Exco Levi was born Wayne Ford Levy on June 7, 1981 in Clarendon, Jamaica. Singing is in Wayne’s blood as he is the son of a popular and prominent reggae artiste.
Exco’s musical taste includes listening to an appreciating the lyricism and talent of Garnet Silk, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Sizzla Kolonji. Through the work of these artistes he has been able to develop his own unique sound and deep respect for the musical icons who have paved the way.
Wayne’s talents also extend to recording and performing audio engineering tasks in studio. He credits this to his time spent at the Stineam and Triple Platinum Recording studios while living in Jamaica.
Exco Levi quickly took hold of the Canadian reggae music scene after making Canada his new home in 2005. His strong song writing skills complements his lyrical prowess and delivery. He continues to show his range and musical intellect through songs like the Canadian Anthem, “Oh Canada”, the nostalgic “Sweet Jamaica” and the love ballad “Same Old Words”. His songs have given voice to a nation and helped forge an entirely new genre of music and rhythm that is revolutionary, fiery, scathing, loving and stinging.
His songs are just as potent on his lips as they are on his CDs. Exco’s ability to quickly engage and convince his audience makes him very appealing. This has led to him being in high demand for colorful collaborations. He has worked with top DJs and promoters all over the world. This musical Midas turns anything that he touches to pure gold.
Exco has been signed to NCF Productions since December 2010. He has just released two singles “Mr. Hammer” on the NCF label and “Bleach” on the Penthouse label. Both songs have been receiving lots of airplay by both local and overseas DJs.
Exco is a determined artiste with the technical skills and performance style that is bound to give him more and more recognition. He is on his way to becoming a household name that is synonymous with quality and musical excellence. He is now the one to watch!