Anthony Que ADD

Anthony Que

 

He’s got the lyrical gift to spare. His songs are distinguished by peerless vocal expression and quality of material, leading some listeners to believe he's actually older. The maturity in his voice feeds this impression likewise a combination of good grooming and a precious ability to sing. In every other respect, Anthony Que is a new star on the rise heavily tipped to play a crucial role on reggae music future scene.

Born in Kingston to a family of ten children, Anthony spent most of his childhood in Belmont, located in the parish of St Andrew’s, Kingston Jamaica. He began singing when he was nine years old and first honed his rapport with live audiences by bringing the house down at school concert. By fourteen his friends were calling him Singing Q - itself an abbreviation of Singing Quality, a sure indication of his promise.

With Beres Hammond, Luciano, Ducky Simpson of Black Uhuru and George Nooks all living nearby, Anthony never lack for musical inspiration, although there is gospel purity to his voice that could only come from the church. This said, his first steps into the music profession were with a gospel group called the Missionary Band, whom he joined after high school. Combining his musical ambitions with a local job, he was touring the Kingston Studios, and recorded in 1997 his debut single, "Early Morning" for Sugar Minott's Youth Promotion. That same year he went in Germany, Poland and England for a European tour alongside Daweh Congo. On his return to Jamaica, Beres Hammond invited him to join the Harmony House stable, to record his second single "Spreading Jah Love" and other as yet releases gems including a duet with Jah Cure.

Que credited Beres Hammond with helping to develop his vocal technique. But, Anthony decided to return in the UK where in 2001 he recorded his first album "A Brighter Day Is Coming", and then many singles for different labels, Sir Blackwax, Mike Brooks (Team Label), Tony Neuville (Notorious), Riverbank, Stingray, Russ Disciples...

In 2005, Anthony recorded a brilliant album for Jet Star Phonographics "Recharge and Reload" produced by Tony "Ruff Cutt" Phillips in London. Right from the start of this album, it’s clear we’re in the presence of someone special. After the release, Anthony decided to go back home in Jamaica to take his place at the forefront of today’s reggae vocal scene, he performed at the last Reggae Sunsplash with Gumption Band and started his third album « Jamaica No Problem ». Three new videos are shot and then broadcasted regularly on national TV and in the US and the single with Gyptian “Listen to the people” stayed several weeks in the Video Alley Top Ten chart. 2008 is revelation time for Anthony Que, Jamaica No Problem is out on a French label and he is touring Europe for the promotion, watch out for his musical attack....

 



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