found a serious love for Reggae Music in the
early 90s. He borrowed a Reggae mixtape from
a friend and never returned it. Later on in
the 90s he found a CD in a
Christian book store and was amazed that
there were Christians making Reggae music.
At the time that was kind of a new
concept to him and he really began to dig
into Reggae music from a standard
"Gospel Reggae" perspective. Soon
this led to hearing music from Rasta artists
and Reggae artists from many different
backgrounds. Then he found out that Reggae
music was not an us against them kind of
thing. Reggae music was and is the peoples
Through good friends like Messian Dread,
Solomon Jabby and Jah Servant, Blaminack
learned that Reggae Music carries a message.
Even if the music doesn't have lyrics, a
message comes through. For Blaminack that
message is love in Christ, freedom, and
peace in God and with God.
All of this doesn't mean that Blaminack
is a "Gospel Reggae" artist.
Blaminack is a Reggae artist. He says that
he is a Christian first, and reggae artist
second. But don't think that his music is
about imitating! His music is Reggae.
Blaminack began creating Nyabinghi drums a
few years ago that are of a very high
quality and good musical tone. His Drums
have been sold all over the US and Europe,
with Ryan Moore of the Twilight Dub Circus
among his customers.
Blaminack credits Jah first, and Messian
Dread for the encouragement and direction
early on in his musical endevours. Messian
Dread provided much inspiration and helpful
critique just like he has done for dozens of
Dub Reggae Artists, but for Blaminack, he
was the source of the beginnings of his