For his debut, Bahamian-born, Jamaican-raised reggae artist Militant Fyah releases Babylon Fall, an unapologetic reggae track that touches on themes of fearlessness, resilience, and power in the Black community. Babylon Fall is an ode to Black militancy and the strength of character of Black people everywhere, no matter where one might find themselves in the African Diaspora. The lionhearted Militant Fyah speaks directly to the heart and soul of what it means to be blessed by a higher power, resurrecting the age-old proverb: “whom God blesses, no man can curse”. Babylon Fall is a bold testament to the strength and beauty of Black people facing societal adversity, and is a call for excellence, humility, and self-awareness amongst everyone who falls under the Black spectrum.
Militant Fyah’s penchant for Black culture and focus on African roots unarguably falls in line with grassroots reggae predecessors Damien Marley, Buju Banton, and Jah Cure. With Militant Fyah’s strong stance on Black issues both in the Caribbean and at large, it’s just a matter of time before he becomes a household name.
In 2018, Militant Fyah became a new addition to Nassau-based record label, SAVAGE 100. He has opened for the likes of Damien Marley and Nas at The Bahamas Winter Solstice Festival, and is set to release his debut album in 2019.
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10 Things You Need To Know About Militant Fyah
One of the newest additions to Nassau-based record label, Savage 100, is a force to be reckoned with. Reggae artist Militant Fyah lives up to his name on his debut track, Babylon Fall. Through themes of strength and militancy, Militant Fyah expresses his truth about the fearlessness and resilience of Black people in the Caribbean and world at large. The song serves as an ode to Black power, and though it doesn’t tell us much about Militant’s personal story, Babylon Fall listeners everywhere can know exactly where he stands.
Here are 10 things you need to know about Militant Fyah:
1. Though he was born in Nassau, Bahamas, Militant Fyah was raised in Kingston, Jamaica.
2. Life was tough growing up for Militant Fyah, but he credits his rough, humble upbringing for shaping him into the man (and artist) he is today.
3. Music has been running through Militant’s veins for quite some time. He started to get into music at the tender age of 10, playing a myriad of instruments from drums to trumpet. A few years later, he eventually graduated to trombone.
4. Militant recorded his first song on Mixcraft, a beginner’s music recording software, at age 16.
5. He is a self-described “conscious” reggae artist.
6. His biggest musical influences are Bob Marley, Garnett Silk, Gregory Isaacs, Cocoa Tea, Capleton, and Sizzla, to name a few. But his biggest life influences have been any significant freedom fighters who have and continue to fight for Black liberation.
7. When asked what late great artist he wished he could resurrect, Militant stated the late Jamaican reggae recording artist, Garnett Silk.
8. Apart from living a devout Rastafarian lifestyle, Militant is an avid video game player and sports fan. He’s also a self-confessed yogi.
9. In his spare time, Militant is an adventurous explorer. Whenever he travels, he makes it a point to experience the city or country he’s in as the locals do.
10. If there were any parting words Militant wanted to impart onto his fans about him and his music, it’s to practice peace, love, humility, consciousness, and self-awareness.
Check out Militant Fyah’s Babylon Fall here.