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Made from a world of humble beginnings and fueled by an unrelenting passion, Revalation da Royal Born Jason Williams, was born June 12, 1985 on the beautiful island of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.
He was given the name Revalation due to his unique style and storytelling resemble that of the many of the Reggae legends, and like the greats Revalation’s unique vocal and lyrical style allows listeners to connect with him in a meaningful way as he spreads his message across the globe. As a youth, Revalation would spend long hours engrossed in music thus, started his love for music.
It came as no surprise that his instrument of choice was his voice. It was at the tender age of 10 when his talent was recognized by his youth choir director Cynthia Scott and by the age of 12 she had him performing solos with the youth choir. However, the required age to join was 16.
His undeniable musical talent would soon be recognized by many and set him apart from his peers. Therefore, at the age of 18 Revalation was urged by his older brother and his cousin to pursue a music career.
Revalation started his musical journey in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Where his parents returned to reside. In the early 2000s, where there was DJs playing he would stay close by to them to be given the mic so that he could showcase his skills. He was first introduced to the stage in East End, Tortola by Jamesy P at the end of 2001.
It was at the 2002 Tortola Festival Village, International Reggae Night where he got to officially have his first solo performance.
Thus, giving him the opportunity in 2003 to perform at an International Show held in Cane Garden Bay on the island of Tortola. He shared the stage with reggae icon Capleton and rap superstar Noreaga also known as N.O.R.E. who was so impressed with Revalation that he called him back onto the stage to perform a few more songs.
For Tortola’s 50th Emancipation Festival Revalation was the headliner for the local artistes. In 2007 he released his debut album title “Serious Matters.”
Being a father of 3, Revalation had to put his musical career on the backburner and worked as a chef for about 4 years and resumed his music full time at the end of 2014.
Therefore, in 2015 he started his own record label “So Royal ENT” and in 2016 Revalation created his hit singled titled “Like Yesterday.” Which shot to number one on the coveted Richie B reggae charts and also got him recognition on an international level.
Not to mention the many achievements it garnered him.
In the peak of his success Revalation was faced with the loss of his first born child. Nevertheless, he did not stop singing and writing but he allow himself to heal from the devastating loss.
While dealing with other personal issues and difficulties which made it hard for him to set aside studio time. In the beginning of 2017, Revalation released his most notable single “Gather Around” which went to number one on Tempo’s Cross Caribbean Countdown. With these hits he was selected to represent the Virgin Islands on the “Virgin Islands Nice Europe Tour” along with Pressure Buss Pipe and Niyorah.
He also performed at the first annual Hemp Fest in 2018 on the island of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands.
In 2019, Revalation was selected for Buju Banton’s historic “Long Walk to Freedom Tour” in the British Virgin Islands gracing the stage with Buju Banton himself, Capleton, Coco Tea and the youngest and hottest reggae artist of 2019 Koffee.
He has also opened for Beres Hammond, Capleton, Beenie Man, Pressure Buss Pipe, Tarrus Riley, Tony Rebel, Luciano, Ky-mani Marley and many more.
Revalation is part of a class of artist, whose music is undeniable unique. Which caught the attention of Grammy award winning producer “Snowcone” and they are currently working on an EP together.
Revalation is also working on another EP with producer Dean Pond.
His energy and ability to move any crowd has earned him performances on the same stages graced by some of Reggae music’s most celebrated names. This one of a kind artist is spreading a message of Love, truth, and righteousness. His music and life are a true testament to this.
In time Revalation will be added to the great names of Reggae Music.
He is a true musical flame that burns bright.
Get ready to experience a new and exciting era in the world Reggae music.
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