BRINA

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Brina is the voice of World Roots Reggae Music from Jamaica, an artiste steeped in the sounds and rhythms of her Jamaican culture sharing her music with the world.


Brina is the voice of World Roots Reggae Music from Jamaica, an artiste steeped in the sounds and rhythms of her Jamaican culture sharing her music with the world.


Brina and her songs come alive on stage, a truly vibrant and captivating performer her lyrics and music are refreshing and uplifting. When Brina steps in front of an audience, she beckons them to feel enlightened and empowered. 


Descended from The Maroons, Brina’s deep connection with drums and African music is as natural as her vocal expressions of freedom and justice.  Fusing together elements of her rich cultural and musical heritage using Reggae, Nyabinghi and other musical styles from the global African Diaspora, Brina brings a positive healing message to the world through her songs, singing of justice, equality, liberation, oneness and love.


Since releasing her first singles in 2010 Brina has been performing in Jamaica and Europe on her own shows as well as opening for legendary Jamaican artists such as Jimmy Cliff and The Congos. Brina’s 2014 performances include major festivals in Europe including Reggae Geel in Belgium and Rototom Sunsplash in Spain.


In April 2012 Brina released her iconic debut album “Under One Sun” with the aim of putting Roots Reggae Music with a spiritual message back on the world map.  “Under One Sun” recorded and produced in Jamaica, features Jamaican legends Toots Hibbert and Sly Dunbar. This album takes you on a musical journey, with the classic sounds of; reggae, nyabinghi drumming and chanting, funky pop rock, dub, African, Latin and Brazilian grooves. Like many classic Jamaican albums embraced by fans of myriad musical genres, “Under One Sun” embraces diverse musical influences, while effortlessly staying firmly rooted in the Reggae tradition. This incredible album delights lovers of music and Reggae worldwide.


In October 2013 Brina wrote and released the single ‘Seeds of Freedom’ an official campaign song for Dr Vandana Shiva’s global seed freedom environmental movement.  


With her songs receiving airplay all over the world, Brina continues to push boundaries by also singing in Swahili - the video for “Skiza” was released in July 2014, which will be followed by the Swahili language EP “Reggae Sauti Za Kiswahili” in September 2014. These songs are receiving massive airplay in Swahili speaking Africa!


For more information fans and music lovers are encouraged to visit www.brinasings.com where you can discover Brina’s music, videos etc, and also sign up to Brina’s mailing list.


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