Trend setter, entertainer and lyrically-solid are just some of the words used to describe this dynamic exponent of the arts.
The name Heartafiya personifies a burning passion for music. Originating from the island of Barbados. “Heartafiya” is on a mission to inspire positivity, love, and justice through Reggae & other genres of Music. In a country where soca music reigns, Heartafiya started his unique journey with the worldwide digital release of his debut album ‘Reggae Vibes’. The compilation exhibits the singer-songwriter’s diverse talent. Featuring conscious, lover’s rock, and dancehaClose overlayll selections. Having appeared on some of the Caribbean’s major outlets on television and hit radio stations across the Caribbean, and having performed on Major Reggae festivals throughout the Caribbean & Music award shows. Heratafiya who penned for major artist such as Yandel of Sony Records, Also Opened & shared the stage with many major Artist such as, Beres Hammond, Jah Cure, Buju Banton, Capleton, Coco Tea, Damian Marley, Kymani Marley & more.
Heartafiya is set to expand his music. A move signified by the crossover appeal of his releases, ahead of an anticipated sophomore project. He has toured extensively in Barbados & the Caribbean as well as parts of Europe and the United States, just after releasing his first major work produced by RFM Music Inc in 2014. In 2015, The Heat Magazine listed Heartafiya as part of a great ongoing “Reggae” movement happening in Barbados and the rest of the world, Bring forward the genre of roots reggae. Heartafiya’s conscious tone is still clear in the late 2015 reggae/hip-hop fusion single ‘Battlefield’. Followed up by the 2016 release of his dancehall collaboration, ‘Lucky 7’which features international talent. As his music begins to make waves, Heartafiya is poised to make his mark on the international scene. Opening The year 2016 with nothing but positive energy, Barbados Music Awards one of the Caribbean Major Award shows features Heartafiya & he also was nominated as "Reggae Artist" of the year.
Early 2017 Heartafiya released a Mixtape entitled Rise & Blaze Grass Features 10 songs for download, He features a Spanish/English collaboration "Make up your mind" which is one of the singles from the mixtape.