Kananga Biography

Kananga Biography

Things and times change, and the voice of dancehall is about to undergo another major evolution.

Stephon Goss stage named Kananga, is a vibrant sound of the underground scene about to burst into the spotlight. Born and raised in the Parish of Manchester and grew up in St. Mary, Kananga’s vibe was sparked under the early influence of Cutty Ranks and Shabba Ranks, Pioneering kings of the Hardcore Dancehall sound of the ’90s. At age 19, his passion and perseverance paid off with his first single, “Crazy Love” On the local label, Natural Mystic. After Two (2) years of beating the pavement and building his signature sound,

he joined the shocking vibes Crew where he further honed his skills under the talented Silver Cat and the internationally renowned Beenie Man. In the summer of 2000, he was introduced to Free Willy Records Label, after a solid recommendation from Beenie Man.

Since joining the Free Willy Family he has recorded numerous amounts of underground hits; such as “Suffer Through The Years”, “Red Hot”, Stay Alive”.

He also has done collaboration with artists such as Beenie Man, Lucan I and Zahire. He is currently working with Turf music and Nuh Rush Records. There is a number of new track circulating such as, “Thank You feat. Gott Yo produce by Busy Signal” “Call Me Name” “Take My Hand” “Congo Bongo” “Rasta Roll” “All Because of You” “Don’t Let Them Fool You ft. Turbulence, “Kananga Care” ft. Natural Black, “Touch Mi Turban”, “Hot Over Back” just to name a few. Kananga still putting some hard work in France, Germany, US, Canada and all over the Caribbean.

Kananga has been working alongside Nuh Rush Records since early 2017, where he recorded songs such as Trelawny (on the Future Riddim ), Mama Africa ( Trainline Riddim produced by Nuh Rush Records and One Tree Records out of New York), Clean Ras and his now latest single Let’s Talk It Over released late 2018. Kananga believes that he’s now ready to staple himself back into the music business with his unique sound and catchy phrases.

Be also on the lookout for the anticipated Album expecting to be release mid 2019.

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