Recording artiste Balla G collab with Sizzla Kalonji 'Jah Never Let Wi Down' creating Buzz Internationally
Popular producer, footballer and artiste Balla-G latest collab with Sizzla Kalonji “Jah Will Never Let Wi Down” is blowing up in Europe and also gaining traction in the US and parts of South America.
‘Jah Will Never Let Wi Down’ is produced by Balla G on his Rokus Records Label. It was released on the popular El Shadai riddim, the riddim also features Jah Mali who has a song with the same name (El Shadai) which has been very popular in Europe over the years.
The visual for the single is scheduled to release in the summer of 2013.
Balla G is the cousin of Jobi Mcanuff who is the captain of English Premier League club Reading and also wears number ten for Jamaica national team. Mcanuff is one of the most influential players of both teams.
Before music, Balla G played football in college and also for Jamaica’s premier league team Constant Spring FC. After a short stint with the local club he was invited to England by his uncle (Jobi’s dad) to further his sport career but it never went favorably so he returned to Jamaica to pursue his first love, music.
In life there are obstacles and Balla G’s test came in 2012 when he lost a close family member who was also an upcoming reggae singer, he was Matthew McAnuff. Matthew and another man had a dispute, the dispute reportedly turned physical, and the man was injured. Residents then allegedly attacked McAnuff and chopped him several times. He later succumbed to his injuries at the Cornwall Regional Hospital.
Balla G is from a family which loved reggae and dancehall music, he has two uncles who are well established in the business they are Winston McAnuff, also known under the stage name Electric Dread, Electric Dread is most popular known for compilation album Diary of the silent years which was very popular in France.
Balla G’s second uncle who Is also doing very well in reggae music is Dave Mcanuff aka Maka Rufin. Macka Ruffin, the drummer/singer is now living in Japan, His first album was call Roppongi Station, a tribute to the city where reggae first made waves in Japan over 30 years ago. It was where he hung out when he first went there with the Black Kush band in the mid-1980s.
With influences and backing from these power houses in the business how could Balla G not be in the music business?
Balla G has produced and worked with some of the biggest names in dancehall and reggae music. Fans can look out for a lot more music from his Rokus Records Label, as he gears up to release singles from Lutan Fyah, Sizzla Kalonji, Norris Man, Merciless, Mikey General, Laden and Bugle.