Ras Penco

Ras Penco
Member Society: JACAP
Country: Jamaica
Genre: Dance Hall, Reggae

Biography

Reggae sensation Reinford Ras Penco Woodburn, hails from Riversdale, St. Catherine. Born February 22, this artiste is living up to his name Mighty Warrior. Sending his messages through song, with his soulful and conscious sound, Penco won the hearts of his global audience.

With an interest in music from a tender age Ras Penco got his first introduction to music when he was introduced to the Fifth Element family by singer Chuck Fenda. Penco started working with Fifth Element in 2003, opening...

Reggae sensation Reinford Ras Penco Woodburn, hails from Riversdale, St. Catherine. Born February 22, this artiste is living up to his name Mighty Warrior. Sending his messages through song, with his soulful and conscious sound, Penco won the hearts of his global audience.

With an interest in music from a tender age Ras Penco got his first introduction to music when he was introduced to the Fifth Element family by singer Chuck Fenda. Penco started working with Fifth Element in 2003, opening shows for reggae act Richie Spice locally and internationally. His first single, “Go For Your Gold”, produced by Fifth Element and released on the VP Records Label, got a great deal of international publicity.

In 2009 the reggae crooner raised the bar with his chart topping hit single “Thousand Miles” which has garnered airplay on radio and television throughout the Caribbean and North America. The single went to #1 in Jamaica and in the Cayman Islands, and the video has been in regular rotation on BETJ and VH1 Soul ever since.

Since then, this artiste has succeeded in getting slots on several stage shows and concerts locally and abroad. He has performed at several other major shows such as Reggae Sumfest, Rebel Salute, Best of the Best –Miami, All Spice an annual concert held at the Belvedere Sports Complex, South of France Reggae Festival – France; and Irie Jamboree and California Reggae Pon Di River – United States.

Currently his single “Be by my side” is number 8 on Canada’s R&B music charts and is also in heavy rotation in the USA. In September he will be releasing two new videos “Looking for love” and “Your love” they promise to be fresh and exciting, something the ladies will love. Ras Penco is currently working with Uprize Music as his major producer as well as a number of other producers namely, Notice Production, Warrior Music, Signature Entertainment, UTH Music and Terminal 3.

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