Nappy Riddem DC Music Rocks



Each current band member: First&Last name, nickname (if any) and instrument: Troy McLean a.k.a. Rex Riddem (Percussion/Vocals/Baritone Ukulele)) Mustafa Akbar (Vocals) Aaron Fisher (Drums) Charles Flye (Keys) Gordon Sterling (Guitar) Patrick Cheng (Bass)

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC? : Washington, DC - most of the band members live in NW DC, especially in Petworth/Shaw area along Georgia Ave

Atleast 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band that are related to persons/places/things/events that happened in the Washington DC area. Give us fun stuff, not normal bio stuff!: Nappy Riddem was founded by two members of Thunderball, the first artist signed to ESL Music in the 1990s after Thievery Corporation.
Nappy Riddem has toured extensively as the supporting band for Junior Marvin, guitarist of Bob Marley & The Wailers.
Nappy Riddem frontman Mustafa Akbar hosts an annual camping festival on his rural property called Mustock!

Anything else we should know, or you want to share?: Creative blend of reggae, dancehall, funk and soul!

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