Don Yute


Don Yute - The Golden Child

Jason Williams, AKA Don Yute is music's best kept revolutionary.

His versatility and adaptability are appreciated abroad and in his homeland of Jamaica. In the United States, Don Yute has recorded with multi-platinum producer Jermaine Dupri (So So Def Records), recording the RIAA certified gold selling singles "Sexiest" and "Hardcore Wuk" (with Uncle Al) for So So Def Bass All Stars compilation CD.

He has also worked with Remix Masters - DJ Lil'john and Paul Lewis (The Dynamic Duo ), who are famous for Capleton's gold single on Def Jam - "Tour". Don Yute has also recorded singles on VP Record's "Strictly The Best", "Smoke The Herb" and "Fearless".

Don Yute's first single "Murder Me" was released in 1993 for Barry O'Here, which he quickly followed with the successful "Hardcore" and popular "Lovin' Excess", performed with Wayne Wonder. An extraordinary and determined young man who is always in search of the next lyric, his most recent tunes include "Bamboo Deb Yah" featuring Mr. Vegas, "Tug Style", "Beep Me", the explicit "Best P..y", and the monster hit and number 1 song in Sweden in 1999, "Dancehall Crazy".

Don Yute describes his unique Dee Jay style as "Steady Hip Hop base combined with a seductive Dancehall ridim"..... what he calls "Word Hop"!

When it comes to performing, he is driven and focused - he is definitely a hardcore artist. He is not one to limit himself and is known to "ride the ridim" on any music he hears with feeling, passion and appealing originality.

Top flight Reggae producers who have worked with Don Yute include, Donovan Germaine (Buju Banton, Penthouse/Polygram) Mikey Bennet ("Housecall" Shabba Ranks & Maxi Priest), Dave Kelly (Maxi Priest, Terror Fabulous) Bobby Digital (Patra, Shabba Ranks) and Steele & Cleevie (Billy Ocean, Carron Wheeler).

Don Yute has numerous self-produced bit tracks on his own label "Golden Child" alongside his productions of other artists such as Mad Cobra, Beenie Man and Spragga Benz. Don Yute is definitely a new sound with fresh perspective !

His style is all his own and he has a flava that is at the forefront of much of the music revolution today. He is an outstanding artist and a phenomenal talent. Don Yute cannot be classified as a Dancehall rapper, because his free flowing nature on any musical composition speaks for itself. Don Yute's distinctive vocals and unique flow put him in a class all of his own.

Don Yute's "World Hop" will create a niche in the music industry today without question. Don Yute has just completed the CD, "No Parental Guidance" on UB40's Oracabessa Records - distributed by Pinnacle Records.

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