KARRIBIUS , pronounced: KA-REE-BE-USS, is a Los Angeles based music group representing Belize, Central America and all surrounding Caribbean Countries. The music trio consisting of a female vocalist named LAHSH , pronounced LAHSH, a male vocalist named MAJAH , pronounced MAY-JAH, and producer/musician D.J./vocalist named CHUCKY HUSTLE .
These individuals have been knowing one another for more than six years, and due to what they believe to be tests from GOD mixed with faith, has helped them grow strong as a family unit, more so than a music group. They have been described as most who have seen their shows and heard their music as dancehall music entertainers. They choose to describe themselves as purely, music entertainers period.
When specifically asked what their style, vibe and or music is like, they, almost always, unanimously reply: "WE MAKE MUSIC ACCORDING TO OUR INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE PERSONALITIES. WE WRITE AND SPEAK THE TRUTH. WE FOCUS ON SERIOUS MUSIC AND THE WORK IT TAKES TO GET GOOD SOLID SONGS DONE, RATHER THAN RELYING ON HYPE OR WHAT IS CURRENT. IN ADDITION, WE DO NOT TOLERATE GIMMICKS OR MIMIC OTHER ACTS WHILE MOST OTHER ARTISTS DO. IN MOST SIMPLISTIC TERMS, WE DO NOT ASPIRE TO BE THE BEST, OR THE NEXT HE, SHE, OR THEY; WE JUST FOCUS ON BEING KARRIBIUS."
Through their hard work, persistence, and humble nature, Karribius has scored shows far across the world from London England, New York City, to Arizona and back to Los Angeles.
Karribius has shared stages with artists such as THE LOST BOYS, CYPRESS HILL, SUGA FREE, HI-C, SLY BOOGY, DIRTY BIRDY, DR. STANK, BAD ASS, JURASSIC 5, DIOMONIQUE, ICE CUBE, W.C., DILATED PEOPLES, XZIBIT, and T HE ALCOHOLICS just to name a few.
While working on their full length album, and second CD project, due for release in APRIL 2004, Karribius Debut CD: "A LOVE BASHMENT EP" is in stores, the streets, (songs like "AYO" , " GYALNBWOY " , "WATCH WE" , "DO WHAT U WANT 2" , and SWEET BELIZE " , have found their way on multiple mixed tapes, and being bootlegged everywhere. They have been notified that bootlegs of their CD has reached Florida, New York, Louisiana, Texas, San Diego, Arizona and Northern California.
When asked how they felt about bootlegger, MAJAH replied "AS LONG AS PEOPLE HEAR US, IT IS AN OPPORTUNITY MORE THAN A LOSS, THIS IS A GOOD THING".
CHUCK added, "THIS EP WAS MADE FOR SUCH A PURPOSE, THE ALBUM WILL BE A LITTLE HARDER TO OBTAIN CAUSE INVESTORS HAVE TO SEE A RETURN."
Being avid music fans themselves, Karribius works hard to deliver quality, fun, music in which the fan will feel as if they got their moneys worth. SONG FOR SONG .
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