Born and raised in Jamaica, Reggae has played a major role in Sammy’s musical development. However, true to the spirit of Reggae music, Rebel music, he has a firm dedication to originality and individuality. Though his primary focus is on the collaboration of the Hip Hop & Reggae genres, his musical expression features a variable fusion of styles/influences, including but not limited to, Reggae / DanceHall / Rock / Rap / Hip Hop, effectively creating his own unique musical style/identity.
Adamant about utilizing his music to deliver a positive message, This self proclaimed neo-rasta’s, "Citi Rasta", music is contemporary, energetic & fun, while featuring a versatile lyrical arrangement with sublime metaphors, second to none, that stirs the mind, true to form of the revolutionary identity/Ideals on which Rap and Reggae music was originated. Controversial but alluring.
If controversy is the name of the game, this "Citi Rasta" can really play. Sammy British epitomizes what it means to be original, uncompromising on his ideals, and relentless in his pursuit for success on his own terms. Whether in his easy going simplicity or his hard knocking complexity, SammyBritish captivates and wins over. As an independent recording artist, Sammy British has carved out his niche among his fans with a firm base of die hard supporters, growing larger with every performance and encounter. Hate him if you must, love him if you choose. but it might be worth the while to check him out.
Having surpassed his first major triumph (Debut Single - FREE ME - now in circulation and available on iTunes / Amazon mp3) Sammy British is currently in the studio working on new projects and completing his debut album "Original or Dead" poised to be released real soon.
In his own words, “Music is my refuge, I find my solace in music, my expression, my art. my lyrics are my comfort. But if & when you participate in the music it’s just as if, it is as a matter of fact, that i have written it just for you.
- Jah Bless”.