Alerta Kamarada

Alerta Kamarada

 Bogotá, Bogota D.C., COL
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World Music Band that Mixes Reggae , Dub and Roots with Colombian Music like Porro and Cumbia.

Biography

Alerta Kamarada BIO

1996: Alerta Kamarada was born in Bogota , Colombia

2001: They launched their first track in Puerto Asis Putumayo (Colombia) and la Habana (Cuba ) at the same time.

2002: They traveled to San Andres Island (Colombia) and were part of the International Crab Festival and Miss Island Contest ,during this time Alerta start worked with Natives of the Island then they had been ddecided stay there to know People ,food, Music but also all the Wisdom of their Master Ticha Papa ,they Played ata the Old Vacation Party and Started a relationship with Jimmy Archbold and his family.

They Launched En lo Profundo-Legal Song

For the First time they were Choose as Best National Reggae Group this award was give by SHOCK magazine ( one the most important entertainment magazine)

2003: Were invited to the 19th Latino Film Festival on Chicago (USA)
Were part of the Rastazo ( Festival with the most Important Reggae Groups in South America).
They played at Rock al parque (The biggest free festival in Latin America)
Start working with Fidel Nadal( Todos tus muertos) and made some music collaborations .
Again had been chosen as the Best National Reggae band by SHOCK magazine.

2004: They launched their first LP Called ALERTA , on the first day they sold 800 Copies.
Were part of the first Reggae Colombia Festival
Had their first video on air called Legal , with this video they received an award as best video of the Year by City TV Chanel.

They played at the European festival Rototom Sunsplash at Italy they shared Stage with artists like Alpha Blondy, Steel Pulse,Beenie Man, Julian Marley, Sly & Robbie, Abyssinians, Luciano,Culture, Capleton, Junior Kelly, Linton Kwesi Johnson
And more.


2005:They launched the album Somos uno ( we are one) recorded on Bogota but Mixed
In Jamaica by the recognized producers Sly Dumbar(Anchor Studios),Chriss Meredith(Productor Ziggy Marley ), Free Willy Records, Junior Reid (One Blood Studios) Sugar Minott(Black Youth Promotion) and the Collaboration of Dj’s and singers like como Big Youth Prince Ranny and Fidel Nadal.
2006:They played at the concert for the liberty ‘’para volvernos a ver’’ , helping to the Humanitarian agreement .
They participate on the Program + arte – minas( More art less mines) that is a program that fight against the landmines .
They played on the Reggae Sunsplash at Jamaica (this is the most important World reggae festival) sharing stage with artist like Bennie Man ,Buju Banton,UB40 ,Roots Underground Movement, Everton Blender, Morgan Heritage, Junior Kelly, Alfa blondie, Bushman and more.

2007:They make a Tour on the West Coast of the United States working with the Locla band Quinto sol playing from Los Angeles to Tijuana and they played at San Diego CA , representing Colombia at the International day of the Earth.
Their Song Princesa appears for 35 weeks at the HOT 10 on the local Radio Stations.
They launched and special edition of Somos uno (we are one) Album including a Bonus track called Amame (love ME).
2008: They record tow Live songs produced mixed by Richard Blair (sidestepper)
Those songs are Kaliente(a misspelled way to caliente that means Hot in Spanish ) and Por ti mama ( For you Mom)
2009:The band is finishing all the Production of their new Album Town Histories have been mixed and produced by Ricahrd Blair and Finished in Germany by H-Peh the Same Produccer of Albums for Reggae artist like Gentleman and Capleton.

2010
The first single de Donde Viene la Cumbia? (Where the Cumbia comes from)? Has Launched on Te Radio Stations on March 1st 2010 .
Their new album was recorded in One2Records, recording Studio that belongs to the Band, The hole Album was finished In Germany by H-PEH, same producer of reggae artists like Gentleman and Capleton.
Over the Production of Pablo Araoz and mixed by Richard Blair, Town Histories “Historias de Pueblo” bet to the diversity , not only on the sounds but also with the lyrics that talk about Faith, Peace, love , and life histories..

Discography

EPs
En lo Profundo-Legal
Somos uno
Historias de Pueblo