Hardstone

Hardstone

 Cleveland, Ohio, USA
BandHip HopPop

Hot Hip Hop/ Pop/ Reggae flavor My Music is of very good quality something like Akon African Artist are going to be very popular in America i put a lot of Energy into my shows i always get a standing ovation from my fans please be sure to come see me at a city near you request or Demand Hardstone.

Biography

Nairobi Province, Kenya, Hardstone grew up listening to Reggae and American R&B records from his fathers collection. Hardstone was the first contemporary African performer to release a full length compact disc, "Nutting but De Stone" which contained popular African and European hits,Uhiki and Mschansa Mwafrika". Hardstone's "Uhiki" took Kenya by storm and virtually changed the sound of Kenyan pop music.
It's debut drew likes of Lauryn Hill to the record release Party. With endorsements from Konica Camera, and Tusker Brewery, the floodgates opened for Hardstone. He was elected a United Nations Youth ambassabor, and won the Annual Kisima Award for "Best New artist of the year. His second album "Zieenkulu" , earning him an invitation to tour the United States of America Landing him in Cleveland Ohio, where he now resides, Hardstone completed his third project, "Hardstory" released through Big Banks Music, featuring Wildstlye from Krucial Konflict, who produced for Busta Rhymes and Ludacris.
Hardstone is featured in the Award winning documentary " Hip Hop Colony" distributed by image films. After a few years in America, Learning the inside business of the music Industry while relentlessly recording his latest album "Welcome To Stone Island" to be released this fall of 2011, Hardstone created Stone Island Entertainment, an Independent Record label To be Distributed by MDI Distribution out of California an Affiliate of Universal Music Group . giving him total control of the direction he wanted to take his music. Hardstone never forgetting his roots, has incorporated sounds of Africa, the Islands with a perfect blend of American R&B and Hip Hop.

Discography

Album: "Nutting But De Stone" Kelele Records

Album: Ziewenkulu"

Album: "Hardstory" Big Banks Music

Album: "Welcome To Stone Island" To be released fall of 2011 on Stone Island Entertainment