Internationally Renowned For His Hair-Trigger Wordplay
Internationally renowned for his hair-trigger wordplay and easy fusion of politically conscious lyrics and bass-driven hooks, ghetto – born Jamaican reggae superstar Nardo Ranks is credited as one of the first dance-hall artist to crossover in the U.S.A mainstream. His smash hit single Burrup produced by C. ”Sologie” Hamilton on the Profile Records label (now Arista Records) features the unrivaled and unmistakable rhythm duo of Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare.
After reaching the Top 10 charts in the U.S.A, Jamaica, Japan, Puerto Rico and some parts of Europe with Burrup, Ranks followed up with the hit single Rikers Island (a duet with Cocoa Tea), True Story, and the number one hit Them A Bleach produced by Sly and Robbie on their Jamaican-based Taxi Label.
A duel-threat top hit-maker and potent live performer, Ranks has toured the U.S.A, Caribbean, Europe and Asia, sharing the stage with international acclaimed reggae artist’s such as Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Ninja Man, Wayne Wonder, Shaggy and Shaun Paul just to name a few. In 2006 after talking his way on the set of an independent film titled Jump Off, he
After being convinced Simmons wrote a part in the script for Nardo Ranks and their began his new found passion called acting. In 2015 an opportunity was presented and he was cast in the hit gangster thriller Jamaican Mafia he also will be starring in a new movie Artifice Loose Fellowship And Partners set to be released in April 2016.