Fanbrown Records debuts with new release by Turbulence
Their passion for music led brothers, Bertland and Oshane Brown to start up Fanbrown Records two years ago.
This Friday (January 28), the label makes its debut with the release of the song You’re So Crazy by roots reggae artiste Turbulence.
Both were inspired by their cousin, noted music producer Adrian ‘Donsome’ Hanson, to pursue their musical ambitions.
“Our interest in music started from the influence of our cousin Adrian who basically taught us everything,” said Bertland who also works as a network engineer.
Having migrated from Portmore, St Catherine to the United States seven years ago, Bertland says music had always been his calling.
“We bring a lot to the table with a new and authentic sound, something that dancehall has been searching for,” said Bertland.
Said Bertland, “We also learnt about music production by reading books on music theory and also from online courses.”
Bertland who attended St Catherine High, later studied at the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) where he earned a BSc in Information Technology. Oshane on the other hand, attended Greater Portmore High and is a certified Fibre Optic Specialist.
Bertland explained how the collaboration with Turbulence came about.
“The collaboration came about through our cousin Adrian who introduced us to Turbulence. The artiste embraced our new sound and decided to record for us.”
You’re So Crazy, a reggae/dancehall fusion, tackles the issue of insecurity in personal relationships.
“The song is something that everyone can relate to. Working with Turbulence was an awesome experience because he brings so much to the table and knows how to construct his lyrics very well. He is also a person who takes pride in what he does,” said Bertland.
01. Sizzla – Get Out A Babylon System
02. Jah Cure – You Can’t See My Soul
03. Lutan Fyah – Have Mercy
04. Turbulence – Stop The Fighting
05. Bescenta – Fire Bun Return
06. Fiyaneer – We Bawl
07. Richie Spice – Got You Baby
08. Anthony B – Close To You
09. Dreama – Country Girl
10. Powerman – Deep In My Soul
11. Snatcha Lion – You Rule
12. Kendallaz – Love You Mama
13. Rufftop Rock I – Life Is What You Make It
Rebel Code – Monkey Marc, Blvk H3ro, Turbulence and Yeza (feat Mista Savona)
Lead single from Monkey Marc’s Vital Sound (LP)
Lyric video release date: TBC
Official release date: 13 November 2020
Label: Digikillaz / DubShot
Australian superproducer Monkey Marc is teaming up with Turbulence, the reggae veteran who gave us the smash hit Notorious in 2006, and exciting Jamaican artists, Black H3ro and Yeza, for the new single, Rebel Code, which also features fellow Australian Mista Savona (Havana Meets Kingston) on keys.
Rebel Code is an upbeat and driving reggae tune, with an inspiring message of empowerment and a collective call for revolution.
The track is the lead single from Monkey Marc’s new album, Vital Sound (release date 13 Nov 2020).
The lyric video was created by acclaimed Jamaican artist Robin Clare.
Monkey Marc tapped 300K, Jamaica-based director, cinematographer and filmmaker 300K, for Rebel Code’s visual treatment. Hailed by Billboard as “one of Jamaica’s most in-demand music video directors”, the director looked to cult classic “Mad Max” as a springboard to explore themes of Black empowerment, revolution and legacy.
The track has recently been premiered on DJ Gringo’s show The Joint on SiriusXM, with solid upcoming support from Australian radio stations triple j, RRR, PBS, 4ZZZ, RTRFM and more.
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