About: Natty Nation

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Natty Nation is an American rock and reggae band from Madison, Wisconsin. Founded in 1995, as of April 20, 2017, the lineup included Demetrius "Jah Boogie" Wainwright (bass, vocals), Aaron Konkol AKA Eyes of Moses (backup vocals, keyboard, melodica), Anthony Paul Willis (drums), & Nick Czarnecki (guitar). The group has released several studio albums since their 1996 debut The Journey Has Just Begun..., in 2010 Isthmus (newspaper) named their 1998 release Earth Citizen one of the "top 25 Madison pop albums of all time," writing that "Natty Nation's mix of roots reggae and hard rock proved unique and gained a following that remains today," and their 2016 release, Divine Spark debuted at #3 on the Billboard (magazine) Reggae Chart.

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  • Natty Nation is an American rock and reggae band from Madison, Wisconsin. Founded in 1995, as of April 20, 2017, the lineup included Demetrius "Jah Boogie" Wainwright (bass, vocals), Aaron Konkol AKA Eyes of Moses (backup vocals, keyboard, melodica), Anthony Paul Willis (drums), & Nick Czarnecki (guitar). The group has released several studio albums since their 1996 debut The Journey Has Just Begun..., in 2010 Isthmus (newspaper) named their 1998 release Earth Citizen one of the "top 25 Madison pop albums of all time," writing that "Natty Nation's mix of roots reggae and hard rock proved unique and gained a following that remains today," and their 2016 release, Divine Spark debuted at #3 on the Billboard (magazine) Reggae Chart. The band has released several live albums on their independent label iNatty Records. They have also toured regularly in the United States, performing at festivals such as SXSW, Summerfest, CMJ Music Marathon, and Freakfest, and also touring throughout the Middle East and Africa in 2008, and Japan and the Marshall Islands in 2009. On 13 October 2019 Natty Nation was inducted into the Madison Area Music Association Hall of Fame, and as of 2019 the group had won thirty one Madison Area Music Association Awards (MAMAs), including Performer of the Year in 2009. Natty Nation's song "Cool & Proper" was named Broadjam's international song of the month in 2009, The group won the Wisconsin Area Music Industry Award (WAMI) for Reggae Artist of the Year. Natty Nation was voted "Madison's Favorite Dance Band" in the 2016 Isthmus' Newspaper's readers poll. (en)
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  • 1995-01-01 (xsd:gYear)
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  • Demetrius "Jah Boogie" Wainwright, Aaron "Eyes of Moses" Konkol, Anthony Paul "Dr. Bric-Da-Brac" Willis, Nick Czarnecki (en)
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  • iNatty Records , Laughing Cat, Fish-Eye (en)
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  • Natty Nation (en)
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  • Jeffrey "J-Maxx" Maxwell, Peter "Ras Kickit" Johnston, Steven "Cup O Tea" Cadle, Ras Joseph "Fuzzy" Mayeur, Al Jewer, Stefan "Ras Trues" Truesdell, Don Rembert, Aaron Sleator, Nickolas Moran, Paul Renke, Tyson Klobles, Jason Himebauch, Mario Dawson, Biff Blumfumgagnge, David Wake, Urban Empress, Dan "Spiffy" Neuman, Luke Polipnick, Phillip "PJ" Hill, Jr., Louka Patenaude, Francisco Savage-Martinez, Mark Grundhoefer, Mike Daum, Eric Kummer, Harjinder Singh, Shonn Hinton, Richard Hildner, Olen Franklin, Chris Di Bernardo, Dave "Captain Smooth" Randall (en)
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  • –July 2006; June 2007-present (en)
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  • Natty Nation is an American rock and reggae band from Madison, Wisconsin. Founded in 1995, as of April 20, 2017, the lineup included Demetrius "Jah Boogie" Wainwright (bass, vocals), Aaron Konkol AKA Eyes of Moses (backup vocals, keyboard, melodica), Anthony Paul Willis (drums), & Nick Czarnecki (guitar). The group has released several studio albums since their 1996 debut The Journey Has Just Begun..., in 2010 Isthmus (newspaper) named their 1998 release Earth Citizen one of the "top 25 Madison pop albums of all time," writing that "Natty Nation's mix of roots reggae and hard rock proved unique and gained a following that remains today," and their 2016 release, Divine Spark debuted at #3 on the Billboard (magazine) Reggae Chart. (en)
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