By Kimberly Bernard
Elly Ess, real name Lester Hoosong, is a reggae/Hip Hop artiste of the ‘Rock Star’ label that hails from Newark, New Jersey. Though born in New York, Elly Ess was raised in Clarendon, Jamaica but moved back to the States to continue his musical journey. His musical background stems from a mixture of Hip-Hop/R&B and most of all Reggae/Dancehall.
Elly Ess has been on the dancehall scene for some time now along with brother and producer, Supah Shane. Elly Ess has played a part in producing such riddims as the "Onward Riddim" which features world-renowned reggae artistes, Capleton and Richie Spice. They also created the "Gangsta Gangsta" riddim which features some of the biggest names in dancehall music including Mavado, Aidonia, Munga and Vybz Kartel among others.
With the recently dropped single, "Bad Boys", a remake of the 1987 hit, featuring Diplomats CEO, Jim Jones and recently dubbed DJ of The Year, Vybz Kartel.
Fans can expect a lot more from this young talented deejay/producer for 09.