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JAH KINGS Featuring Alexander Kofi / Bio

JAH KINGS is Alexander Kofi's dream, vision, and passion, dating back 22 years. Having opened up for the Four Tops, Journey, Foreigner, Bobby Womack, Phyllis Hyman, TLC, Shai, Cyril Neville and Top Reggae Acts Culture, the Itals, King Yellowman, and Everton Blender, and most recently Neville Duncan the last surviving member of the Legendary ETHIOPIANS. Alexander and the JAH KINGS have spread the message of LOVE, peace, Unity, and Oneness on Native American Reservations, Juvenile Homes, Festivals, Schools, clubs, colleges, Unity Churches, Progressive Churches, Community Centers, Domestic Violence Shelters, and theaters. Alexander's highly acclaimed CD LOVE was nominated "Best Reggae CD" and Alexander "Best Reggae Performer" at the 2002 Chicago Music Awards. Alexander's Trip to Ghana West Africa took His Musik and Career to another level! He was embraced by the Chiefs, Queen Mothers, the People, and Government of Ghana through the Joseph Project, a call put out by the Government of Ghana to the Descendants of the Trans Atlantic Slavery Trade, to come home for healing and reconciliation. Having visited the slave forts and castles Alexander Kofi musik came forth with such powerful songs as SLAVERY, AFRIKAN DIASPORA and STREETS OF ACCRA. Alexander Kofi performed AFRIKAN DIASPORA on National TV on KSM's "Thank God It's Friday! The JAH KINGS Project then went to another level when Alexander Kofi became a Sundancer at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota under the guidance of Chiefs Gerald Ice and Wesley Black Elk direct descendants of Chiefs Crazyhorse and Black Elk, hence his song WOUNDED KNEE. With new members John Longbow on Bass and Guitar, Wesley Patton Jr. on Bass and Guitar joining Alexander Kofi on Drums and Guitar, Tony Eleits on Percussion, Adrian Terrell on Keyboards, Arni Alba on Percussion and Native Flute, the JAH KINGS are a mix of African and Native musicians...ready to take the musik out into the world! Musikal Medicine..for the People! The JAH KINGS are "Second to None"!

CRITICAL MASS is the latest CD on the NILE VALLEY ENTERTAINMENT label which is now available at ITUNES and all digital outlets! CRITICAL MASS for these Critical Times!

General Info

Band Members
Alexander Kofi - Multi-Instrumentalist
Artist Name
JAH KINGS Featuring Alexander Kofi
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/jahkingsfeaturingalexanderkofi
Active Since
05/92
Genres
Reggae / Funk / Roots/Reggae

Contact Info

Location
Crestone, CO
Manager
Pharoah Shabaka/Nile Valley Entertainment

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