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FYAH YARD Ras Ikan, Hattaman and Signature irst recording together was "Ghetto Vibes" feature Milton Blake. The Video is still being requested and rotated on popular cable network and youtube after four years. The video also awarded Video of the year by Television Jamaica (TVJ). Inspired by the success of this recording and video, the young Rastafarian group has rebranded themselves with harder hitting, conscious, no-nonsense and unapologetic sounds and now perform under the of “Fyah yard”. Their new smashing release “Mash Up The Place” champions the cause of equal rights and Justice, chastises the quality warmongers and misleader for the under managing of our country, Each member comes with an individual flavor that gels together to create one message. The diminutive hebna Wilkinson aka Ras Ikan, was inspired by his older brother after he gave him his first rhythm on a cassette to voice. He has appeared on numerous stage shows as a solo artiste. In one of his recordings “Revolution”, Ras Ikan trumpeted a call for revolution for change as revolution is the solution for that great change to make things better. “People need to cultivate themselves for that change”. Other singles include “Been So Long”, inspired by the recognition of 400 years of slavery and the need for repatriation to Africa and “Talk To” deal with issues that affect his relationship with women and the path these women take. Joseph Wilkinson who performs solo as “Hattaman” is the Rap J with a deep base voice similar to that of Buju Banton knew from an early age that music was always what he wanted to do. He has performed on numerous local stage shows and was the 2000International Reggae Day Talent Search award “News”. Other recordings include Burn Out and “Ht Head”. These songs are dealing with the violent nature of the youths in society and the wrong path they pursue. Signature whose name is O’Neil Hylton is a DJ/Sing J who is not afraid to speak his mind in lyrics. He was influenced by his friend next door who is a DJ. He started bout doing shows in his community while attending school. Some of his recording “one People”, “White Scwall” and “In A Di Place” which essential deals with the hardship and difficulties being experienced by the masses and how to deal with these problem on a daily basis. “I bring style, message and inspiration to gather the people to come as one. It’s not just physical but there is the spiritual strength also”, says Signature. “We don’t have to write together but even when we don’t build the songs around each other they coordinate”, Hattman says. They describe their music essentially as conscious, uplifting, spiritual, prophetic and portraying the levity of Rastafari. So with a message and uplifting as their mission statement, Fyah Yard says fans can expect only the best, CHECK US OUT ON FACEBOOK,MYSPACE,YOUTUBE,TWITTER,LASTFM,SOUNDCLICK