Biography

Rashani’s profile on Reverbnation reads:

“In the Reggae recording industry, RASHANI is emerging as one of the most prolific singer/songwriter and producer. He is a talented musician, a vibrant performer, and a committed professional. His music is a combination of political beliefs, spiritualism and a catchy reggae beat that creates an uplifting vibe.

This reggae singer, who is known for his exquisite style of writing and singing, knows that his journey to the peak of the reggae industry has just begun. Though he knows that his journey is an uphill task, he also feels a sense of pride, knowing that he is adding material of substance to the musical world. RASHANI, who has his own style and a true love for foundation music, knows that success for him is not the amount of money he makes, but being able to do what he loves and how well he does it, and the respect he earns from doing it. For him, it is not about making a hit song, but making good music and then being rewarded. He believes that his music will survive and stand the test if time by becoming vintage albums.

RASHANI has proven to be able to deliver some high quality conscious music over the years. He has written more than 2000 songs over the last 20 years and has released on his label, Zamani Records, five CDs to date. Each CD contains fifteen original tracks:

-Don’t try to block what you can’t stop, 1995;
-Who’s fooling who, 1998;
-Positive and progressive, 1999;
-The blacklash, 2000;
-The realist, 2004.

These CDs are now been sold through I-Tunes and CD-Baby. RASHANI is currently working on three unreleased CDs, one of which will be launched in 2009. His music is being played in the Caribbean, Africa, Europe and the Americas.

RASHANI has worked with artists such as James Smith from the Burning Spear Band, Ed Robinson, Ken Boothe, Tinger Stewert, Roy Shirley, and Glen Brown among many others. As performer, he played at Bob Marley’s festivals, many reggae clubs throughout Texas and the New York area, as well as in France and Italy. He won the 2nd place for best reggae album (“The Realist”) and the 5th place for best reggae song (“Champion”) at the 2006 JPF awards.”

Edited by TeddyGreener on 29 Mar 2011, 16:08

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