Crutchley, a.k.a Ras Charmer (Ancient chant within natural charm.)
was born in Kingston on the 19th of September (Zebulan), 1977,
at the U.W.I. Hospital and attended Morant Bay, Oberlin and
Kingston Tech. High Schools.
an early age, Ras Charmer started singing at various events
at churches, schools, concerts, etc. and was a member of an
R&B singing group, up until after he left school. It was at
this time when he moved on to become a true Rastafarian. That
is when he began chanting sweet redemption music.
Charmer joined Togetherness Records in 1998 and began his music
career with them, recording many songs such as “Stars”, “Uprising”,
“Togetherness”, “Roots”, “Black Star Liner” and “Woman Be Wise”,
many of which are being played on local radio stations. Included
is a new release that has been creating a buzz on the airwaves,
a song called “Mama”. This, along with the other titles are
all included on “No Mystery”, the debut album of Ras Charmer,
soon be released on Platinum Groove (a subsidiary of Universal
Records) and the Togetherness Labels.
Mystery” is a Roots Rocking album that should be owned by all
reggae enthusiasts, locally or abroad, this album is sure to
inspire young minds in a positive way.