Da Fuchaman, real name Zemroy Thomas, is fast becoming one of the most prominent and influential Reggae Artists on the scene. He was born and raised in St Anne, Jamaica, in a small village called Middle Buxton and is the eldest of ten siblings. After spending his childhood fascinated by music and singing in churches and schools regularly, Thomas was introduced to the world of sound systems and couldn’t get enough of it. He was now able to share his talent with the masses and quickly became somewhat of a local celebrity in his surrounding area.
In 2002 Thomas moved to the UK and was welcomed by a variety of artists and producers. He released his first mix-tape – ‘Keep On Rising’ – in 2006, with Edixion, followed by his debut album – ‘I Am Good Enough’ – in 2008, with Roadz, Edixion and Nero. The release of this album set the bar higher for Thomas, and he was introduced to some of the major players on the reggae scene at the time, including David Zowie and Tippa Irie. In 2012 he released his second album -‘Rise Up’ – which was greatly received by his fans and featured international Reggae Artist – Fitta Warri.
By this time Thomas’s music career was growing internationally which resulted in him working with a range of independent record companies around the world. In 2014 Thomas released an EP with Reggae Livication Records in France followed by an Album in 2015 called ‘Papa Jolly’. The Album received a huge amount of attention from his listeners and featured the likes of Deadly Hunta, Tippa Irie, Blackout Ja and Jah Garvey.
Thomas is a vibrant and positive character who believes that if you focus more on the positive, then that’s what you get back. He is versatile in his song writing and you can find him fusing Roots Reggae with Dancehall, Ska, R’n’B and Hip Hop. Most recently in 2015/16 he has also started working with a range of Jungle Labels including Run Tingz, Rama jam Records, Anticlone Collective, Infidelity Records and Dub Wise.
2016 looks set to be an amazing year for this Artist, he has already been nominated for best Reggae Act in the South West and has a number of new releases on the way, including work alongside the renowned Giddimani Records. His latest track – Fire Blaze – has already got peoples attention and is making its mark. You will also find Da Fuchamans name appearing on a host of Live shows across the Country so he is definitely one to keep a close eye on.