International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 56 - Page 107

His main thing is roots reggae with a strong messages on spiritual, political and wellbeing topics, he also has created his own style and genre rootstep and his popularity is growing each day. He received the name Zacharri (which means “To Be Remembered By Jah“) from his uncle Buju Banton. Music has been his life since his youth, Zacharri says: „From the age of 4 I was always singing for my mum, when it was dinner time,I would make up a song about dinner time. And I always told her that I will be a singer one day, she would just laught. At the age of ten I wrote my first song and perform it in school and mash up the place. And from then I continue, until in 2000 I recorded my first track professionally. And from there I never look back. Music was always inside of me, like if Jah put it there and my mission now is to bring it into ears of all people and uplift their souls, share messages and bring positive vibrations„ recording from the age of 17. He got his first release in 2000 under the name of Dj Bogle with a song called “Irish Moss” on the Stumpy Productions label. Whilst continuing to DJ on various Jamaican sounds and developing his style, Zacharri became also a very good producer, he worked with and produced some of Jamaica’s most prominent artistes such as Jah Cure, Sizzla, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, Buju Banton, Assassin...just to name a few. Zacharri has contributed to many successful international productions including his own ShemHa-Boreh label which was the origin of his debut album Herbsman (2009) featuring Luciano, Gregory Isaacs, Natty King.