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Zacheous Jackson was born in London. He is of Jamaican Heritage and hails from the Jackson family of Negril, RED GROUND Jamaica, Westmoreland, a family that have links all over the island including the JACKSON FAMILY from ORANGE HILL in Negril, Hanover, Sheffield, Waterworks, Madras, Darliston, Kingston, the UK and the USA.

Zacheous was just 15-years old when his mother took him home to Jamaica to get to know his heritage and his country and spend time with his family in Kingston, Darliston, Mobay and the beautiful Negril, Red Ground area home to powdery white beaches and warm seas. And it was here he discovered the Reggae music, which is the heartbeat of the island. "Due to my heritage", Jamaica has been instrumental in my upbringing and consciousness the Reggae music eena mi blood. and did did deh before mi born and I get back home to Jamaica on a regular movement when I can. Influenced by Jamaican greats, Peter ‘Stepping Razor’ Tosh, Don Carlos, Jacob Miller, Cornel Campbell, Hugh Mundell, Madoo, Horace Andy, Barry Brown, Lacksley Castell, Michael Rose, Ini Komozi. Zacheous spent a lot of time around his big brother a native of Kingston, in Harbour View and with cousins in the hills of Darliston (Westmoreland in the country. Zacheous reached the top 20 charts in Italy with DJ Gusma T's radio broadcast with the track 'The Conspiracy' (the b side to Garvey Garvey) holding steady at position 16 beating out (at the time) big name artist's. His works have taken him to perform in places such as Poland, Spain and Turkey so far. Zacheous has been writing lyrics for and fronting a couple of Reggae bands and to date Zacheous has written and voiced over 62 songs. His works tracks from the new album have been featured on Sista Irie's Conscious Party (USA). Zacheous was featured on a 10inch release with a new version of his song 'Walk Good' His single 'Will My People Ever' a track off his forthcoming debut album was released on itunes July last year.  His debut album 'The Truth Shall Be Told’ which was produced by Red Ground Jamaica Music and Rumble Rock Recordz, mixed by King Jimmy out of Hawaii and was subsequently released on the Rumble Rock Recordz label December 2010 on itunes. And will shortly be available on other download mediums and in different formats ie CD and vinyl There is currently another brand new track by Zacheous Jackson called ‘Israelites Arise‘which is getting rave reviews and was released on a compilation album along with other artist’s singing on the same riddim. Zacheous is most known for his hit ‘I Sit and I Pray’, one of his first recordings which was produced by Red Ground Jamaica Music (the riddim was made by King Sammy a producer from the UK and the extra keyboard overdub parts and effects were added by Zacheous).

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