domingo, 29 de octubre de 2017


Sandeeno was born in Birmingham, UK but raised in the Jamaican parish of Manchester. He first started out as a deejay under the name of Superman deejaying in combination with Jamaican deejay Spiderman. They recorded their debut album in '84 for Ranking Joe and it was released on Kingdom records in '85. It was recorded at Harry J's and Channel One in Jamaica. Sandeeno then moved to Kingston in order to be nearer the studios. During the coming years they recorded for various producers and released singles on labels such as King Jammy's, Shocking Vibes, Penthouse, Steely & Cleevie, Mr Doo, Soljie and others.

In 1993 the met with Charlie Outernational of Outernational Records and recorded the album It Ain't Easy which was critically acclaimed. The duo then toured Switzerland. After the tour the duo split and Superman changed his name to Sandeeno. He released his first solo record on the Black Roots imprint - »Gangster«. In '95 he moved into self-production with the single »Ten Commitments« showcasing him being able to both deejay and sing. Several singles followed for various producers.

In '96 Sandeeno recorded »Tear Down Babylon« for Mikey Simpson's MSC Records. The song was quite a hit and reached #1 on the english charts and stayed there for several months becoming somewhat of an anthem. Successful singles such as »Nah Go Down Deh« and »Mankind« followed. These and other singles were collected for the album Tear Down Babylon ('98).

Since then he has recorded for producers such as Gussie P, Blacker Dread and the Fashion studio among others. In 2008 Sandeeno released the album Guncrime Gone Crazy that was focused entirely on anti-gun and uplifting messages.

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