life, combining personal knowledge from his own
past experiences with the events now witnessed in the
The video premiered at BET Networks in the United States,
United Kingdom and Africa on Easter Sunday April 12th 2009,
and will be on rotation on MTV, Channel U, Flava and all
other Media and TV Networks.
This is a major development for Jahaziel who will be working
on a string of projects with BET.
The MC released his debut album "Ready To Live" on Preacha
Boy Music in 2007.
Sources: Press release: Preacher Boy Music are pleased to
announce the official world premiere of the new video by
MOBO Award winning artist – Jahaziel, April 20th 2009.
|Release:||Ready To Live|
|Media:||[Audio CD] [Digital Download] |
|Recordlabel:||Preacha Boy Music|
|Info:||The album is released on July 26th, 2007.|
2. Ready To Live
3. Help Me God
4. You Got Yours - featuring Melody of Nu Soul
5. In My Neighbourhood
6. Trust - featuring Sister Jones and S2 of New Direction
7. Makings of Me
8. That's What Friends Are For - featuring Kojo Kod'j
9. Nobody's Fool
10. Keep It Hot - featuring GP
12. God Love - featuring Semele
13. Til Ya Crown Comes
14. Father I Turn - featuring Ryan Carty
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