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Ride-J / Bio

Ride-J was born and raised in American Samoa to a large family of musicians. He is a Product of Strong Polynesian descent with roots in Tonga, Samoa, and Hawaii. Throughout his mid-teen years towards adulthood, Ride-J has lived in places such as: Honolulu, LA, Las Vegas, Phoenix and his proud hometown of Provo, Utah where he now resides. Music was always a passion that drove him towards success. He loves all kinds of music of all sorts. Whether it be harmonizing or beat boxing, to regular jam sessions with the uke and guitar; he's always keeping that beat and rhythm flowing.' The kind of sound you'll get from Ride-J is always unpredictable'. He sings and raps his way through your mind leaving it in a "swiveled" frame and shape. He has recorded in places such as Los Angeles, Utah, Vegas, Hawaii, New Zealand as well as Western Samoa and American Samoa; with artists from different spans and range of music. He is the founder and the 'lead' vocal and rapper of the American Samoa based music group: the OLDTYMERZ with members located in different chapters such as: Samoa, Am. Samoa, Hawaii, Los Angeles, Vegas, Arizona, and Utah. An army indeed 'rollin' 15-20 deep of members that either sing, rap, dance or play some kind of instrument contributing to the group. Ride_J has a few solo underground albums he's working on: The 'Uce Hangout' featuring Artists from the West Coast, 'Memoirs of Deville' featuring several RnB and Reggae Artists, and an album dedicated to the Islands called: 'Islandvibez'. He has a lot of duties and tasks up his sleeve, as he is on the move to bring out the finishing touches of the long awaited 1st OldTymer Album: OLDTYMER MUZIIK, since the first of their released Promo Tracks featuring local Artists from American Samoa and Samoa. He also has a trilogy album dedicated to the 'oldies' and lowriders called: 'Classical Love' parts 1, 2, and 3. His unreleased single from the Classical Love Pt. 1 is available for streaming and download on Facebook, Youtube, Reverbnation and Myspace, BEAUTIFUL SIGHTS featuring Jon Wane and Lil Uce of the OldTymerz; which is a classic renewed hit recorded 3 and a half years ago. Ride-J is always looking out for opportunities to assist and also be assisted in terms of music and this industry. He is one that never gives up on his music. With influences that range from early Hip Hop to hardcore Rap, Soul/RnB to Reggae; music has a whole new scenery and definition now that RideJ is in the building...................

General Info

Band Members
Ride-J
Artist Name
Ride-J
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/ridej
Active Since
02/96
Genres
Hip Hop / RnB / Reggae

Contact Info

Location
Provo, UT
Manager
M. J. LA.

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