iBrina is an artiste steeped in the sounds and rhythms of her Jamaican culture sharing her music with the world.
A vibrant and captivating performer with lyrics and music that are refreshing and uplifting. When iBrina steps in front of an audience, she beckons them to feel enlightened and empowered.
Fusing together elements of her rich cultural and musical heritage using Reggae, Nyabinghi and other musical styles from the global African Diaspora, iBrina brings a positive healing message to the world through her songs, singing of justice, equality, liberation, oneness and love.
Since releasing her first singles in 2010 iBrina has been performing in Jamaica, Europe and Africa. iBrina’s Festival performances have included major festivals such as Reggae Geel in Belgium, Rototom Sunsplash in Spain, and the Karibu Music festival in Tanzania.
In April 2012 iBrina released her iconic debut album ‘Under One Sun’ with the aim of putting Roots Reggae Music with a spiritual message back on the world map. ‘Under One Sun’ recorded and produced in Jamaica, features Jamaican legends Toots Hibbert and Sly Dunbar. This album takes you on a musical journey, with the classic sounds of; reggae, nyabinghi drumming and chanting, funky pop rock, dub, African, Latin and Brazilian grooves. Like many classic Jamaican albums embraced by fans of myriad musical genres, ‘Under One Sun’ embraces diverse musical influences, while effortlessly staying firmly rooted in the Reggae tradition. This incredible album delights lovers of music and Reggae worldwide.
In October 2013 iBrina wrote and released the single ‘Seeds of Freedom’ an official campaign song for Dr Vandana Shiva’s global seed freedom environmental movement.
With her songs receiving airplay all over the world, iBrina continued to push boundaries by singing in Swahili - the video for ‘Skiza’ was released in July 2014, followed by the Swahili language EP ‘Reggae Sauti Za Kiswahili’ in September 2014. Airplay in Swahili speaking Africa led to iBrina travelling to Tanzania to perform in 2014, 2015 for Karibu Festival in Bagamoyo and again in 2019.
February 2016 saw the release of the powerhouse single and video for ‘Warrior’ produced by Jamaican Reggae legends Sly & Robbie.
On November 29th 2016 she released her iconic single ‘Warmongerers By Name'. A reggae re-working of an anti-war song written in 1791 by Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns. Soon after that she released a chilling rendition of 'The Slave's Lament'.
In 2022 iBrina released a beautiful single “Be Ready”. This track is about finding the determination to keep going when faced with adversities in life. The song is inspired by iBrina's strength and courage and attitude of determination despite musical and personal challenges she has faced. Be Ready is an inspiring song for anyone who wants to face each day with positivity and determination.
Ibrina was recently included in the special International Women's Day 2023 recognition on Hands Up For Trad inaugural list of Scotlands top 15 women who have contributed to Scotland's music and culture. Seeing Ibrina live is where the full experience is!