Maxi Priest is the first British-born singer to graduate from the London reggae sound-system Saxon Studio International, introducing the sound of lovers’ rock to a global audience. Before joining Saxon, Maxi embraced Rastafari and served an apprenticeship with South London sound-system Negus Negast and the legendary Jah Shaka. Maxi has adhered to these principles his entire career by making conscious music of all kinds. While “Easy To Love” is essentially an album of love songs, it closes with a track first recorded by Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus in the 1970’s. Maxi’s version of “None A Jah Jah Children” is strikingly original.
New and long-term fans alike will relish hearing irresistible tributes of enduring affection. Maxi’s been tugging on girls’ heartstrings ever since the mid-80’s, when he dominated the UK reggae charts with hits like “Should I” and “Strollin’ On.” Now, with over 15 million albums sold worldwide, he is the most successful solo act in British reggae history and has earned the respect of fellow artists from all over the world.