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Lions Den Productions would like to introduce an exciting array of local New Zealand and international roots reggae / dancehall / hip hop / dance and sound system performers for you to consider booking at your event(s). Attached are bio’s / references / links .
Silva Emcee - (NZ / JA / SAMOA), The Solomonix (NZ / MAORI), Jah Red Lion (CHILE), Tuffy Culture (JA / NZ), Rugged Tekniques (UK / NZ) with Iron Will and the Iron Hammers Band (NZ)


‘The Iron Hammers Band’ live and direct. - Featuring Iron will on bass , the rising superstar Tafari Vaili on the drums,on keys his father Faletasi Vaili, Steven (dj)’SELECTO’ Wilson on guitar, and Nicolas ‘Jah Red ‘ Reyne on percussion / backing vocals.

Tanya Dyer, SILVA EMCEE, is a versatile and extremely talented vocal artist with a conscious message and a cheeky swagger performing her original hits and improvisations with her sweet melodic singing style and serious rap skills over reggae, dancehall, hip hop, soul or whatever the DJ is playing.

Hailing from Grey Lynn, Auckland with a Jamaican father and a Samoan mother, she was brought up heavily influenced by the New Zealand and global reggae community, where her creative spirit was encouraged and she developed a great love for music, especially reggae and hip hop, sound sytem culture and her ability to write lyrics, melodies and to perform.

Recognised as a Coke Rhythm Nation winner with the single Hook Up featuring Lioness, and appearing on the top ten single remix for Nesian Mystic Sun Goes Down, SILVA has been auspiciously profiled in the local music circuit.

SILVA EMCEE has performed live alongside such acts as Fat Freddys Drop, The Black Seeds, Kora, Katchafire, Tiki Taane, The Mighty Asterix and has been a regular guest artist on Ladi 6 live performances for the last three years.

With her unique style of vocals and song writing ability she has a mass appeal to all reggae, dancehall and hip hop lovers. She is also venturing into new horizons by participating in a lot of different dance parties with 00Afro, Tommy Flowers, Maya & Vanya, Rugged Tekniques and more, covering full spectrum dance music.

Her debut album with Auckland-based producer Iron Will is at the final stages.

SILVA EMCEE is ready for the stage with her new backing group The Iron Hammers Band. She will perform tracks from her debut album which contain the singles Here We Go Again and Bad Gal.

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Phone: 0210674265


SOLOMONIX – The majestic voice, melody and lyrics of Solomon ‘Sol’ Heke, produced and arranged by Iron Will and backed live by the Iron Hammers rhythm section is a mix of roots reggae, soul and love that has moved audiences all over New Zealand.

Solomon Heke originally started the group in 2000 while living in the Bay Of Plenty.
With a considerable back catalogue of self composed songs, based on his experiences, faith in God and the economical situation of under-privileged people in NZ and all over the world, his aim is to teach a healing message of liberation, power, direction and redemption presented with his unique heartfelt warm sound and melodies.

When the original five members of the band went their separate ways, Sol moved to Auckland where he was introduced to William IRON WILL Brown by one John Greet, managing director of Kfm Radio.

After becoming good friends and writing some strong material together, Solomon and Will decided to take it to the world producing the body of work on their debut album Benediction. Some tunes from this debut release have been featured on international releases – the Real’n’Raw documentary and soundtrack alongside a host of New Zealand, Jamaican and U.S artists - receiving great reactions with much feedback and requests for the album to be released. On itunes they are among the top hitters for single sales.

Now formed with the backing band Iron Hammers, SOLOMONIX are all geared up to hit the scene hard with an epic and tight live show. They will also be appearing with the One Foundation Sound System featuring other artists, working with Iron Will - Silva Emcee, Jah Red Lion, Ras Stone, Tuffy Culture and many more.

Having already played at numerous shows ( Splore, The Grey Lynn and Fejoa Festivals, Pasifika, One Foundation, 12 Tribes of Israel functions and bar and club events in Auckland and Wellington), Solomonix are ready to present their music to New Zealand and all over the world with a captivating live performance and a beautifully composed debut album Benediction, which contains the singles We A Lion and What Is Right.

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Phone: 0210674265


JAH RED LION influenced by Jamaican recording artists, is a singer with a clear and sincere conscious message, combining soulful melodies with huge stage presence .

Nicolas JAH RED LION Reyne was born in the small town of Lampa, just out of Santiago, Chile. At age 17 he started to frequent local rasta reggae parties where he started to learn about the philosophy, lifestyle and the music.

Soon he was recording tracks with local hip-hop crews singing ragga style. His next



Conscious Roots 3

Real n Raw soundtrack - SOLOMONIX

remix "sun goes down' Nesian Mystics / Silva Emcee

'Police Statements' - Silva Emcee

Jah Red Lion "EP" (CHILE)