Roland Richards
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Jersey City, United States
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Roland Richards

Biography

Roland Richards was born and raised on the island of Montserrat in the Caribbean. At age 15, he started his musical career as a trumpeter touring with Arrow, the original artist behind the song Hot, Hot, Hot (later made popular by Buster Poindexter). Afterward, he became the arranger/director/stage manager for the Multinational Force Band that supported Arrow worldwide.

In 2005, Roland wrote, sang and co-produced with Yves Larock a number one hit single entitled “ Zookey (Lift Your Leg Up ). The remix by Bob Sinclar for the compilation “Africanism” topped the dance charts in across many countries in Europe, Asia and Africa and was licensed for many compilations throughout the world.

Roland’s abilities as producer, arranger, keyboardist, programmer and engineer has led to his involvement on many recordings and artists over the years including:

Hot, Hot, Hot, Ola Soca, Bacchanal Soldier, Phat & Attitude - Arrow Sexual Healing - Lady Saw & Arrow
Whine U Body - Red Fox & Arrow
Crazy Praise - Nancy Jackson
Giddy Up - Salt & Pepa
Voodoo Candy, Welcome to Love Zoo, Mad Bats - Topaz Records
Get Wid It, Tatoo, Sex in the City - Kulcha Don
Mobb Deep
Inspector Deck of Wu Tang

Roland’s creativity has also been featured on TV as well as film:

Choo Choo Down The Track - Reckless Nights (TV)
Clap Your Hands and Sing Dee Song - The Little Mermaid (movie)
Groove Master - Casual Sex (movie)

Currently, Roland is touring clubs and festivals in Europe and working on a ragga house album due out Fall 2008.

Discography:

2006 Culture Club Vol.4
2006 Sunshine Live: house edition Vol.1
2006 Kulcha Don (Ruff Nation)
2005 Africanism III
2005 Defected in the house: International edition vol.2
2006 Ministry of sound:The annual 2006 (ultra records)
2007 Most rated 2005
2005 Party mix 2005
2005 Zookey lift your leg up (Yellow)
2003 Back to the future 80’s,Vol.2
1999 Welcome to the love zoo
1996 Freeze Club mixer, Vol7

VIDEO:

Zookey Lift Your Leg Up (Bob Sinclar Remix)
Groove Master (Arrow)
Soca Dance Party (Arrow)

    uniE603 4 Ever 4 A Life Time Feat. Anjela LaDayne(Radio Edit)
    uniE603 4 Ever 4 A Life Time Feat. Anjela LaDayne (Original Mix )
    uniE603 4 for Ever 4 a Life Time feat. Anjela LaDayne (Deep house Remix)