Biography



Born in the north of Italy at the foot of the Alps in 1981, Dan I is singer and producer of Imperial Sound Army, founded in 2000, and Imperial Roots Records, founded in 2005 (ITA). His first release "Jah command" was released on the Italian Label Moa Anbessa in 2005. Since then, he has worked together with the most prolific sound systems, labels and producers from allover Europe. Today Dan records for some of the earliest UK dub producers such as Jah Free, Alpha and Omega, Jonah Dan and he works live on the mic alongside a good number of sounds & selectors. His conscious lyrics can be found on various 7" 10" and 12". Distribution in italy is handled by Imperial Roots Records while Control Tower covers England and the rest of Europe. Since the end of 2013 he also plays on his own 30kw hand made sound system along his crew and with a various number of honorable guests... firing sessions absolutely not to be missed! Imperial Sound Army crew: Dan I, Dawit, Fikir Amlak, Violin Boy, Jonah Dan, Sammy Dreadlocks, Makeda