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ED ROBINSON / About This Artist

Artist Details and Stats:

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Label: E2 Recordings

Management: Michelle Arthurton

Website: www.facebook.com

Genre: Reggae

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Reggae charts for Brooklyn, NY
  • 3,878
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Biography:

Anyone acquainted with Ed Robinson and his music, knows he is one of the stalwarts in the Reggae music industry, consistently producing a quality package, whether he is producing other internationally acclaimed reggae rap and R and B artists or working on his own projects.

Boasting a 40 year career, Robinson has produced eight albums to date, from his first VP produced effort “Once Again” in 1992 with the seminal “Knocking on Heaven’s Door” to successive albums released in 2004 - “Sky is the Limit” 2005 - “Solitude” with the classic “No More Mr. Lonely” and Dennis Brown staple “Ain’t That Loving You”, 2008 – “The Awakening”, 2011 – “Written in Stone” with the anthemic “Our Heroes” which got major airplay on inner city radio programs in Florida and the New York tri-state area, Europe and the Caribbean. This 15 track album spawned hits from “Baby I Love Ya”, “You’re Special”, “Cry No More”, “Talking Blues”, Cyberspace Girl” and a moving cover version of the Denise Brown classic “If I follow my Heart”. Robinson released two albums in 2014, “On Covers” and the “Tribute to John Holt” where he got a chance to pay homage to the late John Holt with the Kemar “Flava” McGregor produced album - an emotional outpouring of classics as reprised by Robinson, made even more poignant by the fact that the single “Let Your Hair Down” was being recorded when the news of Holt’s death on October 20, 2014 in London broke. Yard Magic, the 8th album was released in 2015 with the single “Kool Off” currently sits at the top spot in the New York and Florida album charts in late 2015. His 9th album is his very first gospel album “Glory and Praise” came out this 2016 is doing extremely well, along with singles “Thinking of You”, “Blame Game” and “For You”.

Starting out on his enduring musical journey as a drummer/vocalist, Ed Robinson has not limited himself to one genre, and feels comfortable blending in Rock, Soul, Hip Hop, and R & B to compliment his reggae foundation.

Ed Robinson is the rarest of performers, he maintains an old school integrity as evidenced by his smooth performance and stylish dress sense, not to mention the fact that he is the consummate showman. Whether performing on an international stage or his native New York he never fails to deliver a crowd pleasing set and has garnered many an encore.

He has performed on party cruises to the Caribbean and appeared at local New York and Canadian hotspots – a testament of his versatility and ability to deliver a thrilling performance every time.

Ed Robinson was inducted into the Reggae Hall of Fame by the International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA) at a star studded gala in Fort Lauderdale Florida on October 4, 2015. Last Summer Ed Robinson made history by being the first act to open the Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn, New York. Most recently Ed appeared on the St. Kitts Music Festival wheren he captured the Saturday night leaving a deep-rooted "heartical' imprint (meaning vibrational synergy of love, positivity, truth and light) on the people.

Contact (718) 221-8500; 347-557-6395; 718-663-9408

Press:

“Ed Robinson's performance at the St.Kitts Music Festival left a deep-rooted “heartical” imprint would be Ed Robinson. Heartical if you are unfamiliar with the term is a vibrational synergy of love, positivity, truth, and light.”
Mosi - Caribbean Vybes

“Ed Robinson puts another notch on his belt!”
Sheron Hamilton-Pearson - Clintonlindsay.com

“Luciana and her team at Push Broom Gang take covers to a whole new level. Ed’s voice is strong and adds a unique take on each of the tracks on this wicked compilation. - Aaron Mahlfeldt”
Zojak/PBG - PR Web

"Ed is a stalwart in this business we call music & his new material is what the industry needs right now. Proper representation of our culture, a true reggae ambassador"
Dj Kevy Kev - DaFlava Radio

“Robinson currently has his album listed number 1 in New York. He delivered a stunning performance that electrified the crowd to stand up in applause; most had been seated comfortably in picnic style on the grassy field overlooking the beautiful lake at the picturesque Harry Chapin Lakeside Amphitheatre. ”
Donovan Gopie - Caribbean Life Newspaper

"Brooklyn-based Ed Robinson also made a huge comeback with his tribute to some of the heroes of Jamaican music. His hit Our Heroes, placed him in the No 4 slot".
Clinton Lindsay - Jamaica Observer

“SONG - Our Heroes "It is good to see the positive tunes he has focused on putting out, an example of the kind of quality every discernable artist should be aiming. This track is a good testament of that".”
Yush

"I was ... concerned as I was scheduled to go on next. The crowd was with him all the way. He got the crowd where he wanted them, and they loved it. (Referring to Ed's performance on Mexico's Reggae Sunsplash)
Little Lenny (D.J./Rapper) - The Weekend Enquirer

"Ed Robinson rocked reggae lovers with his performance at Reggae Sunsplash Beach Party '90, a performance the international press described as devastating in terms of stage presence and raw talent".
The Weekend Enquirer

"...I like to think of him as a sort of superstar in waiting, he has the basic ingredients to become the biggest act out of Jamaica this year. He is proberbly the most electric Jamaican performer on stage since Bob Marley".
Balford Henry - The Sunday Gleaner

"... I think he has the best international potential of a local singer since Maxie Priest".
Belford Henry - The Weekend Star

"Singer Ed Robinson covered himself in glory with a strong performance, one that the young singer can be proud of, exhibiting a voice of good range and control". (Referring to the artist performance on Reggae Sunsplash)
Howard McGowan - The Star