Bio

About Scepta

As he continues on the musical path of greatness with a new name, SCEPTA (pronounced septa), is humbled by years of his experience, yet charged with sharing the knowledge he has gained. All praises due to the most high Jah Rastafari, revealed in the personality of his Majesty Emperor Hail Selassie 1st, King of Kings, Lord of Lord, and the Conquering Lion of Tribe of Judah.

He started his musical career in New York, Where his parents migrated to when he was a teen. In those days he was known as Ziggy Rankin. He co-owned Culture Roots International Sound System, even got the opportunity to DJ on Jack Ruby Sound. He appeared at various venues including: Summer Reggae Culturama, Jam Fest. Performed in places like Jamaica, Grenada, and Canada. Toured with Soul Jahs Band, doing the college circuits in the USA. Grace the stage with artists such as , Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowatt, Yellowman, Brigadier Jerry, Luciano just to name a few.

Scepta has created a body of worked namely CD/Album APPEALING THOUGHTS where Basil Gayle added his strength to the project with his collaboration on Give Thanks. Audience can also see the two artists in collaboration on the Mount Zion Street track featured on the Twelve Tribes Of Israel cd, SHINE YOUR LIGHT. Scepta was a top ten finalist in the Festival Song Competition in Jamaica W.I. 2015, where he performed in various venues in different parishes. Fast forward he dropped a 5 track EP titled, TELL YUH BOUT YAAD in 2020 with great reviews. In 2021 the single, RUDEBOYS with Derrick Barnett who is responsible for the instrumentation and Lamar Reynolds who is the audio engineer on this track. Since then Scepta has made it a point to come out with audio and visuals. Along with the song Rudeboys is the lyric video and official video released that same year. NAH SELL OUT was the next single for 2022, WE MUST REMEMBER released in August 2022 and currently MIND CONTROL, Scepta ft YaaA Universe with production by Grammy Award winning producer Lamar Reynolds, LMR Pro Production