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Roots, Rock Reggae Artist (DE)

Uwe Banton was born in the mid-1960s in Germany. He started his intense relationship with Reggae Music and the culture after he had travelled to Jamaica in the early 1980s.

In the mid-1980s he made first steps as a reggae singer in the clubs and Sound System scene in Germany. In 1992 he joined his first reggae band called "One Vibe". After, he became a founding member and lead singer of the band "Movements" (1994) witch which he toured extensively between 1994 - 2004 doing countless shows in Germany and neighboring countries.

From 2005 he started pursuing his s
olo carreer as UWE BANTON.

"Free Your Mind is near-perfection. Banton has crafted a fulsome, interesting and evocative project which both moves you and makes you ponder - and is a very welcome return to form
for this consummate artist. Topple, Reggaeville, July 2021



1996 Album One Earth 
1998 EP Rastaman
2003 Album His Majesty's Works

2006 fist solo album JAH roots
2009 album Rightful Place
2012 album Mental War
2021 album Free Your Mind

+ Over 20+ singles released between 2005 - 2023, most popluar:

JAH Roots - 2006

The Roots Of It (Cannabis Song) 2010

Sweet Sativa 2014

Can't Help It (But I Love You) 2015

People Need To Be Free 2022

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