genre: r&b / reggae / neo-soul / gospel / spoken words. life has taught me many lessons, but one that holds especially true, is that “everything comes full circle”. as a child, i sung as a rosebud in new canaan baptist church children’s choir. i was always mimicking the “local church stars” as they sung the congregation into tears. as i got older, i was in awe over the voices of anita baker, melba moore, shirley murdock and whitney houston. their styles, their statues, but most importantly their messages, where clear and definitely realistic! other artist like pat benatar, toni basil, and annie lennox also stirred my interest because their styles where so unique. that’s the beauty of music; it transcends the status quo and has no boundaries. i no longer mimic those who came before me, but i’m blazing my own trail for others to follow. i’ve performed at various churches at home and abroad. my poems have been published in faith and family’s rhema poetry book (2010) and in the march 2011 edition of the key awareness newspaper. i’ve worked with local producers/artist such as ben miles, rufus johnson, amzi jackson, min. bridgette johnson, and gwendolyn price of alfred powell and the kingdom. in 1995, i met deetheproducer and we both shared an interest in music and throughout the years, we have never stopped making music. finally, years later, we can say that we’ve come from the days of a small casio keyboard and using headphones for a mic, to what is now the beginnings of an innovative and unique record label. in 2010, dee introduced me to hyron ferguson, a musician who shares the same passion as we do. currently, we are all working together to make this a success and as with all things, your support is needed. as i step out on faith in pursuit of what i’m destined to become, i need your help in getting there. please tell your friends and family about me.
genre: pop / rock. john shaw is a singer/songwriter and musician. born in australia on july 3, 1992 he grew up in perth where his interest was mainly sports. however, john held a secret passion for music and at the age of 13, he began to teach himself the guitar when he and a group of friends decided to form a band. john did not realize his vocal abilities, but when a band member overheard him singing the red hot chili pepper’s classic “by the way,” he immediately became their front man. the band play through high school and in 2008 they entered and won the battle of the bands competition by playing the song “tomorrow” by silverchair. in 2009, they took 1st place in the starlight foundation fundraising talent contest by playing the red hot chili peppers’ ‘give it away.’ the band was well on its way, but in late 2009, when high school came to an end, john was the only member who continued to pursue music. in in the hopes of a solo career, john devoted himself to writing and composing his own music. he performed at open mics and solo gigs in small pubs and bars all over perth. with a set list of over 30 covers and originals songs, he mesmerize the crowd with his smooth smokey voice which keeps them guessing as to what he will do next. most of the covers were videotaped and posted to youtube, where he currently has over 200,000 total video views and overwhelming positive feedbacks. in addition, john marketed himself and his music through soundcloud, facebook, twitter & reverbnation. after a year, the hard work paid off and in the mid-2011, deetheproducer, record producer and owner of soonsoom records overheard john’s tracks on soundcloud and contacted him. eventually, an agreement was made and john was signed the florida based record label.
genre: jazz / soul/ folk. i was born in andernoch, germany on the rhine river to a ugandan father and ukranian jewish mother. ten months after my birth, my parents decided to move the family to the united states. we lived in ohio for the seven years and then moved around quite a bit from city to city. finally, my parents settled in madison, al. this is where i fell in love with the violin and began playing in the huntsville symphony orchestra. three years later, the family moved to roscoe, il where i played with the rockford symphony orchestra. shortly afterward, we ended up in portage, mi where i played with the kalamazoo junior symphony orchestra. after portage, mi i moved around a bit in search of my passion. i moved to muskegan, mi and entered culinary school, then moved to orlando, fl to finished up culinary arts at le cordon bleu. the day i graduated, i left orlando to bar harbor, me where i lived with for the summer/fall then out to the country to otter creek. finally, i moved back to orlando, stayed for a while, then head back to kalamazoo, mi. while in kalamazoo, i bought a guitar and taught myself how to play. then i met a few people, who eventually became good friends. occasionally, we would get together and just jam at any moment of the day. my younger brother, who is also a musician and i would constantly fill our apartment with music. eventually, after two years in kalamazoo, i moved back to orlando. i began playing open mic nights at the natura bar. there i met sara and we began jamming. together, we have written several songs. one night, while at the natura, i met deetheproducer and hyron from soonsoom records, who was there with their artist john shaw. they showed interest in my style and shortly after, i was signed to the record label. music have never been far from my life. as a matter of fact, i have found what i have been searching for. music is my passion and my travels have shaped my style and presentation. my songs are emotional. my songs are uplifting. my songs will take you on a journey to self - awareness. come join me.
genre: gospel / r & b.
Guest Artist Roster
artist name: glen washington; label: independent artist; genre: reggae; upcoming on soonsoom records: love for someone’ - single.
artist name: jahverse; label: more fyah records; genre: reggae upcoming on soonsoom; records: 1. jah world - single, 2. bad man and police - single.
artist name: josepheus i; label: more fyah records; genre: reggae upcoming on soonsoom; records: 1. weh dem a go do? - single, 2. everlasting (live your life) - single.
World Of Reggae (ep:1)
various artist - world of reggae, release date : mar. 05, 2013, label : soonsoom records. tracklist: your love will never change - murphy, two wrongs - calvin lorenzo, my love's hot - hyron, bad man and police - jahverse, use dem brain - josepheus i. album notes: lover’s rock, roots and reality reggae. a little of everything for everyone.
Not Gonna Be
john shaw- not gonna be, release date : nov. 06, 2012, label : soonsoom records. tracklist: not gonna be. album notes: not gonna be’ is a pop/rock song portraying the end of a relationship.
Who Is It?
murphy - who is it?, release date : dec. 07, 2011, label : soonsoom records. album notes: ever wonder where your lover is spending their time? well, “who is it”? ask that question and at the same time demands an answer. who is it? tell me! a mesmerizing, pulsating one drop reggae riddim with heartfelt lyrics and a soulful voice on top. (on the walkout riddim).
murphy - lord lord, release date : aug. 05, 2011, label : soonsoom records. tracklist: lord lord. album notes: lord lord is song which started out as a simple prayer. accompanied by a neo-soul jazz flavor, it epitomize ones spiritual relationship rather than a religion. it’s a neo-soul gospel vibe you can ride to.
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