Since winning the Global Battle of the Bands competition in Malaysia three years ago, there has been no turning back for Jamaican reggae band Dubtonic Kru.
The band's repertoire has expanded with the release of a number of new songs to showcase its musical growth and artistry. The group is preparing for a European run.
Together withDubtonic Kru,Deleon 'Jubba' Whiteis at the forefront of the reggae renaissance movement that renews Jamaican music. Jubba decided to put his own production company,White Stone Productions,more into the limelight this year.
One of the group's recent releases is the single, Tonight, which features Chantelle Ernandez. The track unites the band with the up-and- coming Jamaican songbird. It is the kind of song that would prompt lovers to leave a don't-disturb sign hanging on the door handle. It is the first extract from the upcoming 'No Disturbance' rhythm produced by White Stone Productions.
Another single, Hold On Still, is featured on the 'Tantrum' rhythm.The rhythm was recorded with Jubba White on drums and percussions, Strickland Stone of Dubtonic Kru on bass, Winta James on keys, and Monty Savory on guitar.
After four years of extensive touring of the United States and Europe, Dubtonic Kru took the last quarter of 2013 and first half of 2014 to recoup and flex their musical muscles. Some members also embarked on personal projects.
Dubtonic Kru's members are Deleon 'Jubba' White on drums, Strickland Stone on bass, Luke Dixon on keyboards, Omar 'Jallanzo' Johnson on vocals andguitar and Horace 'Kamau' Morgan on vocals and percussions. The band's summer tour kicks off in Germany at Summerjam in July.