Christopher Alanzo Hart was born on December 11, 1982 in St. Mary, Jamaica. Raised in Enfield on Jamaica’s northwest coast, the songwriter, vocalist and producer began to discover his passion for music at an early age. Now residing in Jamaica’s capital city of Kingston, Hart has made several connections in the global music industry, which keeps his schedule packed with projects and collaborations.
As a young man growing up between Enfield and Kingston, Hart took notice of Jamaica’s influential music genres when he would listen to a local sound system playing music so loudly the entire valley could hear. Listening from a distance, Hart began to realize his desire to become an entertainer through his connection to the sounds. From there, he began to focus on his songwriting skills and pursuing a career in music. This memory is something Hart has become outspoken about, as an observation of Jamaica’s intricate sound system culture and its influence on many of Jamaica’s artistes, case in point, himself.
With steady determination, Hart began networking where he would eventually reconnect with his uncle – Gadaffi Hart – a renowned music producer on the island. This reunion opened several doors for a young Hart, which gave him the opportunities he needed to really showcase his songwriting skills. Continuously working in music since 1999, Hart went on to produce several high-profile R&B records. In addition, Hart’s extensive songwriting credits can be found on the work he’s done for Annex Records, working with artists such as Capleton and Sizzla. Hart has also traveled all over the world as after touring as a sound engineer with Gyptian and Third World Band.
Hart is also credited as a producer on “Genesis” and “Summer Rise” for Black Arrow Records, which have become classic records for reggae and dancehall fans. In addition, he is credited on another “Genesis” record, performed by reggae singer Lutan Fyah. With his sincere knowledge of reggae and dancehall’s rapidly evolving landscape, Hart has continues to work as a top producer. He is currently working with Ryan Dillon from VP Records and Dread Head Sound.
Hart’s overall mission is represented through his company Green Island Media. Known by fans as Green Island Media, Hart continues to perform for fans all over the world. His vision is to make music that is timeless, sounds that fans can enjoy for years to come. While Hart boasts credits in several genres, one of his goals is to give back to the youth in Jamaica, by educating them on the foundation of reggae music. “One of our goals is to help the youths to learn more about music and set an example with authentic reggae music, in order to maintain the legacy.” Green Island media continues to share Jamaica’s reggae and dancehall culture, while emphasizing their impetus to enrich the lives of Jamaica’s youth through music.