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Black Prophet (Ghana/Holland)
Black Prophet is a very talented singer from Ghana. His reggae background combined with African elements gives a very unique sound. He came to Europe for the first time in 2003 on invitation by Black Star Foundation. He stayed in Europe for many years, working with his own band Thunder Strike. Now he is back in Europe!
 
Biography
Since he became a Rasta Kenneth Wilberforce Zonto Bossman is also called the Black Prophet.

When he was young he left his village Ejobee in the Eastern part of Ghana to go to the capital city Accra. When he was 15 years old, he became the leader and singer of the Ghanaian reggae band Vibration Boys. The band changed their name into Vibration Kings and they released an album called 'Captivity' in 1996.

In 1998 he released his solo album 'No Pain No Gain' and in 2001 he worked together with Mikal Asher, who works for Morgan Heritage, on a new album.

Black Prophet worked with other Jamaicans also. Rita Marley who had a residence in Ghana, asked him to come with her to Jamaica. He also shared the stage with Mutabaruka, Don Carlos, Yellowman and Buju Banton from Jamaica, the English formation Steel Pulse and the African Lucky Dube and Alpha Blondy.

Summer 2003 Black Prophet came to Europe for the first time on invitation by Black Star Foundation. The talented reggae artist from Ghana lived and worked in Holland for many years. Nowadays he is back to his motherland Ghana.

In 2010 he won the Benelux Reggae Contest and recently his new reggae album Tribulations was released (June 2011). His unique harmonious reggae beat combined with his African roots, will garantee you a special sound and a spectacular show.

Website Black Prophet

Photo gallery: 13 photos

Video: 1

Music: 
Black Prophet - Hold up your Faith (Accra - 2005)
Black Prophet - Days are Over (Accra 2005)
Mikey General & Black Prophet - Master of your Destiny (2005)

Would you like to receive more information about Black Prophet or would you like to book Black Prophet, please send an e-mail message to Black Star Foundation.

 
Past events
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  • Rastaplas Festival 2012  
    Noord Aa (Zoetermeer)  
    July 28, 2012
     
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  • Turbulence & Black Prophet  
    Paard van Troje (Den Haag)  
    February 9, 2012
     
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  • Black Cross Festival 2011  
    Festivalterrein De Schans (Lichtenvoorde)  
    July 15 - 17, 2011
     
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  • Theatre tour Tribute to Bob Marley  
    De Lawei (Drachten)  
    October 2, 2009
     
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  • Irie Vibes Festival  
    Eibergen  
    August 29, 2009
     
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  • Reggae Salute Festival  
    Steendam (aan Schildmeer, Groningen)  
    August 2, 2009
     
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  • Cream of the Crop - Finest in Dutch Reggae  
    Tivoli (Utrecht)  
    February 20, 2009
     
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  • Knockout: Natty X-mas  
    Melkweg (Amsterdam)  
    December 26, 2008
     
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  • Bazart Bashment Reggaeton vs. African Reggae  
    Bazart (Den Haag)  
    September 17, 2005
     
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  • Benefit party Y-care  
    Ekko (Utrecht)  
    September 8, 2005
     
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  • Reggae on the Beach II  
    Blijburg (Amsterdam)  
    August 27, 2005
     
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  • Black Prophet on Sundance Festival  
    Reggae Sundance (Eindhoven)  
    August 13, 2005
     
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  • Black Prophet on Knockout  
    Melkweg (Amsterdam)  
    August 30, 2003
     
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  • Black Star Dancehall Explosion!  
    Panama (Amsterdam)  
    August 7, 2003
     
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  • Black Prophet on African Festival Delft  
    DHC-stadion (Delft)  
    August 2, 2003
     
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  • Black Prophet on Appelsap Festival  
    Oosterpark (Amsterdam)  
    July 20, 2003