Australia, Tuesday 11 December 2023 – R4A Music, Australia’s newest record label, proudly announces the signing of two distinguished Solomon Islands artists, Jethro and Ell, marking a significant leap in the label’s commitment to global musical diversity.
About R4A Music
R4A Music, founded in 2020, is a revolutionary record label based on the Gold Coast, Australia, committed to breaking industry barriers and fostering an artist-centric environment. The label provides a comprehensive suite of services to its diverse roster, empowering artists to take control of their careers while creating a warm and supportive space for growth.
Jethro: A Musical Journey Across the Pacific R4A Music welcomes Jethro, a seasoned singer/songwriter from the enchanting Solomon Islands, to its eclectic roster. With a musical journey spanning nearly a decade, Jethro has mesmerized audiences across the Pacific with his soulful resonance and a unique blend of traditional island rhythms and contemporary beats.
Born with a passion for storytelling through song, Jethro has carved his name among the musical elite of the Pacific. His versatility in navigating various genres while staying true to his Solomon Islands roots sets him apart as a true musical force. Collaborating with industry heavyweights such as Jaro Local, Sean Rii, and Jahboy, Jethro has proven himself not only as a solo artist but also as a sought-after collaborator. R4A Music, founded in 2020 on the picturesque Gold Coast, is known for breaking traditional industry barriers. Drew, the visionary founder, believes in empowering artists and creating a warm, safe environment for them to learn about the music industry while releasing their own music.
The label focuses on signing artists who have faced setbacks or hardships, fostering an environment of support and growth. Jethro’s signing marks a significant milestone for both the artist and the label. As the Solomon Islands’ musical luminary gears up for the release of his debut album in 2024, the collaboration promises to be a powerful union of artistry and vision. Jethro’s music, a celebration of culture, love, and the shared human experience, aligns seamlessly with R4A Music’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive musical landscape.
Ell (Loretta Taika): A Powerful Voice for Change In tandem with Jethro’s signing, R4A Music proudly introduces Ell, a seasoned singer and songwriter also hailing from the Solomon Islands. With a musical journey spanning over 15 years, Ell has emerged as one of the very few Pacific female musicians making waves both locally and internationally. Her voice effortlessly navigates through the rhythms of reggae, island reggae, blues, and jazz, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the Solomon Islands. Beyond her musical prowess, Ell is a passionate advocate for women’s rights, using her artistry to address issues close to her heart.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ell to the R4A Music family,” said Drew, Founder of R4A Music.
“Her unique blend of genres and powerful advocacy for women’s rights align perfectly with our vision. We believe in empowering artists and providing them with the tools and support they need to thrive in the industry.”
R4A Music is not just a record label; it’s a one-stop hub for artists, offering services such as songwriting, audio production, remix production, digital and physical distribution, music video and visual productions, music publishing, and music marketing and PR. Artists under R4A Music are encouraged to actively participate in the day-to-day operations, fostering an environment of collaboration and continuous learning. Anticipation is building for Ell’s debut album, set to release in 2024, marking a significant milestone in her illustrious career.
As she joins forces with R4A Music, Ell invites listeners into a world where music is not just an art form but a force for change and empowerment.
Stay tuned as Jethro and Ell, under the dynamic and artist-centric umbrella of R4A Music, embark on an exciting journey together, transcending borders with soul-stirring vocals and a musical narrative that transcends time and place. The Pacific music scene is about to witness a fusion of talent and innovation that promises to captivate audiences worldwide. For press inquiries, please contact:
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