Meet Exodus Recording artiste from Virgin Islands
Exodus brings a voice that convincingly conveys past and present tribulations, contemporary triumphs, and future aspirations.
ExodusMuzik™ consists of smooth, conscious vibes and deep-raspy, cool toned vocals which give him a distinct identity amid other reggae artists from the Virgin Islands. Focused on positive thinking, positive living, and love, his rootical chanting style is based on the foundations, beliefs, morals and values of the Rastafarian culture. The music he brings forth is meant to provide upliftment to his listeners, and encourage them to stay positive and stand strong against the negative obstacles found in our societies. It is Cultural, Spiritual, Political, and Soulful music! Exodus (born Angel Luis Bolques Jr.) is a conscious, roots, reggae, dancehall musician from the Virgin Islands.
Exodus has also recorded calypso and reggaeton songs, showcasing his musical versatility and diverse background. Born in St. Croix, raised in St. John, and having spent years living on St. Thomas, Exodus represents all of the US Virgin Islands in both his culture and his music. In 2005, Exodus began his musical career, garnering a great deal of local attention with the release of a street anthem entitled “Street Raized” and “Rise” through OTM Studios.
After having honed his skills as a reggae artist, Exodus collaborated with De Apostle, Brock, Fyah Bun, and Najocki on his first official album entitled So it Begins, released in 2008 by Souljahz of Jah Ent. (the album is also distributed worldwide via iTunes, Amazon, and CD Universe) with hit songs such as “Hailing Jah,” “Crying & Mourning,” and “The Message,” - Exodus’ first album gave him public recognition and praise, leading to his performances at concerts such as Beach Fyah 5 in St. Croix (2009), Beach Fyah 6 in St. Thomas (2010), HYPE’s Rhyme Against Crime Show (2010), opening for the world renown Third World band for Love City Live in St. John in 2011, and most recently, Love City Come Together I & II in 2012 and 2013. Exodus has also spearheaded in participated in numerous R.A.S. Events between (2013 - 2016) a promotional oriented VI/Urban cultural exposition - Hosted and Created by Souljahz of Jah Entertainment.
They help promote and unify Local Artists, Musicians, Photographers, Dancers, and other members of the Virgin Islands community. The expos
encourage networking and inspire artists to express their talents through Caribbean & Urban mediums such as Fashion, Film, Music, Culinary, Performing and Visual Arts. The R.A.S. events were created to motivate, develop, and promote the artists of our local Caribbean community. - See more at: http://www.exodusmuzik.com These shows gave him the exposure he needed to become a rising star in the Virgin Islands and abroad. In 2012 Exodus released the mix-tape Only Time Will Tell which gave him more popularity on the airwaves and within the VI community.
Most popular songs were “I Love Life,” “State of the Territory,” “Until the Day,” and “Chant Ah Psalm”. To date, Exodus has released two (2) Album and two (2) MixTapes and other material in the Virgin Islands, Atlanta, and the Netherlands with OTM Studios, Rude Lyfe Entertainment, IMS Music Group, Riddim City Sounds, Zion Hill Music, AG Studios and RedGold Greene Project. In 2014, after the release of the Live Right compilation mix-tape with the mega-hit “Live Right” and the critically acclaimed “Babylon Bruk Down Meh Door,” Exodus’ musical career skyrocketed, landing him #1 on the Reverbnation Reggae Chart for the Virgin Islands. Currently, has releases his Album "FOR REAL" which showcases Exodus’ theme song “Rhythm of Life” and other hits such as "Oh Fyah", & "For Real".
Exodus is rapidly becoming one of the Virgin Islands brightest and creative conscious reggae artists. His music has resonated with fans regardless of racial, cultural or socio-economic backgrounds, showing the musical diversity and talent of this up and coming artist. All audiences will certainly enjoy the positive, thought-provoking, and inspirational music of Exodus “The Movement.” Exodus: "My musical efforts are not to gain, but to share and go through the boundaries and borders of separation and to be heard by all people.
The title, So it Begins relates to me as a musician and to my fans as listeners. Only Time Will Tell reflects the struggle of accomplishing such a mission. My intentions are to make quality music to satisfy musical and spiritual hunger of everyone that relates to it. My goal is to bring us closer today than yesterday, to live as one. Give Thanks for all your support! Much Love and Respect! One Love, One Aim, One Destiny!”