The founder and originator of Jawaiian music strikes again with another new style “Urban Reggae” a original style he can call his own.
International Reggae Artist, Rankin’ Scroo was born and raised in Jamaica. Music has always been the focus of his life. From his earliest days singing in church to his teenage years as a “DJ-Toaster” (reggae rapper), he achieved recognition throughout Jamaica as a talented musician.
New York City became Rankin’s first home abroad where he performed with numerous sound systems and live bands. His vitality and intensity of expression carried his artistry from the Atlantic to the Pacific, pioneering reggae music in the Hawaiian Islands where he formed “Crucial Youth Productions”, his recording studio and band.
From the early days of Rankin Scroo and Ginger to his pioneer work in Urban Reggae with rap and hip-hop artists like E-40, Too Short and Digital underground’s Money-B. Rankin Scroo has been impacting the Reggae industry for three decades.
A consummate engineer, Rankin’s Crucial Youth Production Studio in Oakland California has produced music for many of today’s reggae artists such as Foundation and Frankie Paul. With his high energy performances, witty lyrics and supreme dedication to furthering the Reggae industry, Rankin Scroo is truly Reggae’s “Godfada”.