Culture Brown is an energizing Jamaican-born Reggae artist who has has been described as sitting musically somewhere between Shabba Ranks and Buju Banton. With five albums behind him, Culture Brown has a global fan base. In April 2012, Culture Brown wrapped-up the first leg of his Caribbean tour with shows in Nevis, Trinidad, St Kitts, Anguilla, Antigua, St Martens, and Barbados. His electric stage presence is as always contagious , as he dares his audiences right off their feet, and into his music.
Born in the parish of Westmoreland and then moving to Kingston’s Elleston Flats at an early age, Culture Brown found his start in reggae music as a member of the Black Star Sound System, opening the doors for him to become a powerful figure on the reggae scene.
“Culture Brown is an Artist with attitude,and deep words guided with inspiration of Jah. His songs, “Obama” and “Bail Out” just hit the top ten here in Kenya Africa on the number one station Sema 88.9Fm ” – Mr Sample, Sema 88.9 FMKenya (Aug 28, 2011)
“Culture Brown has just dropped In at no: 5 In the Cozy Friday’s Charts with “Keep It Clean”" – Selector C , Galaxy Radio 99.5fm London (Jul 28, 2011)
“Crashing into the Top 10 list, Culture Brown’s song ‘Caution’ from his album ‘Poor’ is now blessing Africa’s reggaereggae airwaves!” – DJ Queen Mamy, Kayira 104.4FM Mali, Africa (Sep 17, 2011)
“Culture Brown is mashing up Costa Rica with true reggae. His song “Keep it Clean” reflects the mission of our radio shows by spreading concious lyrics to all involve inna di reggae movement. Reggae is a mission, not a business, nor a competition” – Selecta Marcus – Costa Rica, Vibes 104.7fm / 420 Radio (Sep 14, 2011)
As a roots and culture dancehall artist, Culture Brown’s lyrical content often sheds light on today’s world issues and gives hope for a better tomorrow. His
His promotion of equal rights and justice for all is clearly demonstrated in the lyrics of his track “Here To Love” when he says ‘I’m here to love, not here to judge….’ He stands firmly behind his lyrics as he extends his hand in friendship no matter what age, race, or sex.
Culture Brown’s musical journey has taken him as far as St. Lucia, Canada, England, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, France and in his homeland Jamaica where he opened his own protools studio, Culture Brown Recording Studio, in Westmoreland. He has since also started up his own independent label Akeel Records.
Throughout his career thus far, Culture Brown has worked with such notable producers as Dennis Howard, Wally Frazer from Vizion Sounds, Fagan Fraternity, Sly & Robbie, Leggos Records, Jazzy B of Soul II Soul, and Mafia & Fluxy from the UK. He has shared the stage alongside Ziggi, Elijah, U Brown Capleton, Mutabaruka, Freddie McGregor, Beenie Man, Tanto Metro & Devonte, Assassin, Mad Cobra, Junior Reid, Tinga Stewart, Richie Stephens, Natty King, and most recently, Brinsley Forde (founder and former lead singer of Aswad) and Maxi Priest. He has also recorded tracks with artists such as Yami Bolo, Dennis Brown, JC Lodge, Junior Reid, Leroy Smart, Kongo Bones, Carl Dawkings, Delroy Wilson, Gundy Killa, Sizzla, and Ibo; most notably is his collaboration with one-time Grammy-nominated Beres Hammond entitled “Militancy”, the title track for his first full-length album. Culture Brown is also featured on Jahranimo’s album “Praises”, Zukie Joseph’s album “People Get Up (Do It)”, and Ibo’s new album “It’s A Long Way”.IN 2011 CULTURE BROWN APPEAR ON A FULL HIPHOP ALBUM PRODUCED BY MERKY WATERS TITLE HEALING OF THE NATION AND DROWNED IN TIME , IN 2012 CULTURE BROWN APPEARED ON FRANCE UNKNOWN FLYING ORCHESTRA AKA UFO REGGAE BAND ALBUM , IN 2013 CULTURE BROWN HAS JUST RELEASE HIS NEW ALBUM TITLE MANNERS AND RASPECK , YOU DONE KNOW , ON CDBABY , THE ALBUM WAS PRODUCED IN JAMAICA AND CANADA , ALBUM PRODUCED BY GERALD THOMAS , ROGER B , JAH MIKE, PAUL BROWN , THANKS TO THE PROPHECY BAND FAMILY , ALONGSIDE CAPLETON , UWE BANTON AND YAH MEEK , HOUSE A RHYTHM CREW , TIM DUB . SISTA P , CHUBBINO, LOOK OUT FOR CULTURE BROWN BOOK , COMING SOON , ABOUT HIS LIFE AND JOURNEY IN MUSIC