Reggae/Dancehall artist “Inna Vision” has played more than 100 cities across America with friends Tribal Seeds, Fortunate Youth, New Kingston, Bambu Station and The Steppas. Inna Vision has shared stages with Damian Marley, SOJA, Rebelution, Collie Buddz, UB40 and wrapped up a wild 2015 supporting three back-to-back tours with international reggae icon J Boog. Determination and persistence has brought Inna Vision to stages such as Reggae on the River, California Roots Festival, Reggae on the Hills, Pure Aloha, One Love Festival and Hawaii’s Mayjah Rayjah. Born “Michael Kamakoakeauoliokekai Lopes” music began at an arly age. Growing up on the second largest Hawaiian island “Maui,” ukuleles, surfing and reggae concerts was natural lifestyle.At the age of twelve “Koa” started his first bands playing for school functions, local concerts and graduation parties. Was not long before traveling out of Hawaii became frequent just to watch his favorite reggae artist perform live. 2005 after a trip to “Tribute to the Legends Festival” in San Diego, oa returned with the name “Inna Vision” and a vision to take his passion for music to a world wide stage. From 2008 to 2017 Inna Vision recorded a catalogue of four full-length albums, 5 EP’s and numerous singles that have impacted iTunes and Billboard international charts. Inna Vision’s tracks cracked the iTunes Top 10, Youtube videos viewed more than 500,000 times and is one of Pandora’s most streamed Hawaii reggae tations. Inna Vision has currently released a five song EP “Highest Grade” on March 3, 2017 followed by Highest Grade headline tour performing through California, Arizona and Las Vegas. The project is considered a cross over release with a fusion of Reggae, Dancehall and Hip-hop. The evolution of music has got the attention of artist, producers and fans from United States, Caribbean, Asia & Europe.
With Skanks Roots
Skanks Roots Project is a reggae group formed from musicians around California. The group formed as a collaboration idea of Dj Skanks and musician, producer, E.N Young (member of Tribal Seeds). SRP consist of Eddie Blunt (High Tide), J. Rips (KeepItLit), Danny Dread (Roots Covenant), Chris Murray (High Tide), Samuel Guest, Mike E.P and have regular guest appearances by Lexy Love and Animo. All members have met over the past few years at one point or another during shows and recording sessions. They formed as an official group at the end of 2012 at Imperial Sound Recording Studio in Southern California. Combining that San Diego roots vibe that Blunt, Young, and Dread bring to the table and lacing it with the NorCal flavor of Skanks, Rips, and Animo…it truly is a west coast bridge blessed by Jah!
The first single “Wild Flower” was a project idea that came to Dj Skanks and from then on they knew they had something special. They are following it with their first album, ‘Just the Tip,’ available February 26th. Their music has a cool swag that will get fans feeling that Cali reggae lovin’ vibe. Combining their instrumental abilities and musical compliance they keep an irie upbeat from track to track. ‘Just the Tip’ has guest appearances from Clear Conscience, Lexy Love, Eric Singer, Jah Wave, Sana, and Mis Lee Ding. With all the great musical talent behind it, the inspiration for the album comes from all the reggae-style music out there. It is a genre that is growing bigger and faster. Hence, the name of the album, ‘Just the Tip,’ meaning what you have heard so far is just the tip of the iceberg.
SRP's newest album 'Gearthy' SRP practically puts on a clinic of how to effortlessly meld reggae, surfer rock, hip hop, roots vibes, and even spoken word into one beautifully eclectic sound. The band’s spirit of collaboration lives on strong too as they collaborate with more guest artists on various tracks, including Rappin' 4Tay, Lexy Love, Eric Singer, Joel Castillo, MC Off Beat, SkillinJah, E.N Young, , Casual of Hieroglyphics Crew and MORE! Gearthy is now available on all digital outlets! The Gearthy cd is a banger and we promise you love how we touch base with some hip hop, spoken word, roots and even a lil pop all combined into sweet cd!