Wednesday, 11 March 2015


King Jassim
He is a Rastafarian soul; body, Indian. King Jassim is a Reggae & Dancehall singer-songwriter with beautiful dreadlocks flowing down his lean back. He is also one of the founding members of India's leading hip hop band, Low Rhyderz. 

2014 saw him release a track called UPLIFT with an  emerging Russian alt. rock band. On Feb 6th, 2015, which coincides with Bob Marley's birthday, he released his solo debut album, READY FI RULE.

READY FI RULE, King Jassim's indie solo debut album has eight songs 8 songs and covers reggae, raggamuffin, dancehall, bass, world and pop genres. The musician has collaboorated with Bharath Kumar and Subtracktor from Bangalore, Mukul from Delhi, Original Dub Master from Venezuela, Zafayah of Roots Rocket Label from Bulgaria, Odory Gs from Sudan on this album. 

The music video to lead single, TAKE IT AS IT COMES was shot on the beaches of Maharastra, Goa and Karnataka. Directed by a British film maker Sal Yusuf, the video will be released in April 

Jassim followed his heart to make music his life, way back in 2006.  He hosted India’s first & only exclusive Hip Hop show on the radio called Party At The Shack on SPIN #44 , Worldspace Satellite Radio Network, which beamed through out Africa, Middle East & Asia. He, along with the rest of LOW RHYDERZ, became the first ones in India to play caribbean and urban music in clubs as DJ sets thus forming Low Rhyderz sound system DJs. 

You can watch King Jassim rock the house tonight - 11th March - at The Humming Tree, in 12th Main, Indiranagar from 9.30 pm onwards.


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