Mason Di Emperor - biography
Mason di Emperor’s impressive collection includes hit singles: “6 East” (on the 6 East Riddim), “Wine My World”, “Summer Vibes” and My Mama. Summer Vibes ranked Number One on the Japanese Reggae Zion Top 100 chart. His 2016 EP album, “Overcome”, combines reggae, soul and country western styles of music to create a fascinating vibe that continues to excite listeners and broadly showcases his creative talent. The first single, “You’ll Never Need” featuring Queen Ifrica, ranked #6 on the Stampede Street Charts and #4 on the Ron Muschette World Reggae Charts, in Jamaica. Mason di Emperor’s first full Reggae Lover’s Rock album, titled “Lover’s Rock”, boasts 15 hit songs including two cover songs, one of which features Eban Brown, the lead vocalist of the American group “The Stylistics”. The Lover’s Rock album reached #3 on Guam's Top 5 chart, was considered for the Grammy Nomination in 2018, and inspired Mason di Emperor to write his first book, titled “Changed Man: Lover's Rock-Escape Through Music”. Mason di Emperor’s most recent mini Ep release, “Freedom”, displays a different style and message; fusing reggae and soul genres with lyrics of painful truths the artist has been longing to express.
In 2019, Mason di Emperor released a six-song playlist, "The Chosen Six", which represented some of Mason di Emperor's Best work to date, featuring Dean Fraser and Eban Brown of The Stylistics. The Chosen Six are from his Overcome EP, Lover's Rock Album, Freedom EP, and a brand new single titled "With You I'm In Love"; debuting in this playlist!
Towards the end of 2020, the reggae, soul and alternative singer, released a hit cover song and music film titled "Conversations in the Dark", a cover previously recorded by John Legend, on which he has placed his own soulful reggae interpretation. Conversations in the Dark showcases a masterpiece thousands have been looking forward to, especially after the huge success recorded with the Lover's Rock Album.
Mason di Emperor has made his mark in the music scene over the years, producing and performing with many major award-winning recording artistes and producers, including Rayon "Short Boss" Webb, Tony Rebel, Queen Ifrica, Dean Fraser, Vybz Kartel, Mariah Carey, Jahra among many others. His talent has accorded him the opportunity to travel all corners of the world, performing at world renowned venues including Tokyo Dome in Japan, where Mason di Emperor now resides when not home in Jamaica. His official band, "The Rebel Soulz", resides in Jamaica.
Mason di Emperor’s rich musical background, technical training, and diverse experience, collaborating with artistes from a cross section of genres, has influenced his unique sound. He continues to influence the industry with his innovative works and will indefinitely be a member of the global music community.