Highlanda continually strives to create innovative forms of expression & provide high quality entertainment to a world wide audience, while maintaining a deep Caribbean foundation. Their energetic style of playing music has proven addictive to hardcore dancehall fans and lovers of all musical genres.
Founded by selectors/DJs SuperPEC, Crisis Don, and Kahlil Wonda, Highlanda Sound System debuted on the Atlanta nightclub scene in early 1999 after being discovered by Presise Halley, CEO of the Atlanta based marketing company, Presise.biz (formerly Extreme Media and Waxfactor Entertainment).
Highlanda’s versatility, technical skills, and interactive style quickly gained the attention of their audiences, local promoters, and club owners. During its first two years, Highlanda Sound exploded in terms of popularity by keeping its rapidly growing fan base completely satisfied and thoroughly entertained. By 2001 Highlanda Sound proudly donned the title of Atlanta’s premier mainstream choice for Dancehall & Reggae Disc-jockeys. That same year Highlanda’s web presence, now http://www.highlanda.net, won the Atlanta Caribbean Award for Best Website.
Over the next few years Highlanda made featured appearances in over 150 venues in its home state of Georgia. During this time period Highlanda also played all over the USA, and internationally with appearances in the Caribbean, and as far as Japan. The Sound has performed alongside some of the biggest DJs and artists in the music business: Renaissance Disco, Stone Love, Massive B, David Rodigan, DJ Enuff, DJ Drama, Frank Ski, Beenie Man, Junior Reid, T.O.K, Tanto Metro and Devonte, Sean Paul, and many more.
After a three-year hiatus Highlanda made a triumphant return to the Atlanta dancehall scene with a renewed energy in 2009 earning a nomination for Top Reggae DJ by DaReggaeScene.com.
Now as hosts of the syndicated Dancehall Now and Reggae Vault Classics radio shows which stream live on Daflavaradio.com each Tuesday and Wednesday from 6pm to 9pm (EST), Highlanda continues to gain fans on a stated mission to entertain and promote reggae worldwide.
“Reggae music is all-encompassing, and we don’t intend to deprive anyone of this art form.”