Updated Febraury 12th, 2012
Coming straight out of the West Coast (Bay Area and Southern California) representing East Bay Politix, HungryBros.BoomSound, Ras Ceylon is an emcee, educator and organizer bringing revolutionary music, a hip-hop meets reggae dynamic and explosively conscious lyrics.Drawing on his Sri Lankan roots and Rastafarian faith, Ras Ceylon brings a unique sound intertwining militant messages with head nodding beats. With a musical career spanning the past 15 years, Ras Ceylons intersection of sounds of dancehall, hip-hop, Cali flavor. Ras Ceylon has worked with legends of hip-hop, dancehall and reggae such as Dead Prez, Hieroglyphics and in Jamaica with Sizzla Kalonji of Judgment Yard. With social conscious lyrics weaved throughout his music, Ras Ceylon is a man of action. He is an Oakland community activist working to empower youth on a number of issues around social justice and education. Ras Ceylon lives the message he speaks on his music.