Original Black Pantah
Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Judea Hosang whom is professionally known as the Original Black Pantah, started singing in church at the age of 7 years old before his parents brought him to Brooklyn, New York. By the young age of 13 years old, he performed as a vocalist in Junior High School at events and at talent shows. Judea then enrolled in their music school in Brooklyn, New York, where he thrived taking vocal lessons along with learning African d'Jimbe Drumming styles and various styles of 'stringing'. At the age of 14, he joined his first reggae band as the back up vocalist and percussionist which led to his playing 'trap drums'. After joining the air force and by the time he was 19 years old, his band '360', released three singles and his solo career started to take off when opening up for bands like the Skatalites, Shabba Ranks, Toney Rebel, King Sunny Ade and he did cameo appearances in major motion films like "Drop Zone' with Wesley Snipes and in the Jamaican film called 'Shottas.'