Dr Sley Band
Dr. Sley was born in Buea, a city located at the foot of Buea Mountain found in the Republic Of Cameroon. In regard to family birth order, he was the fifth child of a Christian family of seven children. After his primary education in Government School Bonduma Bokoko, Dr. Sley joined a prestigious acapella group known as the Angelic Brothers at the age of 18years. They were very famous as they performed in all neighboring schools during social event and also in occasions around town. Dr. Sley also loved singing to orphanages and he carried his group along. Dr. Sley experienced how music can add meaning to deceased minds and to a community. It was forthat reason Dr. Sley decided that he wanted to become a great artist. As he started working very hard toward his vision, his family became the wind that was blowing on his back unlike other African parents. Astime wore on, the first recording studio was built in his town, M1Studio. He managed to record some demo tracks and became popular as the next solo artist to become every house whole name. He performed in many places and his family gave him the full support for him to realize his dream. His father paid the money for him to complete the recording of his first album 2006 which was never released. He later formed a music group called Da M Thugs, which became so popular in the English part of Cameroon. Da M Thugs released an album called Street Revolution produced by Street Thugs Studio.
Dr Sley, who died at the age of 2 years and wake up from dead after many hours, knew there is something special about him having a second life. So he started searching for the truth about life. He travel to Nigeria and lived as a street child just to know what it feels to be without shelter, without food, without water. Lagos was a perfect place for him but he found nothing but love in the city feared by almost all. His experience in Nigeria gave him a unique inspiration. Came back to his home town after 2 years and the songs he recorded and messages in the songs where unique and soul touching and his friends and fans gave him the title Doctor so King-Sley became Dr. Sley. Dr Sley who has proved to be a Pan - Africanist uses Reggae and Soul genre to pass his messages. In 2012 he formed a Band Dr Sley & The Green Soljas and they have had a great achievement.
Dr Sley & The Green Soljas has inspired so many other Cameroonians and people around the world. They have released hit singles like "Victim of love", "Teach Me How To Love", “Ghetto Queen”, "Down by the river side". Dr Sley & The Green Soljas has won many awards and gain recognition home and abroad. Dr Sley took Best male artist and best Video at Cameroon Urban Music Award Cameroon, 2011, Best Male and Best Reggae Artist Cameroon Entertainment Award USA, 2012, Highest Voted Video at FAIRPLAY 2012 Anti-Corruption Music Competition Organized by JMI and sponsored by World Bank, Best Activist Anthem at Honesty OSCAR Award 2014, Board of director at Dreams Made Real INC,USA.
2015, Dr Sley & The Green Soljas released their first ALBUM Welcome To Hope and they had their first Europe Tour passing the message of Love, Peace and Unity. They went to 3 countries Germany, Austria and Spain making History for their Nation. Some of the festivals they performed where AFRIKA FESTIVAL Tübingen /Germany, CAFÉ FAUST - Stuttgart / Germany, AFRIKA TAGE – Vienna / Austria, TROPEN TANGO, Lorch-Wollmerschied, AFRIKA TAGE – Düsseldorf / Germany, ROTOTOM SUNSPLASH - Spain.
Dr Sley’s tracks