• Born in Harlow, Essex on 24th August 1990.
  • Began playing guitar at 14yrs old.
  • First gig at 15yrs old.
  • Favourite artist; Gregory Isaacs
  • Favourite song; Jerusalem by Alpha Blondy

Kingsley Salmon has been producing Reggae music since 2006.

Taking his influence of Blues, Soul and Jazz but fusing with his love for Reggae.

Renowned for his emotionally charged lyrics, he addresses topics such as conflict, poverty, anxiety and politics.

In 2009 he was scouted by BBC to attend the Musician's Masterclass at Abbey Road Studios and was claimed to be one of the most promising young song-writers.

Since then he has gone on to produce for and lead King Solomon, a 10 piece Reggae band who have supported the likes of Aswad, Earl 16, Dreadzone and Eva Lazarus.

If you haven't heard Kingsley before, you'll be shocked to hear his unique voice that has a clear influence from artists like Gregory Isaacs, The Viceroys and Dennis Brown. His voice was described by Slap Magazine as 'An instantly addictive Roots Reggae drawl'.

Kingsley is now focusing on this solo venture and is ready to show the world his unique sound. He is also performing with King Solomon Soundsytem, Rafeelya & The New Life Band & Loremba. Look out for shows in UK, Europe and West Africa.


Kingsley is inspired by the sounds of Gregory Isaacs, Alpha Blondy, Ken Booth, Black Roots, Scientist, Aswad, Blind Willie Johnson, Miles Davis, Robert Johnson, Toumani Diabate, Ali Farka Toure, Horace Andy, Earl 16, The Abyssinians, Dennis Brown, Alborosie...

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