- ARTIST: ANTHONY B
- GENRE: ROOTS | REGGAE
- LOCATION: KINGSTON, JM
- AVAILABILITY: AVAILABLE
Anthony B brings a high energy, engaging performance style to fans that relate to his lyrics and songwriting, both revolutionary and entertaining. Embodying all that is topical and compelling about Reggae music, this artist has been steadfast in his mission to represent the poor and oppressed, using timely lyrics to confront political injustices and bring the issues of the people to the forefront. In the process, he has raised the performance standards and lyrical content for the industry, performing quality lyrics and producing a multifaceted stage show that attracts diverse audiences from around the globe.
The artist’s live performance is one of reggae’s most dynamic in its history. Since 1992 Anthony B has commanded stages with his energetic creative style that brings the lyrics to life onstage. His shows engage crowds who sing word for word to the extensive catalog of songs that began with his hits “Fire Pon Rome” and “Raid Di Barn” that addressed issues of economic and social justice in Jamaica. Since that time, Anthony B has grown into one of reggae music’s top performers appearing on the world’s most prestigious festival and venues.
Key events throughout the artist’s career have included a 1999 appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. In 2003 and 2004, he was given a King’s welcome in Gambia and Senegal. In 2004, he sold out
shows in Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Belgium, France, Italy and Germany. In 2007 he appeared on Roskilde Festival in Denmark. In 2008 he performed on Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica. In 2009, 2011 & 2014 he performed at Summerjam in Germany. In 2012 he performed at Chiemsee Reggae Summer in Germany. Anthony B has pioneered as a representative for conscious reggae music through his performances in New Dehli, India, Czech Republic, Iceland, Argentina, Venezuela and on Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean.