Born in Trinidad and Tobago,Dj Kobie was always an avid music listener,party goer and sometimes an artist (yes he sang some calypso…) He moved to SF Bay area in 1997 and made a connection with the Notorious Blacka Fox from the Golden AXE crew who taught him the art of turntableism vinyl and 45’s. Maximum Respect to the Spida ,Leo and AG,JAI,CARLOS
Dj Kobie then moved on to create Ashanti Hi Fi SoundSystem and signed to independent Reggae label Greensphere records.He has rocked parties throughout California,Trinidad,Jamaica,Brazil,Mexico ,South Africa,Ethiopia.
Ashanti Hi Fi has also shared the stage supported some of the world’s biggest reggae stars including,Barrington Levy,Mikey Dread,Bounty Killer,Mega Banton,RickyGeneral,Blaak Lung,Arkaingelle,Ras Attitude,Pressure,Buss Pipe ,Lutan Fyah,Midnite among others
Dj Kobie is versatile and is fluent across Music genres .
Although there is always an ongoing homage to reggae music…his mixes involves soca,electronic,afrobeat and hip hop.Definitely an international flavor
He can also draw for dubplates and will defend The Ashanti Hi Fi soundsystem at a moments notice.
Feel free to enjoy the mixes…post comments
Respects amd Blessings