Swiss Reggae Star Elijah launches new single & video “Do Good In Life,” which was shot on location in Hanover, Jamaica!
Elijah Europeas uprising reggae artist first draw attention internationally when he won the European Reggae Contest at Rototom Sunsplash in 2008. Rototom is the most important Reggae festival on the European continent. Every year, hundreds of aspiring artists from all over Europe are applying, only the best of them are invited to show down on the festival’s stages, In 2008, the winner was nominated after he had delivered a captivating live show: Elijah with his backing band, The Dubby Conquerors.
This victory was well noticed by the European Reggae community, and Elijah & The Dubby Conquerors were invited to play festivals in Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Spain.
Elijah released his debut Album “Beweg di (make a move)” in 2007, an original reggae album In Swiss patois (his mother tongue) combining his culture with authentic reggae riddims. The Album Contains songs like “Sie isch wäg” where hit the swiss radio and tv stations.
In 2009, Elijah showed is versatility and signed for the first time as a producer, showing further skills by presenting the ‘Naturality’ riddim selection, featuring artists from Jamaica, Gambia, Italy, Germany and even Poland.
Learning fast and moving quickly, the singer Elijah is now working on his first English album, spreading his message globally. Typically Swiss, he is looking for the best in quality – and does so in Jamaica, the home and foundation of reggae music. Here, he is happy to team up with the legendary producers Bobby Digital and John John.
Elijah (Elia Salomon, born 1986 in Zurich, Switzerland) is full of respect when he is talking about these Jamaican sound giants: ‘These men have produced some of my all-time favorite songs. Their music is not only big in Jamaica, but also all over the world. I am very happy that I can enjoy working with Bobby Digital and John John, thus stepping forward to reach my next level of creation. Also, I think it is important that we, the creative people and the artists, show that unity is the key for developing new ways and possibilities.’
“Do Good in Life” will be released worldwide through the legendary UK Label Coptic Lion on 7inch and the Mp3 is digitally distributed by I-Musician.
Watch Elijah video for “Do Good In Life” below.