born in the city of Kingston, Jamaica on the 20th of May,
1984. He grew up in the parish of St. Catherine, Jamaica
from Spanish Town to Portmore city and was brought up in
somewhat of a musical environment, hearing his mother
humming melodies of her favorite songs and his elder sister
singing at church, school concerts and weddings.
He too played a part in church and school choirs and enjoyed writing poems, songs and short stories. Growing up he always wanted to pursue a career in the medical field but all this changed when he recorded his first demo while in 9th grade at the St. Jago High School in Spanish Town when he was introduced to the Kingswell Recording Studio by a friend who had the same musical aspirations. Although not dismissing his education, which he believes is of utmost importance in everyone?s day to day living (young and old) he decided to pursue a career in music which disappointed many family members but had full support of his mom and
sister his, who are his number one fans.
Apart from being a recording artiste this individual proves to be multi task oriented in the field of songwriting, producing and recording and mixing engineering working with labels such as Music Life Ent. Group, Sweat Boxx Music, Vybnation Records, Fresh Out The Box, Fresh Beats, Kallegnas Production, Chiney K Productions and has worked on projects both recording and mixing for reggae artistes such as Turbulence, Sizzla, Lutan Fyah, Teflon, Perfect, Bounty Killer, Half Pint, Jimmy Riley, Eddie Fitzroy, Powerman, Droop Lion, Ginjah, Anthony Que and many more including
young upcoming artistes.He recorded his first single which was released in 2004, a song called HATE IN THEM which got a lot of recognition in the UK and Europe, later followed by singles such as MAKE ME FEEL THIS WAY, MAMA DON'T
WORRY, I AM SO BLESSED, ENEMIES, FYAH TUN UP, getting a lot a love and recognition both locally and internationally.
He has performed on shows such as:
And hopes to perform on international stages for his fans across the globe.
I Shenko was signed briefly with Vijalantee Ent. from Canada 2012-2013 where he recorded two singles "Take Me Over" on the "Tribulation Riddim" and "Rave ft. Danny English" on the "Contraception Riddim" . Amongst his latest releases is his hit
collaboration in January, 2013 with reggae artiste Turbulence a track titled Obeah Man on the Downtown Riddim another ChineyK /Riddim Wise Production prior to signing. Other of his
latest releases includes:-
I-Shenko also has of his own production label "JEVONTE MUSIC"in the works and is working on his first riddim project featuring various artistes like Sizzla, Lutan Fyah, Half Pint, Teflon, Jah Vinchi, Perfect, Turbulence, Bryan Art, Magma as well as himself a riddim entitled ALL ACCESS set to be rele
ased on all major online stores soon. I-Shenko music is his mission to reach out to all people despite Racial, Cultural, Religious or Ethnic backgrounds and hopes to satisfy his audience across the globe with the same substance as his
icons Bob Marley, Jacob Miller, Terror Fabulous, Buju Banton, Garnet Silk, Sizzla and more who has contribute in the growth of reggae music both local and international.
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