Jamaiel Shabaka was born in the parish
of St.Thomas, Jamaica. As far as he remember, he grew up like a child
in the country side by farming vegetables under the sun with his
family. At the age of five of seven years old, he moved with his
family to Los Angeles, California. He discovered music with his mum
playing piano and that's how he started singing.
Sometimes he came back to Jamaica and
there he experienced Sound System for the first time. There he met a
brethren named Ras Kiddus. Jamaiel wanted to meet Sugar Minott so he
asked Ras Kiddus to help him. Ras Kiddus brought him to the Youth
Promotion yard and organized a meeting. Sugar Minott took time to
help Jamaiel to produce his song « I Am That I Am » at
Channel 1 studio on Maxfield avenue. The melody came to him with the
inspiration of Jah Rastafari. « But it wasn't easy to happen
trust me only Jah know Inspirations come like always from di
Made under EXCLUSIVE licence from Jamaiel Shabaka.
Release date: July, 14 of 2017.