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King Shadrock (Toronto, ON)
Howard Johnson, aka King Shadrock, is a professional Reggae artist.
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Howard Johnson, also known as King Shadrock, is a professional Reggae artist with over 17 years experience in the Canadian and international stage. Since 1993, Howard has pursued his own artistic vision and is dedicated to the ongoing development of his musical practice. Throughout his career, both as a solo artist and as a member of a group, Howard Johnson has focused on original work including : lyrics, music composition, and overall creative direction. Born in Jamaica, Howard Johnson started singing in church from the age of 9 to 16. Howard has pursued mentorships with well established Jamaican reggae artists such as Pinchers, Big Youth, and Everton Blender with whom he went on tour in Canada where he learned about live performance. In 2000, he joined the band Full Vibes. Following the recording of their first album “People Get Ready” later that year, the band went on a tour in the Seychelles Islands where they performed 9 shows. In 2002, Full Vibes released their second album “United States of Africa” and later went back to Seychelles and toured South Africa, where the fans dubbed him KING SHADROCK. In 2005, Howard, now known as King Shadrock, went solo with his first album “Moving Forward”.