After years of honing his craft under the moniker of Shy Rock (with Gotcha!, Amo-Lab and solo), Maikal X truly became a household name as the lead singer for the best selling Dutch Hip Hop Reggae group: ‘Postmen’. After three Postmen albums, Maikal X decided to continue his career as a solo Reggae artist. Maikal X has a unique sound with a raspy yet warm vocal tone. Aside from his singing abilities, he is also a highly respected Hip Hop artist and is considered one of the best MC’s in Holland, Belgium and the Dutch Caribbean.
Maikal X’s remake of UB40’s gem release ‘One In Ten’ which is considered by many fans and artists as one of UB40’s best. Recorded in Amsterdam with his talented musical friends Johanman on the bass guitar, Evan David Warner on electric guitar and Quintin Stephen on the keys, the song oozes positive vibrations and craves for a large audience to enjoy. Maikal X delivers an extra rap that adds a whole new layer of spice and character to the cover.
Artist: Maikal X
Title: One In Ten
Label: Walboomers Music