Thursday, 13 March 2008

Mystical Reggae, Hip-Hop & Soul vibes!

Dread Daze is a mystical blend of Reggae, Hip-Hop and Soul vibes. Rising up in the L.A. Underground scene with the likes of Jurassic 5, Black Eyed Peas and Ozomatli Dread Daze has carved out their own niche , captivating a wide variety of audiences around the globe with an explosive stage show.

Patois dialect rhyming, the sweet melodic voice of Ria combined with Najashi's cool style and the music of a band that knows the vibes of mystical musical elements. Mystic vibrations and a overstanding of the elements of life is what enables the music of Dread Daze to come forth.

AlternativeInformant: Where did your
love for music come from?

Dread Daze: Peace o all the good folks. My love of music came from my mother and family. There were always all types of music playing in our house and some of my family members are musicians.

AlternativeInformant: How long have you been involved in the industry?

Dread Daze: For over ten years now every year defining the Dread Daze sound and vibes.

AlternativeInformant: What would you describe your genre of music as?

Dread Daze:
Well our foundation is reggae but we travel through other genres like hip hop, soul, rock and alternative sounds.

AlternativeInformant: What differentiates you from other artists?

Dread Daze: We strive to be original in all our works we feel where folks stop musically Dread Daze keeps on going strong.

AlternativeInformant: It's an interesting name. How did you get the name, Dread Daze?

Dread Daze: I was called Daze in then my music mentor George Grant introduced me to George Clinton from parliament and he said" hey George meet Dread Daze" and from there it felt and sounded cool.

AlternativeInformant: Do your songs have a message?

Dread Daze: Yes yes our music does not preach but observe the world and people.

AlternativeInformant: What do you think about the music industry in general at the moment and the impact it has on artist's music?

Dread Daze: To be honest we are in a state of good music worldwide more musicians are doing a lot more to get heard on the indie level and we are with that the majors god help them. What we don’t like is the corporate machine that makes a mockery out of music.

AlternativeInformant: "MURDER IN THE NAME OF RELIGION" is a powerful song, where did the inspiration for making a song like that come from?

Dread Daze: Thank you very much for that. The climate of the world we live in so much fighting for no reason the world is in pain and needs healing.

AlternativeInformant: Are there any artists that influence you?

Dread Daze: Yes many known and unknown I get vibes from all things and all inspires our works. From Bob Marley to Nat king Cole.

AlternativeInformant: What does the future hold for Dread Daze?

Dread Daze: We have the DI WALL coming soon by the summer. It will be on Itunes and many other outlets. Performing shows and videos, a movie, and thanking god and keeping it with much thanks and peace-in.
Najashi. CHECK IT OUT!

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