No Limit When It Comes To Him Bearing The Fruits Of His Musical Labor.
Autarchii (Born Jermaine Joseph) is a fiery 24 year old Roots Recording artist who comes from Portmore, Jamaica. Being the son of Veteran Recording Artist Donovan Joseph and cousin to the crown prince of Reggae Dennis Brown, it seems almost destined for him to carry the torch of righteousness towards the next generation. The former Kingston College student filled with witty insight and positive aggression. He has had the pleasure to be a mentee of the late legendary Wayne ‘Sleng Teng’ Smith, who taught him many ins and outs of the music Industry at a tender age. The name Autarchii is a depiction of “autarchy,” which means absolute rule or power. It was officially placed on him by his cousin, who believed that his revolutionary approach to the music would make him inextinguishable.
2017 saw Autarchii releasing his debut album entitled ‘Land of the Free. Reggae Vibes Magazine, a Netherlands based Magazine said “listening to Autarchii’s first full-fledged album is a mind-blowing experience”. The prowess of this ever-growing artist led him to open the Power of Reggae concert series in New York for Horace Andy before he moved on to open for Inner Circle and Sanchez at the Montreal Reggae Festival in August 2017. He was also a key vocalist on the ‘Roots and Reality’ EP. “Shashamane Living” with Fari Difuture. Roots and Reality EP debuted at number 2 on the charts in Japan.
While on a 2-week promotional tour of Canada to promote his debut album, Autarchii received an award from Reggae Xclusive Magazine, acknowledging him as the “New Voice in Reggae”. His determination allows him to feel as if the sky is just the ground and that there is no limit when it comes to him bearing the fruits of his musical labor.