Iakopo - Dancehall reggae artiste

by Christian Bausch
(Tokyo)

Iakopo

Iakopo

Dancehall and Reggae music artiste Iakopo ヤコポ has just release his latest single "FLY" on Lionz Share International label.


Listen Iakopo single "FLY" below..



Learn more about Iakopo

Iakopo, was born in Fountain Valley, California but spent much of his life growing up in Samoa where his passion for music was kindled. When still in high school, Artists such as Peter Tosh, Anthony B, Sizzla, and Bob Marley, influenced Iakopo to produce his first hit album ‘’Let Your Light Shine’’ in 2006.

The singles “Let Your Light Shine” and "Love Jah" made it to the top of reggae charts in the US, Hawaii, Polynesia, Asia and Europe. On top of that, ‘Let Your Light Shine’ sold 2.000.000 Downloads in the UK.

This lead to IaKopo sharing the stage with influential artists such as Israel Vibrations, Eeka Mouse, Junior Reid, Midnite, Collie Buddz, Messenga Selah, and Tribal Seeds.

The second album as Keys of Creation ‘’Born To Win’’ featured the Single ‘Heart of Polynesia’ , which won him the International Music Video Award for World Music, as well as being another #1 hit. It’s still considered as an anthem by Polynesians world
wide.

His success got Universal Music Japan interested in Iakopo and then working with him on a compilation CD featuring famous Hawaiian artists. This first project led to a collaboration with Infinity 16 on the single ‘Bounce’. Released September 28th 2011, it was the top sold single for two weeks.

Currently, Iakopo is working with internationally acclaimed producers Don Corleone and Citizen K, as well as famous Japanese producer Miki Douzan on recording his first EP, due to be released in spring 2012. It features Iakopo's diverse skills as an original
reggae/dancehall songwriter and performer.

Iakopo released his latest single 'FLY' on December 12th, 2011. It has already risen to be the top featured single on reaggeazion.jp, Japan's biggest reggae related website and download store.

When asked what keeps his musical fire going, Kopo replied, “I have to share my music... Music is the universal language of the soul that brings people together and can provide healing transformation. It did for me and I hope to now share what was given to
me with others”.

Find Iakopo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/IakopoMusic
Contact: Lionz Share International
1-5-9 Moto-Azabu Minato-Ku Tokyo 106-0046 Japan
Tel.& Fax +81 (0) 3-5419-1889
cash@lionshare.net

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Comments.

Articles On Dancehall Reggae World You Might Have Missed ......

Also connect with Dancehallreggaeworld.com on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?


Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool. It works!

Or, simply click here and here, to browse my library of over 500 questions and answers! Chances are someone already asked (and got an answer to) your question.

Help us to keep Dancehall & Reggae Music Genres alive. We are asking for a small contribution to Keep our site online.
CLICK HERE TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION.

Submit and get your press release, news, new music, video, photos, lyrics, biography or write-ups published on the world #1 dancehall reggae site 
{Click here for more information on how to}

What's New?  
Click Here
to see the VERY latest articles and features.
 

TRENDING  NOW

Featured artist

[?]Subscribe To This Site
  • XML RSS
  • follow us in feedly
  • Add to My Yahoo!

Recent Articles

  1. Jamaican Music Reggae Wedding Music

    Jun 14, 19 11:47 PM

    Jamaican Music Reggae Wedding Music - There are so many great Jamaican Music Reggae wedding music or should we say Reggae Wedding songs released over the years but we still get questions asking where…

    Read More

  2. Sexting Riddim - Jonny Blaze, Stadic & Dj Perf

    Jun 14, 19 08:37 PM

    Sexting Riddim - Jonny Blaze, Stadic & Dj Perf - Just in time for summer comes a globe-trotting Dancehall riddim project of epic proportions.

    Read More

  3. Jahvillani Dancehall Reggae Music Recording artiste

    Jun 14, 19 05:31 PM

    Jahvillani Dancehall Reggae Music Recording artiste - Dujon Edwards more popularly known as Jahvillani is a multi-faceted recording artiste and songwriter based in Montego Bay & ST.Ann, Jamaica.

    Read More

  4. Lorde shows up the fake Rastas of Reggae Music

    Jun 13, 19 09:36 PM

    Lorde shows up the fake Rastas of Reggae Music - Lorde is trying to teach reggae music artistes how to fight oppression.

    Read More