King of Sounds King of Dub JAH SHAKA is an international icon of roots music. His home is Jamaica. His message is worldwide. JAH SHAKA is one of the greatest producers, singers, and musicians, mixing engineers and record label owners of roots music in the world. He started out on the Freddie Cloudburst system as an operator before setting up his own Sound system. By the late 1970’s the Shaka Sound system had rapidly gained a large and loyal following due to the combination of spiritual content, high energy rhythms, massive sonority and his dynamic personal style. JAH SHAKA is unique. He has always stayed true to his spiritual beliefs and the teachings of Jah Rastafari.
Shaka has never faltered from his journey of strictly roots and culture, his warrior style delivery, messages with his
chanting and song whilst playing his Sound. This unique offer has captured the world. JAH SHAKA uses strictly vinyl and still his original one Garrard deck with his own Sound. System He tours internally as a DJ selector transporting his cases of vinyl. Shaka is renowned for attracting a wide audience from all nations, backgrounds, races and ages. Shaka dances attract numbers previously thought unthinkable for this genre of music. Shaka believes it to be a testament to the quality of his message that he expounds in his choice of music, and his Rastafarian beliefs.
JAH SHAKA is more then a musical icon, he leads projects in Africa and Jamaica distributing medical supplies, books, tools and equipment to schools and clinics establishing positive links with the Community. He is committed to youth development.
JAH SHAKA currently is based in the UK.