Christopher Lloyd Anthony Williams Creative Page
The future music pioneer
Born, Christopher Williams, moniker as Damas by many,he hopes to bring positive vibration to the music industry at home and abroad.The upcoming music mogul grew up in Kingston Jamaica. Where the struggles of lifehas though him to appreciate is talent that has grown into a long termrelationship for him. When you mix the influences of living in the ghetto withan educated intellect - that has achieved all the levels of academicaccreditation, fitting for any business man – and spiritually rooted individual then youwill result in DAMAS.
The origin of the name Damas is Greek, Latin with the meaning(s) depending on Gender/Origin being “One who tames Spirit”, and taming the spirit is surely what Damas aims to do with his music - extending his vocals challenging allworld genres and spreading the message of love and light Damas is great for allaudience and is always well received by his fans world wide.
Not only vastly experienced asan entertainer but is also fully involved in the financial, promotion andproduction aspects of his career. Singlyhanding man hovering his internet skills and social network connections he hasgained a large number of fans and supporters around the world – a joyful, warm,welcoming mature individual, Damas surrounds himself with love and light and hehas genuine likeness for all his fans and well-wishers. “Reggae is myplayground” says the artist when he describes is talent of being that of amusician and not just an mc – his focus is to use all genres and styles ofmusic to convey the same message in each song. With the releases of “The Road aLife” / “Suffering” / “Blood Run Over” / “Evil People” – we can see that Damasis well working his way to be signature artist in the reggae and dancehall industry.Unique in his ways of expressions – the lyrical content is nothing nearmediocre or monotonous with the everyday music – every track details differentvariations of world music - Jamaican in dialect his slanging and clichés makinghim something strange and a stand out act on the international scene.
Reggae lovers in the Germany,United Kingdom and United States are becoming rapidly familiar with Damas , hashis music is being played and promoted on the all international reggae anddancehall stations , sites and blogs. Suncycle Productions Ltd and DaMusiq876are truly music patriots and will not seize until conscious and positiveJamaican content is available world wide and are aim at making Damas the nextambassador to the line of great musicians coming out of Jamaica.
While attending Jamaica College, Damas had theprivilege of guiding two blind students, Micheal ‘Askel’ Fairman and RyanCampbell, who both exposed Damas to the aspect of music production as they hadthe music facilities at the Salvation Army School for the Blind. During hismusical pursuit his neighbour and caregiver Freddy Dread had in his possessionthe Emperor sound which had the endorsement of Bounti Killer and many otherartistes, this was another source of exposure for Damas who met up with manyother artistes and producers luring him deeper into his relationship with thismusic that is today his source of expression and his main source of life.
In 2007 as anemployee at Digicel, he entered the in house competition, Digi Idol, where hebecame the winner and had written various songs for digicel commercials whichgot played all over the Caribbean.
Damas was now on his way to take control of hismusical journey, he became friends with Jahnoi Nunez of Flo Factory Productionswho showed him the ropes of the music industry, he had also been in the handsof promoter Joseph Barrett who wanted his expertise in event planning as Damashad experience in the area. The music aspirant was taken into the studio torecord his first single as an artiste entitle ‘Jah Love’, which got major airplay. This partnership did notlast for long as Joseph Barrett who had acted as Damas’s manager and chaperonehad to migrate to the United States.
The enthusiast was not deterred by this has he hadalready met the likes of Sly and Robbie,Bulbie,Fattis Burrell and many otherproducers who were please with his work as an artiste. Shortly after Damasstarted his own internet promotion and was soon known all over Europe throughnetworking. He then moved on to working with Eight Mile Record Label, releasing his track ‘Step Up’,on the Bomb Rush rhythm, which featured the likes of QQ,Erupt and TantoMarijuana.
Damas then did more research and created his ownrecord label, DaMusiq876, with it’s members Jahnoi Nunez and John-Micheal Levywhere he release his single ‘The suffering’.
With high hope for his musical career as an artisteand producer Damas made mention of the recently signed production anddistribution deal of Flo Factory and Suncycle Production-U.K based recordlabel. “We are very elated about such deal as we have really worked hard forthis and is pleased with the response that we are getting from Europe and thatsuch an elite record label out of the U.K has an interest in us. I must alsohad that the international and local music arena must fused in many moreventures like these”, Damas added.
Under the new record label deal both Flo Factory andSuncycle productions has released the Road of Life Rhythm which featuresDamas’s single ‘The Road of Life’, I Octane’s ‘One Love’,Fyakin ‘Hard out Deh’,Hyah Slyce ‘Blessings I give thanks Fah’ and High Flames ‘With Love’.
With his musical career both as an artiste and as aproducer, Damas is now awaiting that bigger break as he brings enriching musicboth in voice and in production to meet a world-wide standard.
Music is life… so live and listen to it.
N.B) For more information and further updates on mycareer please contact:-
Suncycle Production Ltd.
Tel: +447950343183 /+442089080931
Updated: February 27, 2011
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