The band ARP (Always Ready to Perform), comprising Orville Thomas, Patrick Hylton, Leon Gilbert, Roger Mitchell and Orand Rose-Green, initially performed under the guise of Shades Of Fidelity. They performed in an R&B style over 90s dancehall rhythms and by the mid-90s were lauded by the media as ‘the next big thing’.One of the maddest ragga dancehall groups who came to prominence in the late 90s with hits like The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Rhythm Of The Night, Wickedest Ride with Ricky General. Added to this, ARP were a regular fixture on stage shows across the island, matching the fast rising status of TOK who came out around the same period. The group broke up in 2000. D’aville carried on solo making a name for himself
This ARP anthem was siiiiiick!! Straight from the archives….