Oits “ALO VERA” Martin born the 22nd of August 1973, He has been performing from 1993 on the local circuit. He started singing at a tender age, at St. Annie’s Comprehensive High School.
Growing up in the spoiler’s community of Central Kingston, He had been singing on sound systems, fairs, Barbecues and community events. He is noted for being the in house singer for the local hotels in the corporate area.
He has been recording since 2000. He has worked with the likes of Tboots, Naciamaj, Karim from Orange Hill, dub master Pops and the renowned dub poet Oku Onoura. The song “Love,” Love can save the day and Mama Cry has been heavily rotated on the local stations courtesy of Roots fm and Best fm. It is has been getting rave reviews and rotations on the internet radio stations and his slowly making moves on the international reggae scene.
In April 2010, he leave Jamaica and went to St. Maarten where he is now doing his music from, The artiste said its hard doing music in St. Maarten, people don't support reggae a lot in St. Maarten, Even when big name artists come here, I open a show for Glen Washington and a lot of people did not come out to support the show.
Late last year he released his debut album ‘love can save the day’, Produced by Hungry town Muzik, The Label just shoot the videos for the single “Love can save the day” which is the first singles off the album.
Alo Vera has recently registered his own recording label Aloe’s Production. He release his first own produce EP called the HEIGHTS on his own label Aloe’s Production, The HEIGHTS is available in all online stores like Amazon and iTunes, He is also planning an producing other upcoming artists on his label.
He is a prolific writer, sultry, smooth and charismatic in his delivery.He is also known for his unique style of singing. His sound is a mix between jazz and reggae and thrill audiences with his cool and easy flow.
His conscious lyric embodies the Jamaican culture with universal slogan of love peace and unity. He is an example to follow, a role model and a leader in every right, A Rastafarian in faith. Alo is one of Jamaica’s promising young artistes and has cemented his place in the music industry.
Right now he is currently working with a lot of different producers in Europe, Cultural production in France, Da lion in Portugal and Sendup in Spain just to name a few, he has recently collaborate with artiste Don dread from France, He's in the studio working on his next Album, while preparing for a tour in Europe.
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