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Willin Prophets

WILLIN PROPHETS BIOGRAPHY

Willin Prophets four brothers was born into a family of musicans on the sunny Turks and Caicos Islands British West Indies Neil brought his brother Leon from the Islands to California in 1980, and send for the other two brothers Vernon and Bernard in the summer 1981 They resided in Inglewood California and the group was formed in 1981. They started out by playing at one of the biggest festivals in Southern California “The Traditional Bob Marley Day Reggae Road Block” February 6, 1982 at MacArthur Park. They have preformed in various venues such as college campuses through out California.

The group made there commercial debut in 1983 with the release of “Innocent Man” and “Unity” from the album Dreadness. The two songs were widely received by the reggae community. In 1987 the album release of “Resurrection” one of the particular songs “Pressure” moved the people of Turks Island with an unforgettable beat. The conscious raising of “Tribute to Jags McCarthy” was dedicated to the first chief minister poignant, chronicles, and controversial death of Turks and Caicos Island political figure. Along with the remix of “Reggae Music” raised consciousness and spiritual energy thought out the Island. Since the untimely death of group member Bernard Seymour aka Naddy live on. Willin Prophets is committed the developing and using the ominous cache of talent and leaving a legacy of roots music for all reggae lovers of the world

National and International Appearances
“The Irie Heights“ Los Angeles, Ca April 4, 1982
“ Freedom Fighters of Namibia In South Africa” CSU Riverside, Ca May 15, 1982
“The Irie Heights Night Club” Los Angeles, Ca June 4, 1982
“The African Market Festival” UCLA cultural dep. Los Angeles, Ca June 5, 1982
“Happy time skating ring” Los Angeles, Ca August 28, 1982
“The Comeback Inn” Venice, Ca August 1982
“Opening for Peter Tosh at The Roxy” Hollywood, Ca October 7, 1982
“The Two Dollar Bill Bistro” Hollywood, Ca April 18, 1983
“The Pub” CSU North Ridge, Ca April 20, 1983
“UCLA Pub” Westwood, Ca May 1983
“Reggae For Cultural Awareness” Inglewood Ca May 24, 1983
“Kingston 12” Los Angeles, Ca August 6, 1983
“The Blue Lagoon” Marine Delray, Ca September 1983
“Jamaica Medical Airlift Support Concert” Los Angeles, Ca October 2, 1983
“SWAPO/ANC Benefit Drive at the California Club” Los Angeles Ca October 16, 1983
“The On Club” Silver Lake, Ca July 4, 1984
“The Central Theater” South Caicos, Turks and Caicos Island August 1984
“Evens Inn” Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Island August 1984

Radio Interviews
“KCRW with DJ Roger Stephens” Santa Monica, Ca Summer of 1982
“Radio TRC with DJ Carlie” Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Island August 1984
“KPFK DJ Ms Wireway” North Hollywood, Ca 1986
“KXLU with Tamas” Westchester, Ca February 1987
“University of Honolulu” Honolulu, Hawaii March 1987
“Radio TRC with Lyn Smith” Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos July 1989
“Radio TRC with Rig” Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos August 2004
“Tropical Reggae Breeze” Provo, Turks and Caicos Island September 2009