Born to some Sierra Leonean dad along with a German mom in a city outdoors Cologne, Germany, in July 1979, Patrice Bart-Williams was raised listening to Burning up Spear, Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, and Bob Dylan, 1st writing his personal tunes when he was 12. He spent his young years using various bands, like the Afro-beat/reggae group Bantu, by which he fulfilled Matthias Arfmann, who created his debut EP, Lions, which arrived in 1999. His mix of reggae, spirit, and folk drawn attention from your major brands, and his 1st full-length, Ancient Soul, premiered on Sony the next 12 months. In 2002 HOW WILL YOU Call It?, a far more refined and much less idealistic album compared to the earlier one, was released. In 2003 Patrice teamed up using the German reggae collective Silly Strolls Movement release a the aptly entitled Silly Strolls Matches Patrice, and in 2005 the artist’s third record, Nile, strike shelves. The majority of that 12 months was spent touring European countries with his music group Shashamani, furthering his status as a power live performer, a skill of his which was distributed to the worldwide general public along with his 2006 live recording, Natural & Uncut, which also arrived in DVD type.