Raz Bin Sam
Raz Bin Sam
The 14 track album features productions by Melbourne producer Mista Savona, Israeli producers Sabbo & Kuti and English producer Stephen Mosco of Jah Warrior Records. The first single of the album ’Something To Remember’ was released in July 07 on DasVibes and went straight in at No.1 on the US Independent Reggae Charts. It remained at this position for 4 weeks running before staying at No.2 for another 3 weeks. The second single from the album ‘Life Is A gift’ featuring Jamaican reggae artist Ray Darwin was released in Feb 08 and was selected for the CD compilation of the April 08 edition of Riddim Magazine, the number one reggae magazine in Europe. Raz Bin Sam is working his live shows with two different outfits.
He has teamed up with Selecta Major Krazy to form Blaze Fire Sound, a traditional dancehall style sound system. They have played at 4ZZZ Market Day festival 06, Splendour in the Grass 07 and shared stage with Reggae super stars Jah Mason and Chaka Demus & Pliers. Raz Bin Sam is also the front man of the 5 piece original reggae/dancehall band Lion I. The band uses a combination of roots, dancehall and Middle Eastern rhythms. Raz Bin Sam and the Lion I band have billed at numerous festivals including Exodus 06, Splendour in the Grass 06, Beats On The Beach 07, Brisbane Multicultural Festival 07, the White Party 07 in Sydney, Boost Mobile Surf Show 08, Brisbane Fest 08, NZ Freeski Open 08, Exodus 09, Byron Bay Writers Festival 09 and shared stage with international artists such as Mos Def, Matisyhau, dancehall star Tippa Irie, reggae superstars Luciano, Mikey General and Ricky Trooper. Raz Bin Sam’s tunes can be heard regularly on radio shows worldwide. In Australia on Triple J, Nova, FBI Sydney, ABC, Radio Australia, PBS Melbourne, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Bay FM and others..
Bin Sam’s songs are also used on international surf films and are regularly used by extreme sports TV channel ‘SKUFF TV’. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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