A creator that merges tempos, beats, and complementary instruments to communicate diverse moods to music hungry listeners, Nicholas (Nykka) Collins a Reggae/Dancehall artiste. Born on October 11, 1996 in Frazer’s Content St. Catherine otherwise called Redpond, a small, tough community on the outskirts of Spanish Town in Jamaica has finally emerged.
As one of the exceptional talent from this community’s musical dynasty of artistes such as Skillibeng, Junior Kelly, and Diana King, Nykka as he is affectionately known; can easily be characterized as a community new generational genius with his multifaceted musically inclined abilities, from an observant/self-taught deejay on the turn-table, to making beats then mastering sound engineering within Thirteen years he has developed to an impressive recording artiste. Under the tutelage of Alvin Wallen a.k.a Smashing who initially invested in harnessing this clearly potentially great then un-developed talent which gave birth to the Smashing Muzikk Entertainment movement.
“6ix Fi A 9ine”, is a line from one of Nykka’s motivational songs which he performed to appreciative schools and churches. Also “Nuh More,” produced by Royale boss music and “Intoxicated Love” out on the Riddim To Dem Entertainment Records label. The project engineering is the brainchild of Nykka and he also does the mastering.
Nykka is now in the finishing stages of releasing his Reggae album on an international record label “Idubs Music”. It will be made available to the media, radio dis-jocks, fans and all other interested groups or entities through digital downloads and limited promotional CDs, T-shirts, posters, and a local in the streets promotional campaign in the near future at a date to be finalized by the management team. By the end of August, Nykka should be at Gambia, Africa on a promotional tour.
Focused, determine, ready, confident Nykka is forward-thinking; drawing his inspiration from life’s challenges faced by those in his surroundings and personal experiences. The universe is there to be discovered and new territories to be conquered, every moment, second, hour, day and years to come. The musical mission is the only agenda with an intention to influence and inspire youths of his generation of the possibilities self-determination, willpower, and hard work can do for a positively determined individual.