Skull

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Sung Jin Cho aka "Skull" was born in Korea, he is the first known Korean native to not only embrace reggae music but also the Rastafarian culture. Skull now 27 years old first became aware of reggae music and Rastafarian culture through his exposure to the words, wisdom and music of Bob Marley at the age of seventeen, while in high school. Back then he was a member of a reggae band called 'Skull' and even though the band had since broken up,

he continued to use the name Skull as he says it represents his birth into the reggae culture. "It is kind of my spiritual and creative awaking, so I adopted the name so I would never forget my beginnings and where I came from". He explains, he went on to talk about the tattoos on his body, which he explains reflects his philosophy, his faith and will. "Every time I see them, they reminds me of my passion for music, I met an old rastafarian man when I visited Jamaica and he gave me a necklace of a lion and called me brother, it was so meaningful to me that I tattooed the map of Africa in the shape of a lion on my chest, since then I have devoted my life to Rastafarian and reggae music".

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Skull says he considers reggae music fighting music and believes the strong messages in these songs has the power to change people's minds and influences how they live. Listening to the music and philosophy of Bob Marley was what brought him into reggae and he considers Marley as much more than just his hero, because he has changed his life in a positive way. Skull is spiritually driven and strives to live as a true Rastafarian.

In Korea reggae music is almost unknown and so this young rasta man waves the reggae banner high. In the underground movement their battle cry is "Hangol Reggae", which means "Korean Reggae". Skull is determined to spread his beloved reggae music throughout Korea and he is certainly on track towards achieving his goal. He is also determine to break thru in Jamaica, the country of reggae music.

Skull has a new single that was recently released in Jamaica by Publicist Kay Rowe. The single "Boom di, Boom di" was written by Mighty Mystic and Skull and is receiving excellent air-play on several radio stations including Irie Fm. "Boom di Boom di" was first released in the USA and in Korea, it was recently in the top 5 on the Rapattack Lives.com top 30 chart, Top 5 on the Rapnet worktop 30 chart and is also featured on the Bronx DJ Technic's "Da West Indeez" reggae mix-tape. He has been written up in several on line magazines such as, Vibe.com, Rapattack live.com, Baller status and All Hip Hop.com. Skull was also myspace.com featured artist during the week of December 11, 2006.

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