Kabaka Pyramid has just taken out the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album, with his record ‘The Kalling’. He storms onto the scene from Kingston to SNWMF with his conscious revolutionary lyrics and unique musical style that joins reggae and hip hop.
The name “Kabaka” is Ugandan for “King” and the long lasting survival of the Pyramids of ancient Africa represent his desire for longevity in the music and deep connection to Kemetic roots; leaving messages for generations to come.
Following the global success of his impactful hit single “Well Done” in 2015; Kabaka released his “Accurate” mixtape presented by music superpower Major Lazer and Walshy Fire to tremendous reception with the mixtape proving to be an instant classic amongst reggae/hiphop fans. In 2017 he topped the Global Reggae Charts with the anthem “Can’t Breathe” the first single off his debut full length album “Contraband”, produced by Damian “Junior Gong” Marley.
The Pyramid has released a powerful catalogue over the years including the critically acclaimed “Rebel Music EP” and the Billboard top 10 charting “Lead the Way EP”; singles such as “Never Gonna Be A Slave”, “No Capitalist”, “Mi Alright” with Chronixx, and “Free From Chains” as well as music videos for the popular “Warrior” featuring Protoje, “World Wide Love, “Liberal Opposer” and “High and Windy” with Sara Lugo; he has achieved regular rotation on local and international airwaves.
This award winning artist has developed a solid global fan-base that connects deeply with the messages in his music, touring extensively over the past 5 years to the largest of Reggae stages around the world. Aided by his excellent “Bebble Rockers” band; he has brought his message and power to fans all over the world.
Kabaka Pyramid is recognized as a leader in the new wave of powerful reggae artists coming out of Jamaica. With a mission to steer future generations towards harmony and unity Kabaka Pyramid is primed and focused on bringing a righteous and conscious way of thinking to the masses through Reggae Music. His 2022 Grammy Winning Album “The Kalling” is out now!
Rebel Music EP (2011)
Lead the Way (2013)
The Kalling (2022)