WADADA TO THE WORLD!
Wadada Productions is a music label located in the heart of New York that produces both local artists and artists from around the world. It’s roots started from Wadada Music, founded in 2007 by French born producer, musician and guitarist Aurélien Metsch Aka Natty Frenchy, The word Wadada is derived from the Amharic word Wedede that means Love. Wadada Productions mission is to spread love and unity through word, sound and arts.
MUSIC PRODUCTION AND SINGLES
Wadada Studios has a team of legendary musicians producing Riddim music, such as Ska, Reggae, R&B, Rap, Trap, Jazz and World Music etc.
"Lalibela", single track from the Skatalites' album "Walk with me" features Lloyd Knibb and Lester "Ska Sterling".
Lalibela was recorded at Don One Studio Brooklyn, NY and mixed at Wadada Studio by Aurélien “Natty Frenchy” Metsch (guitarist of the Skatalites) and Val Douglas (bassist of the Skatalites). This is the last recording made by the original drummer Lloyd Knibb. The Skatalites are considered to be one of the most influential groups coming from Jamaica.
PASS IT ON CHAPTER 1
PASS IT ON is a 13 track compilation showcasing up and coming and veteran artists from New York, France and Jamaica such as: Jahmali, Nachy Bless, Kimani & Naya, Simpleman, Makedah, Joanne Williams, Patrick Junior, Dillgin, Natty Frenchy, Kimberlee, High grade Camp, Kendra Granville and Judah Eskender.
This Album includes 3 live riddims recorded organically.
BRILLE LE SOLEIL
KIMANI FEAT NAYA
“Brille le soleil", single track wrote by Aurelien’s oldest two sons Kimani and Naya was produced by Natty Frenchy at Wadada Studio New York. The single was written and produced when the boys were just 6 and 4 years old, featuring musicians such as, Kevin Batchelor trumpeter of the Skatelites and steel pulse, as well as" Val Douglas "who played bass on Bob Marley’s” So Much Trouble in the World "and" Jerry Johnson "which is the saxophone of Steel Pulse.