Ricardo Rawal

Ricardo Rawal

He has a passion for music and expresses how he feels, what he has experienced and been through in his music. His ability to write songs for himself and others enables him to really connect and work with various artists within the music industry. The highlight of his career so far has been touring with International Recording artist Jada Kingdom on her first UK tour, sharing the Stage with the likes of Afro B and The RaRa, he also supported Tanto Black and Lutan Fyah. Since starting his song writing and recording music in 2014 he started and registered his own company, Tru Lawalty Records Entertainment Limited. Through this he has hosted various talent shows for up and coming artists, within a range of communities across the city of London.

Ricardo Rawal is one of the latest emerging talents forging through the Jamaican dancehall/reggae scene. Born Otis Lewis and hailing from Jerdon Garden Hill, a small community on the outskirts of Spanist Town St Catherine and grew up in Caymanas Garden Portmore St Catherine, he now resides in London, UK. He attended Garden Hill Age and Jose Marti Technical High School. From a very young age football and music has always been his passion. He grew up listening and playing sound system. From a very young age, it was his dream to be a sound system selector but football was his main focus up until 2014 when he started writing songs. He was crowned the Best Dancehall act of 2019 at the RBE Awards in London. He also featured in issue 7 of the London based Deyah Magazine. Ricardo Rawal averages two shows per month. On March19th 2017 he entered coast 2 coast live and performed in front of a crowd of over 200 people at the Nottinghill arts club in London. This was his first major show and he came 4th, as a result he was given the opportunity to record a song titled Eyes On Me on Coast 2 Coast: Winners Circle 100, Vol.3, currently distributed by Coast 2 Coast on all major digital platforms. He has recently released an EP titled Can’t Stop My Shine and a number of singles; Titled; Oh Mama, Stack Up, My Life, Wipe Those Tears From Your Eyes, Roll Out, Sink in You Back, Summer Time, No More, Back it Up, Sufferation, Wine Pon it, Do to Me, streaming on all major platform. Ricardo Rawal aims to break into the international music scene with his sweet and vibrant dancehall/reggae music. Placing his music on different platform outlets will enable his music to be streamed all over the world. He has performed on a number of showcases across the United Kingdom, his first performance was in December 2016 on the One Mic which is an open mic show. He also organised and held ‘Family Event’ days and charity events for Oxfam and for a young 16 year old Lupus sufferer from Jamaica. As a recording artist, he has performed at various shows across the country, such as, Britain’s got Reggae, where he reach the semifinals, Britain’s Got Talent audition (TV show) and Open Mic UK where he reach the semi-final, in order to build up his credibility and fan base. He has also performed at a number of venues across the UK: Earthhall, Notting Hill arts Club, Hootananny, Ye Olde Rose & Crown Theatre, Tipsy Thursday HQ, Amersham Arms, Girls Rush HQ, Blue Elephant Theatre, Champs sport Bar, Favela Camden, Bugie Bar, Deviant & Dandy Brewery, Bar A Bar, The Fiddlers Elbow, Kolis Bar Camden, Esplanade Club, Cavendish Arms, The Finborough Arms,Warehouse Newport Walse, Hex Nightclub Sheffield, Flava Bar Stevenage, Golen Lion Tap Barnstaple Devonshire, Surya, west Indian Cultural Centre, Rooftop Lounge, N8 Bar Hornesy Interviews: on The kadishakadisha show, Flames and TGM Radio on the Upnlive show, TGM Radio Tispy Talk Hosted By Drunkle Jae, Today Talent 2 on TV 3re Souls, Locked online Radio with M2k Entertainment, In2beats 106.5FM with Vibez.