NC Dread

Bio

NC Dread is a Cape Town based artist widely recognized as South Africa’s King of Reggae Dancehall and Afrobeats. He has won several awards in the including Reggae Album of the Year, three-time SA Dancehall Song of the Year, and SA Reggae Dancehall Artist of the Year. In 2016 he was a finalist at the prestigious Bass Awards held in Ghana under African Artist of the Year. In 2018 he was nominated in the Ghana Awards South Africa under the Best Southern African Artist category. South Africa is a country whose music landscape is dominated by House, Kwaito and Hip Hop and NC Dread’s music has brought some spotlight on reggae dancehall music. He has a catalog of chart topping hits including ‘On Fire’, ‘Born fi dis’, ‘Godfifence’, ‘Celebrate’, ‘Look to You’, ‘Fire Burn Dem’, ‘Always’, 'Party Tun Up', 'Can't Hold We Down' & 'Baddest'. It is testament to his work that he has a string of massive international collaborations featuring fellow heavyweights Wyre (Kenya), Shatta Wale (Ghana), Chico (Jamaica), AK Songstress (Ghana), Nkulee Dube (South Africa) , Seyi Shay (Nigeria) , Peter Miles (Uganda), Eye Judah (Ghana), General Pype (Nigeria) etc. The highlight of his collaborations is the tune 'Baddest' which is the greatest collabo in the history of reggae dancehall music. It features 9 African artists from 7 countries; a remarkable feat which has never been done. Befittingly, ‘Baddest’ was listed on the Global Reggae Charts in 2017. His music is international with most of his songs have been playlisted across Africa, Europe and recently in USA (Hot 97 in New York) which has also led to him touring Europe and Africa widely. The artist is signed by African reggae dancehall vanguard, Bashment Music SA based in Johannesburg who have a distribution agreement with 21st Hapilos Inc. in New York.

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Godfidence
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Burn Child Abuse
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Games
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Don't Give Up
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NC Dread added 10 new videos

NC DREAD - I KNOW (AUDIO)
NC DREAD - PRAISE (AUDIO)
NC DREAD - TAKE YOU AWAY (AUDIO)

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Godfidence
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Don't Give Up
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Burn Child Abuse
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Games
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Videos

NC Dread - On Fire (Official HD Video)
NC DREAD & CHICO - LOVE YOU MORE (Bashment Sound promo)
NC DREAD - FIRE BURN DEM (Bashment Sound promo)
NC DREAD - PRAISE (AUDIO)
NC DREAD - DEM CAH STOP MI (AUDIO)
NC DREAD & LASOUL - GAMES (AUDIO)
NC DREAD - TAKE YOU AWAY (AUDIO)
NC DREAD - TRUE GOD (AUDIO)
NC DREAD - I KNOW (AUDIO)
NC DREAD - WHAT YOU DO (AUDIO)
ZACape Town, South Africa
In operation since: 
2012

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+27837793979
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