A Rahman Revelation

A Rahman Revelation

 Pasadena, California, USA
BandWorldReggae

MUSIC IS ONLINE AT:
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DEEPLY MOVING AFRICAN REGGAE THAT COMBINES ROOTS REGGAE WITH AFRICAN REGGAE BEATS. UNIQUE AND RECOGNIZED WORLDWIDE AS THE PREMIER REGGAE BAND OUT OF AFRICA TODAY.

Biography

AFRICAN REGGAE ARTIST: A RAHMAN REVELATION

A RAHMAN REVELATION IS A SONG WRITER, COMPOSER, ARRANGER & PRODUCER, BASS PLAYER, LEAD VOCALIST AND PERCUSION PLAYER. A RAHMAN WAS BORN IN BANJUL, THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE GAMBIA. HE STARTED PLAYING MUSIC AT VERY YOUNG AGE IN GAMBIA, AFRICA. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE FORMED “SANGAMAR BAND”,WE WERE FIVE YOUNG TALENTS PERFORMING WITH BIG BANDS IN THE GAMBIA,GROUPS LIKE IFANG BONDI GELEWAR BAND LOVERS BAND MAGADAN BAND AND OTHER GROUPS,WE WAS THE YOUNGEST, BAND IN GAMBIA, AFTER 3 YEARS OF BAND EXPIRENCE IN GAMBIA A RAHMAN LEFT GAMBIA TO COME TO EUROPE TO CONTINUE HIS MUSICAL CAREER. HE TOURED FROM EUROPE TO AMERICA TO THE CARRIBEAN ISLANDS, SOUTH AMERICA, GUYANA AND BRAZIL. D A RAHMAN WENT BACK TO HOME TO GAMBIA AND FORMED THE “CHOSSAN ROOTS BAND” WITH SOME GAMBIAN MUSICIANS AND TRAVELLED IN A WEST AFRICAN TOUR, WHICH INCLUDED GAMBIA, SENEGAL, MALI BURKINA, FASO, TOGO, BENIN NIGERIA AND SIERRA LEON, AFTER THE WEST AFRICAN TOUR, A RAHMAN & THE CHOSSAN ROOTS BAND MOVED TO FRANCE AND BASED THEMSELVES IN PARIS. THE BAND PARTICPATED IN DIFFERENT FESTIVALS AND CONCERTS, ALSO TAPING TV PROGRAMES. RAHMAN AND THE BAND WENT TO AMSTERDAM TO RECORD THEIR FIRST ALBUM CALL” JAHJEIFATEI HADIM”, WHICH MEANS, GIVE THANKS TO HADIM SERIN TOUBA., THE ALBUM DID VERY WELL AND PROMPTED A SOLD OUT EUORPEAN TOUR.
A RAHMAN WENT SOLO AFTER THIS, AND FORMED HIS BAND CALLED “ A RAHMAN SOUND SYSTEM BAND” AND HE RECORDED HIS 2ND CD ENTITLED “ BLACKMAN TIME “ IN PARIS. AFTER THE RELEASE OF THE ALBUM THEY TOURED EUROPE, TO SOLD OUT FESTIVALS AND CONCERTS. A RAHMAN CREATED THE ROOTS & CULTURES ASSOCIATION, TO HELP PROMOTE REGGAE MUSIC AND ASSIST YOUNG ARTISTS IN AFRICA. IN 1997 A RAHMAN FORMED A NEW BAND CALLED “ A. RAHMAN REVELATION” AND RECORDED HIS 3RD CD ENTITLED “ BACK TO AFRICA”. A RAHMAN HAS GONE HOME TO AFRICA THREE TIMES, ONCE IN 1998, 2001 AND AGAIN IN 2009, EACH TIME PROMOTING HIS MISSION OF HELPING AFRICAN ARTISTS AND BRINGING HOPE TO THE CHILDREN OF HIS COUNTRY. HE’S PERFORMED AT MASSIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS, SUCH AS AGAINST RASISME, THE PORTUGAL REGGAE FESTIVAL, TARBES REGGAE MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH JAMAICAN ARTIST, ROD TAYLOR. A RAHMAN RECORDED HIS LIVE ALBUM CALLED “FIGHT AGAINST THE RASISTE” IN FRANCE. A RAHMAN PERFORMED WITH THE LEGENDARY, GLADIATORS FROM JAMAICA, AND ALSO RECORDED WITH THEM LIVE. HE HAS PERFORMED WITH SUCH NOTABLES AS TIKEN JAH FAKOLY, A WORLD REKNOWN AFRICAN REGGAE ARTIST. A RAHMAN HAS PERFORMED WITH CAPELTON, ANTHONY B ANOTHER TOP JAMAICAN REGGAE ARTISTS. A RAHMAN REVELATION CURRENTLY RESIDES IN FRANCE AND CONTINUES TO PLAY TO SOLD OUT CONCERTS AND WORLD FESTIVALS.

Discography

BLACKMAN TIME
A RAHMAN REVELATION LIVE
REVELATION TIME