Born in Montreal on February 7, 1982, Jah Lex was fascinated by music from childhood. He became a professional multi-instrumentalist at the age of sixteen, while completing high school. Much more than a singer-songwriter, Jah Lex is also a music producer and organizer of several cultural events, including the Reggae Bash Festival (2006-2018).
After working mainly as a musician, Jah Lex began his singing career in 2005. Living since between Quebec and Jamaica, Jah Lex has performed in several concerts and festivals including the Electric Picnic of Ireland, Edmonton Reggae Festival, Montreal International Reggae Festival in Canada, Sleng Teng Festival, Reggae in The Valley in Jamaica, Bayimba Festival in Uganda, and shared the stage with The Wailers, Beck, Outkast, Nile Rodgers, Kymani Marley, Anthony B and Blondie.
Jah Lex founded the Rising Sun Studio in Montreal in 2009, and Rising Sun Records in 2013. Since the release of his first LP entitled “Shine Yuh Light“, Jah Lex has also worked as a vocalist on the Thompson Sound label of the famous Linval Thompson, collaborated with reggae star Capleton on the hit song “Boboman a Chant“, and with Lutan Fyah on “What’s Love“.
Jah Lex has pierced the world of reggae in his native land, Jamaica, singles ignite radio stations like Irie FM, Suncity radio, Hitz FM, he is repeatedly the guest of TV shows on TVJ, CVMTV, Hype TV, and Flow TV. Since the tours of 2018-2019, Jah Lex’s music has taken over the national African radio and television stations KBC channel 1, NTV, STV, Kameme TV, UBC, Record TV, Hot 96 FM. Jah Lex was also the main subject of a documentary about the Rastafari movement on TV5 in 2009.
Jah Lex promotes at this time the videos of his 2nd LP entitled Stronger, scheduled for 2021 on the Rising Sun Records, moreover, a 100% French LP produced by Linval Thompson is also on Jah Lex‘s upcoming projects.
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