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Black Music Promotions artiste, Joshua has been selected to perform at the 5th MIAMI MUSIC FESTIVAL 09, the largest MUSIC FESTIVAL in Miami, with over 250 performances from all over the world, from Dec. 10th to Dec. 12th 2009.
Joshua has the opportunity as the only Jamaican reggae artiste performing this year.
Black Music Promotions is generous for the opportunity, for him to showcase his authentic and indigenous musical talent to the world.
Contact www.miamimusicfestival.org for info
Christened Joshua Bond a.k.a. Joshua, born on December 12th 1976 in the parish of St. Mary, Enfield district. Three (3) years after, he relocated to Portsmouth in Portmore St. Catherine, he first graced a stage at the tender age of Four (4) at a penny concert in the community. As a Bob Marley fan, he was very appealing to the crowd, whom had an interest in his effort to sing.
At Nine (9) years old, Joshua moved to Crawle district in Riversdale Western St. Catherine, Spanish Town, where he started attending Crawle Primary School, then to Riversdale All Age. Grown by his grandmother, he was not allowed to go out, this however took away his freedom of movement, that would expand his musical development, but returning to Portsmouth in Portmore at age Fifteen (15), "It was a joy", Joshua states, he was then enrolled in Operation Friendship Vocational Training School, were he was thought carpentry, and got the opportunity for his musical development.
Joshua first release came at the age of Seventeen (17) for producer Errol from Miami Voice Studio in Spanish Town, titled "Mr. Man Deh".
Joshua has not looked back since and was sign to Black Music Promotions in Sept. 2000.
In the quest to unite his people, internationally through music, Joshua advocates for better education for all, adamant against manipulation of the less fortunate (physically & mentally challenged) & poor street people, current economic and social commentary, he sincerely applause mothers, who fully grow / support their children, especially without the fathers around.
Joshua now has Two (2) albums with singles "Justice" and "Africa" and most recent "Gun Or Life". "Gun Or Life" has given him the break through, that he so righteously deserves locally and internationally, Joshua has performed in Trinidad & Tobago / France / Calgary / Montreal / Antigua / Anguilla and St. Martin . His songs are well known in Europe / Canada / USA / Caribbean and the UK. He has graced the local stages in Jamaica (Sting / Rebel Salute / Reggae Sumfest etc) time and time again.
Joshua's performance at CALGARY Int. REGGAE FESTIVAL 2005-Canada was superb, as he left the audience in Calgary asking for more, the message of his songs, fuelled positive vibes, that was consumed by one and all.
Joshua also performed at MOONSPLASH 06 in Anguilla.
Joshua is one of the most sorted after young artiste in Jamaica, he has performed at FIRE 2000 / 2002 PORTLAND SPLASH / CHUCK FENDA UNITY SPLASH / STING2002 - 2003 / 2005 / PORTMORE STAR SEARCH 1998-2004 JAMAICAN SUNRISE REGGAE FESTIVAL - FRANCE 2003 / CALGARY Int. REGGAE FESTIVAL 2005 / MOONSPLASH 06./ MONTREAL INT. REGGAE FEST 2006