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Country:United Kingdom
Info:Jahaziel from south London releases his debut album "Ready To Live" in 2007. About his music the MC says: "It's about love. Love for God, love for mankind and love for music."

To date, Jahaziel has built a name for himself in the underground United Kingdom music scene making guest appearances on the hits of others. Some of those that have had the opportunity to feature Jahaziel in their work include Lemar, Craig David, US R&B singer Monica, Stacie Orrico, Four Kornerz, Nina Jayne, Nathan Prime and Raymond & Co. He also made a guest appearance on two tracks for Daniel Bedingfield's platinum-selling and Grammy nominated album Gotta Get Thru This (2002).

Stage Performances
He has appeared on stage with many of those artists plus other notables like Kim Burrell and platinum-selling United States Gospel artist Kirk Franklin. For an extensive period he was the choice rapper for leading UK production outfit Blacksmith before stepping out to begin creating his own path. He has also featured heavily on the live circuit, which included co-founding the London Hip Hop collective Zion Noiz.

Jahaziel represents an explosive mix of hard-hitting rhymes and captivating stage-craft that enables his message through Hip Hop to make it's mark with any audience. But thats only the start. His additional influence may come as a surprise for some when they hear Jahaziel twist the script, reggae/dancehall style.

Owing to a Jamaican bloodline and musical input from his Uncle Maxi Priest, Jahaziel is no stranger to the notion of sound systems and reggae culture. Add to that his upbringing in multi-cultural London, its safe to say that this rapper is guaranteed to bring a fresh approach to the worldwide hip hop game.

He incorporates elements of all his experiences to produce music that not only impacts musical taste buds but acts as a positive force to the effect of giving listeners something to think about.

Nominations: MOBO
Jahaziel is nominated for a MOBO award in the category "Best Gospel" for the 2007 ceremony. The MOBO (Music of Black Origine) Awards is launched in 1996 as the first black awards show in Europe. The show is held in London, United Kingdom.

MOBO Awards
The second year in 2008 the artist could bring the MOBO award home for "Best Gospel" in 2008.

Video "In My Neighbourhood"
Jahaziel is proud to present his video "In My Neighbourhood" (2009), an anti-gun crime track in which he challenges the cause and effects of this reality, while confronting mentalities and perceptions surrounding this issue. Born and bred in South London, Jahaziel echoes the facts of inner-city life, combining personal knowledge from his own past experiences with the events now witnessed in the community.
The video premiered at BET Networks in the United States, United Kingdom and Africa on Easter Sunday April 12th 2009, and will be on rotation on MTV, Channel U, Flava and all other Media and TV Networks.
This is a major development for Jahaziel who will be working on a string of projects with BET.

The MC released his debut album "Ready To Live" on Preacha Boy Music in 2007.

Sources: Press release: Preacher Boy Music are pleased to announce the official world premiere of the new video by MOBO Award winning artist Jahaziel, April 20th 2009.

Release:Ready To Live
Ready To Live
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Recordlabel:Preacha Boy Music
Info:The album is released on July 26th, 2007.

1. Power
2. Ready To Live
3. Help Me God
4. You Got Yours - featuring Melody of Nu Soul
5. In My Neighbourhood
6. Trust - featuring Sister Jones and S2 of New Direction
7. Makings of Me
8. That's What Friends Are For - featuring Kojo Kod'j
9. Nobody's Fool
10. Keep It Hot - featuring GP
11. Jesus
12. God Love - featuring Semele
13. Til Ya Crown Comes
14. Father I Turn - featuring Ryan Carty
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