KaliBwoy mashing up the Dutch Dancehall scene

Dancehall artist KaliBwoy out of Amsterdam is working very hard the last years and this results in some new projects for this young musician. With a new mixtape, new videoclip and new website, KaliBwoy let us know that he uplift his music to a higher level.

KaliBwoy (born Natalio Rijssel, December 28th in Amsterdam). Has his South-American roots from his parents who were both from Surinam. While growing up in the streets of Amsterdam, Kali has always been attracted to music. At a young age he got introduced to the Reggae and Dancehall culture and music.

Inspired by his Surinam friends, KaliBwoy’s love and passion for the music became stronger and more serious. At a given moment he started to write lyrics for reggae/dancehall songs. In that same period Kali started picking up the Jamaican “Patois” dialect. The use and understanding of the dialect felt natural to Kalibwoy.

Shortly hereafter he got to meet the “Dredda Youthz”, where his first project started off. It was during this period that Kali experienced to master the skills of performaning with a live band. Somewhere around 2008 KaliBwoy started to focus on his solo career. Meanwhile the ‘gentlemen’ of StylzMatic crossed Kalis path. As a result, Kali began to work with multitalented producer “TheprinceOFbeatz”.

At the end of 2008 KaliBwoy joins the Jamrock family as a host on their shows, sweeping and firing up the crowd at the biggest venues with a.o. Dj Waxfiend, Dj MBA and DJ Jah doing the hosting longside Maikal X, a.ka. Shy Rock from the band Postmen.

In 2009 we find KaliBwoy opening shows for Reggae and Dancehalls finest; from Mavado to Vybz Kartel , Elephant Man, Capleton and artists as Richie Spice, Norrisman and Chezidek. After spending lots of studiotime, KaliBwoy releases his first mixtape, under the StylzMatic record label, ‘Mission Tek ovah’ – Phase One.

This year Kali’s skills improved rapidly which lead to his tracks been heard on different DJ mix tapes which got him international recognition.  He also released a so-called summary mix named ‘Rotation’ mixed by DJ MBA.

Halfway 2010 Kalibwoy joined the Dutch “Grote Prijs van Nederland” Competition in the Hip-Hop Category and turned out to be the winner after a sizzling battle and nerve-wracking finale. Winning this Finale catapulted his status even more.

In February 2011 KaliBwoy released his “Frassstration” Mixtape, in collaboration with DJ JAH. With this mixtape Kalibwoy hopes to further expand his musical career


Check out the latest videoclip of KaliBwoy’s new track “No Talk” below:


Don’t forget to check out the brand new website of KaliBwoy: WWW.FRASSTRATION.COM

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