Orange Hill Productions
Orange Hill Productions is the brainchild of London based Dj and Producer Ras Kwame (BBC 1Xtra, Radio1, Capital Xtra).
Ras is a music industry veteran with roots in music production since the late 90’s achieving success in the UKGarage outfit M-Dubs where he first began to explore pushing the boundaries of dancehall and reggae with the new dance sounds to great effect with popular favourites ‘Bump N Grind’ a collab with Lady Saw and ‘Over Here’ that featured Richie Dan, amongst many others.
As a broadcaster Ras Kwame is legendary for his UK black music specialist pioneering radio show 100% HomeGrown a popular reflection that highlighted homegrown sounds and talent since 2002 via BBC 1Xtra. Ras currently presents his ‘The Reggae Recipe’ show weekly on Capital Xtra.
2012 saw the launch of his Orange Hill Productions, exploring fusions in dancehall and reggae with other dance genres to date having released tracks that feature collaborations with the likes of Kano, Busy Signal, Fatman Scoop, Vybz Kartel, RDX, Doctor & Mr.Lexx to name a few with playlisting across music and video from most major urban platforms (BBC1X & R1, Kiss FM, Capital Xtra, MTV etc.)
2016 welcomed more new sounds and members to the crew to represent on co production and live performance duties.
2017 will see the release of new music and collaborations with the likes of I Octane, Lisa Mercedez, new JA talents Nature and Keznamdi plus homegrown stalwarts in Maxi Priest, YT, Wayne Wizdom and more.
Orange Hill continue to explore soundscapes in reggae with fusions that take in from Roots & Dub through Jungle to UK Funky and UKGarage and modern Afrobeat flavours.
June 2017 wiil see the release of the ‘Victim Riddim’ a real rootsy and dubby version EP with cuts from Maxi Priest & Ras Demo and more.
Love, Peace & Orange.
Wine De Best ft. Busy Signal, Fatman Scoop & Kano
Loud ft. RDX
Loud – Oh 2Step N Bass Vocal Remix
Turn Up ft. Doctor – Oh 2Step N Bass Vocal Remix
Pon Time pt 2 ft. Vybz Kartel & Sneakbo