Izah Blue, originally from California became inspired by Mod, Rock Steady, Ska and Reggae music in the late 70's. In the early 80's Izah began singing and writing original roots reggae music.
Izah, originally from San Diego had formed several reggae groups while living in SD.
(Third I, Vison Posse, and IyahFiyah)
1987- Izah moved to Portland, Jamaica where he lived for 2 years then returned home and moved to Hawaii.
1990- Izah and fellow band members move to Big Island, Hawaii. They form the group, "Roots Natty Roots".
1992- Roots Natty Roots, self titled debut album produced by Pierre Grill at Rendezvous records, Oahu, HI.
1994- Roots Natty Roots-Living in Harmony, second album produced again at Rendezvous records.
2008- Izah Blue moves to Kyoto, Japan and forms the band HI-N-Tenzion.
2011- Izah Blue and DJ Lantan release a combi- single entitled, “Parental Guidance”, on Lantan’s own Hotta Fiyah label, UK. "JAMROCK TO JAPAN"
2014- Izah Blue returns to Hawaii and starts to record the songs written while in Japan. He links with Hawaii's heavyweight reggae producer Jah Gumby ( Father Psalms Studios, Father Psalms Records ).
2017- After time, meditation and master works of Jah Gumby, Izah Blue’s solo album was released on 4/20/17. Entitled, ”World Needs”. He was blessed to have Kali Navales sing the harmonies and share 2 duets. Thanks so much for your time and consideration reading this bio! Stayed tuned for more musical works!
Bless Up and One Love