J*RAS & SouLifted

Music – San Francisco

"Music for the People" Performing/Producing Shows and entertaining audiences of all kinds since 1999, J*RAS aka:Intalect1 from SouLifted steps forward with his first solo effort "City of Trees" feat. Prezident Brown, Soul Medic, Jahworks the Revolutionary and more. Mixing old school hip hop with hard hitting reggae/dancehall rhythms and hint of jazz and soul to form a style all his own. J*RAS is not strictly a vocalist though, he is also a producer, recording engineer, dj, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist featured on many different albums including: SouLifted's debut album "Higher", Soul Medic's latest release "Soul Medication", Jahworks the Revolutionary's upcoming release out of Hawaii, Wild Oak Music Group's "Peace of Mind" Compilation CD, and many more. Northern California’s very own hip-hop/reggae fusion group SouLifted have been turning heads since the release of their debut full-length album "Higher". The Sacramento based group seamlessly blends classic hip-hop sounds with reggae, jazz and soul embellishments. The result is a unique sound that all walks of life can enjoy. High Energy music to lift you up! SouLifted always delivers a high energy live set that is sure to entertain all music lovers no matter what age or background. J*RAS & SouLifted are sponsored by Pure Anywear- clothing for the conscious (www.pureanywear.com), Shine Clothing, and Silver Surfer Vaporizers (www.silversurfervap.com). Hailing from the Foothills of Northern California J*RAS & SouLifted bring a refreshing new sound with a positive vibe and a message to wake up the masses. Whether performing solo or backed by a live band J*RAS always delivers a high energy live performance to uplift any size crowd! J*RAS & SouLifted have shared the stage with legends and up and coming stars of many different music genres including reggae/dancehall artists like Burning Spear, Collie Buddz, Prezident Brown, General Smiley, Mykal Rose (Black Uhuru), Pato Banton, and Soul Medic; Hip Hop artists including Blackalicious, Living Legends, Lyrics Born, and many more. J*RAS & SouLifted have performed in many different venues from elementary school demonstrations in low income neighborhoods to clubs and music festivals of all kinds including: The NW World Reggae Festival, Bobolink Music Festival, Sierra Nevada World Music Fest, Mt. Shasta and Cisco Grove Renegade Festivals, One Root World Festival, Sacramento Unity Festival, Best of the Bay Reggae Fest, and many more. J*RAS & SouLifted have exploded onto the Northern California music scene in 2010 and they are making a big impact throughout Sacramento and the Bay Area with their highly uplifting original music. During March & April of 2010 alone- J*RAS opened for reggae legends like Mykal Rose (Grammy award winner from Black Uhuru), Pato Banton (from the UK), Prezident Brown, Junior Reid, Mystic Roots, King Hopeton and more! Come see them in Sacramento before the National tour this summer!