Kabaka Pyramid is a conscious revolutionary lyricist with a unique
musical style; blending the power, energy and melody of Reggae with
the lyricism of Hip hop. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica this Bebble Rock
Music artist uses his liquid and hypnotizing delivery to spread positive
messages of spiritual evolution that forces you to listen.
The name “Kabaka” is Ugandan for “King” and the long lasting survival
of the Pyramids of ancient Africa represent his desire for longevity in
the music and deep connection to Kemetic roots; leaving messages for
generations to come.
This Award winning artist has developed a solid global fan-base that
connects deeply with the messages in his music, touring extensively
over the past 5 years to the largest of Reggae stages around the world.
Aided by his excellent “Bebble Rockers” band; he has brought his
message and power to tens of thousands of people in North America,
Europe, Central America and the Caribbean. Hitting stages such as
“Reggae on the River” (US), Rebel Salute (JA), Sierra Nevada World
Music Festival (US), “Rototom Sunsplash” (Spain), Musa (Portugal),
SummerJam (Germany), Reggae Sumfest (JA), Reggae Sundance (NE),
Reggae Sun Ska Festival (FRA), South by South West (US), BoomTown
(UK) as well as headlining multiple 20+ multi-city club tours; Kabaka is
well known for delivering an electrifying and entertaining live
performance. He has just recently concluded the 30 show, United
States “Stony Hill” tour with Damian Jr. Gong Marley to rave reviews.
Following the global success of his impactful hit single “Well Done” in
2015; Kabaka released his “Accurate” mixtape presented by music
superpower Major Lazer and Walshy Fire to tremendous reception with the mixtape proving to be an instant classic amongst reggae/hiphop
fans. In 2017 he topped the Global Reggae Charts with the anthem
“Can’t Breathe” the first single off his soon to be released debut full
length album “Contraband”. The project is being executive produced
by Damian “Jr Gong” Marley and is a joint release with Bebble Rock
Music and Ghetto Youths International.
In fact the Pyramid has released a powerful catalogue over the years
including the critically acclaimed “Rebel Music EP” and the Billboard
top 10 charting “Lead the Way EP”; singles such as “Never Gonna Be A
Slave”, “No Capitalist”, “Mi Alright” with Chronixx, and “Free From
Chains” as well as music videos for the popular “Warrior” featuring
Protoje, “World Wide Love, “Liberal Opposer” and “High and Windy”
with Sara Lugo; he has achieved regular rotation on local and
international airwaves. Kabaka Pyramid is touted by many as a leader
in the new wave of powerful reggae artists coming out of Jamaica.
Kabaka has achieved recognition both locally and overseas, placing #1
on the BILLBOARD Next Big Sound Charts and also featured by the
popular music conglomerates, TheFader, MTV Iggy, Okayplayer,
Reggaeville amongst many others in the media landscape. In 2013 he
was awarded breakthrough artist of the year by the Jamaica Reggae
Industry Association. He is also a three (3) time nominee for Song of
the year 2013, 2014 and 2015 for the tracks “No Capitalist”, “Mi
Alright” and “Well Done” respectively. The lyricist has in addition won
the award for best reggae recording by Canada’s highly respected Juno
Awards with Exco Levi.
With a mission to steer future generations towards harmony and unity
Kabaka Pyramid is primed and focused on bringing a righteous and
conscious way of thinking to the masses through Reggae Music.
“Possessing a solid list of skills not only in the booth but on
the mixing board, and an array of lyrics that preach a message
of love, self-awareness and African pride, Kabaka Pyramid is
well on his way to a career that should not only lead to
greatness but also lead a lot of fans to righteousness”
Aesthetics Now Mag.