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ADDIS PABLO - PROFILE:
Artist: Addis Pablo
Genre: Reggae, Rockers, Dub
Addis Pablo born Addis Swaby to Horace Swaby known to the world as Augustus Pablo and Karen Scott. Addis Pablo, in a somewhat expected step has taken up a career as a performer and producer following in his father’s footsteps, a brave and challenging move considering the status and work which his father achieved and still maintains to this day across the world. However, having been raised by his father in a musical environment on Orange Street, receiving the teachings and morals expressed by Augustus Pablo, and continued to be instilled by his Mother who is and was very instrumental at the time of his Father’s passing.
Addis has Co- Founded & Co-Directs two Labels/Brands Suns of Dub & One Motion Music has he aims to be able to play his melodica and produce music with the same effect which his father has had and has been getting great reception to his attempts thus far, he knows it’s a far way to go and is willing to put in the time and effort to get his skills to the highest levels with the help of his beliefs in the Principles of his Father’s Spiritual Religious upbringing through the teachings of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie King Of Ethiopia.
Addis has been performing and practicing since the year 2005 and has been playing on his father's annual tribute with members of Rockers International, Earl Chinna SMith & the Inna De Yard Allstars and younger musician he has been working with like Cali P, Chronixx, Jah 9, Kelissa & Jesse Royal, who he has recorded or dubbed with in some way. From this time Addis has been performing on various shows in the US East Coast with Dub Reggae Band ‘Dub Proof’ having opened up for major acts like the Mighty Diamonds, Micheal Rose as well as Kenyatta Hill son of Reggae Legend Culture.
Having teamed up with Trindadian Producer/ Selecta & Manager 'RasJammy TriniYard' in 2010 Addis has put in much work into producing his own Rockers Reggae Melodica Tracks, as well as creating a Sound with Ras Jammy that signifies Suns of Dub, presenting Dub Reggae in a New Age Style with thats same Traditional effect and feel. Addis Pablo began his releases with the Digitial Dub Roots Compilations in 2011 & 2012 " For The Love Of Jah " featuring Ginjah, Norris Man & others and "13 Months in Zion" with Kelissa, Zebulun, Cal P & others, along with a later Digital Single release "Let I Be" both available on various online stores. Since he has been working on various Melodica Single, EP & Album projects with Labels & Producers such as Major Lazer, Clive Chin, I Grade REcords, Inner Circle, Rory StoneLove, Pura Vida, Black Redemption, Gabre Selassie & a 2014 Debut Album with Amsterdam Powerhouse Jah Solid Rock Production ''IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE'
Putting focus on Suns of Dub for 2014, Addis with Ras Jammy has pre-released over 100 tracks as singles and EPs their SoundCloud Page www.soundcloud.com/sunsofdub gather over 40000 followers in their movement, Addis with Ras Jammy as Suns of Dub the Label, Brand, Sound and entity of sorts has released various genres and types of sounds mainly focusing on Dub & New Age Dub Reggae they have been anticipating releases of various projects that has been in the works over the past 3 and over 30+ years with the projected 2014-2015 release of Digital & Vinyl Projects; "Inna De Yard Riddim" with Shamala Productions, "Journey to Baltimore', "Rasta Rise Again", "Suns of Dub meets Rockers International Allstars LP", "The Russian Experiment" Electro DUb EP and many more Special EPs having been influenced or contributed by countries such as India, Mexico, Japan, Trinidad ... Rastafari ..
With the expansion of his sound and producing capacity Addis with Jammy has EP Release under the name Suns of Dub, A new platform he will be using to promote & push his music, and original Rockers International releases look out for more music and good works including remakes of Augustus Pablo Classics such as Cassava Piece and Frozen Dub to name a few.
Photo by Fred 'ReggaeLover' Perry
Photo by Addis Pablo
ADDIS PABLO - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:
.2014 - In My Father's House
.2013 - Selassie Souljahz in Dub (Addis Pablo & The Suns of Dub) - [Royal Order Music]
2018 - Majestic Melodies - [Addis Pablo Music/DubShot]
2019 - King Alpha and Queen Omega (DUB Version) - [Addis Pablo Music/DubShot]
2019 - The Dub Program - [Addis Pablo Music/DubShot]
.2011 - Let I Be - [Rockers International/One Motion Music]
.2012 - Pablo Inna De Yard - [Shamala Production]
.2012 - Inna De Yard - [Shamala Production]
.2012 - Call of the Righteous - [Rorystonelove]
.2013 - Addis Pablo "Wareika Mystic"/ Chezidek "Praise To Jah" - [JahSolidRock]
.2013 - One Love, One Heart, One Family - [JahSolidRock]
.2013 - Addis Pablo "Walls Of Jericho"/Jah Exile "To The Chief Musicians" - [JahSolidRock]
2014 - Melodica In The Dance - [ Royal Order Music]
2015 - Imperial Melody - [Maximum Sound]
2015 - RFID Chip - [Royal Order Music]
2015 - In Him - [ Mystical Powa - Suns Of Dub]
2016 - Royal Melodica - [Maximum Sound]
2019 - East of the Blue Nile - [Addis Pablo Music/DubShot]
4) Compilation Album with Various Artists:
.2012 - For The Love Of Jah (Various Artists) - [Triniyard International]
5) Collaborations & Guest Appearances:
.2011 - The Lost Books Of Dub (Chapter 2) - [Dub Iration]
Addis Pablo - Discography:
.2014 - In My Father's House
1) Road To Addis. 2) Evolution [Addis Pablo & Earl Sixteen]. 3) Evolutionary Rockers. 4) In A Di Gideon. 5) Gideon Rockers [Feat. Sylford Walker]. 6) His Majesty. 7) Giving Thanks [Addis Pablo & Prince Alla]. 8) Rockers Trodding Jah Road. 9) Walls Of Jericho. 10) To the Chief Musicians [Addis Pablo & Jah Exile]. 11) Wareika Mystic. 12) Thanks And Praise [Addis Pablo & Chezidek]. 13) Rockers International Version. 14) One Love, One Heart, One Family. 15) Rockers Version. 16) In My Fathers' House. 17) My Father Version.
[Label: JahSolidRock (Cd: 2014)(2 Lp: 2014)(Digital Release: 2014)]
Buy Cd at www.jahsolidrock.com
Buy Album at iTunes - GooglePlay - Amazon
.2013 - Selassie Souljahz In Dub (Addis Pablo & The Suns of Dub)
"Selassie Souljahz In Dub" (Addis Pablo & The Suns of Dub) 2013 - (Original Version)
1) Melodica Version. 2) Melodica Dub Version. 3) Vocal Dub Version [Feat. Chronixx, Kabaka Pyramid, Protoje, Sizzla]. 4) Suns Of Dub Version.
[Label: Royal Order Music (Vinyl 10": 2013)(Digital Reelase: 2013)]
Buy EP at iTunes - GooglePlay - Amazon
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Addis Pablo "Road To Addis" - (Official Video 2014)
Addis Pablo - In My Father's House Documentary
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