RASSI HARDKNOCKS

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RASSI HARDKNOCKS

We are proud to have one of Kingston finest artists at Rastatothebone.

BIOGRAPHY

RASSI HARDKNOCKS was born in Kingston, Jamaica. 


RASSI was raised within the rasta organization of The Twelve Tribes Of Israel. RASSI through his music spreads the love for Jah, creation and Mother Earth. This talented artist earliest musical influences comes from his mother, the singer Marva Gillespie with whom, together with his sister started performing at an early age.  RASSI'S singing career took off when introduced to Jah B from Jah Love Muzik Sound , he travelled around Jamaica alongside Culture Dan,  later on in 1999 Rassi joined the stage with Brigadier Jerry, Culture Dan, Josey Wales and Charlie Chaplin coinciding with Brigadier highly celebrated return to Jamaica performing in front of 10.000 people. 


During 2008 Rassi teamed up whilst in Jamaica with Seenjah from the German Sound system "Natty Vibes Sound" later on travelling to Europe and performing in different countries as well as working on musical projects such as the "Eternal Life, The Mixtape".


 In 2015 Rassi released his debut album "GREAT SONGS" a beautiful collection of spiritual songs featuring other artists like Rassi's own mother and singer Marva Gillespie, Micah Shemaiah, Exile di Brave and Jahkime/Eesah.


Also a regular on the mic having performed in different sound systems,  JahLoveMuzik, Natty Vibes Sound, Vinyl Thursdays with the EDB family,  and Kingston Dub Club showcasing across Europe and Jamaica bringing his rootical rockers style for which Rassi is well known for. 


With hit tunes such as "RAGGA INNA MY SOUL" , "AFRICA AWAITS" and the acclaimed "LEGAL" by Micah Shemaiah ft Rassi Hardknocks played by legendary David Rodigan on his BBC 1Xtra radio.


Rassi Hardknocks continues his musical career with the release of his anticipated New Album for 2019 which will include two RASTATOTHEBONE EXCLUSIVE PRODUCTIONS "FIVE O"  released on the 23rd of November 2018 and "World Today"  to be released in 2019!


RASSI'S extensive music career has brought him to some of Europe's largest musical events such as Germany's Reggae Jam Festival and Rototom Sunsplash in Spain. RASSI HARDKNOCKS achieved one of his personal highlights when performing for The Ethiopian Crown prince Zere Yacob Asfa Wossen, Haile Selassie I in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


RASSI travelled to the UK for the first time during the Spring/Summer 2018 performing at The Hootannany , Rockers LDN , Hackney Grow, Roots Master Blaster, MAU MAU and the Reggae Roast.


KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED FOR NEW MUSIC AND VIDEOS FOR  2019 

LATESTS RELEASES - click on the song title to listen to the track on Spotify

FIVE O  (Rastatohebone Records) 


Vocals: Rassi Hardknocks

Production: Dillon Wyte

Mix: Dillon Wyte

Mastering: Michal Czyz

Artwork: Kotxetxe 


ME NO EZY - Lion Twin Music meets Rassi Hardknocks


Production: Lion Twin

Vocals: Rassi Hardknocks


CASH TAG 


Vocals: Rassi Hardknocks

Production : Up in Zion Music/We Generation Music.


JAMAICAN ROOTS BLOCKBUSTER - 


RASSI HARDKNOCKS, MICAH  SHEMAIAH, JAHKIME/EESHA , XANA ROMEO, MICKEY GENERAL


TO BOOK RASSI HARDKNOCKS

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Rassi Hardknocks - Five O - Exclusive Video Premiere!!

No more running from the Five O's!!

MORE THAN GREAT - RASSI HARDKNOCKS FT MICAH SHEMAIAH

life performances london 2018

CASH TAG - RASSI HARDKNOCKS & THE DUBHOUSE BAND LIVE AT THE GROW IN HACKNEY!


RASSI HARDKNOCKS LIVE AT THE HOOTANANNY - LONDON 2018

Live in the UK for the First time 2018! Rassi Hardknocks for the 1st  The Hootananny Brixton with The Artist Band

MUSIC VIDEOS

LEGAL - MICAH SHEMAIAH FT RASSI HARDKNOCKS 


Legal by Micah Shemaiah ft Rassi Hardknocks Produced by Shamala Productions Shot & Directed by Raatid Magic Films | Sherkhan Chiffre

RAGGA INNA MY SOUL - RASSI HARDKNCOKS

RAGGA INNA MY SOUL - RASSI HARDKNOCKS 


Taken from the Rassi Hardknocks debut album "GREAT SONGS",  produced by Natty Vibes Sound & WE Generation Music. Video production: Ring A Ting 

FALLING APART - RASSI HARDKNOCKS

Falling Apart Rassi Hardknocks World Crisis Riddim Lava Voice Productions

DUBPLATE - LITTLE LION SOUND

RASSI HARDKNOCKS voicing for LITTLE LION SOUND