Peter Miles

Peter Miles

Peter Miles' career as an African dancehall artist started in 1994 when he was just 14 years old. Over the years he has worked with artists like, General Levy of the incredible fame from London, 2face from Nigeria, Swahili nation, Soul singer Jaqee based in Sweden, East African bashement crew and many more.

Peter Miles now records in his home based "ROAD BLOCK"studio in Entebbe (Uganda), and the Ogopa DJs based in Nairobi (Kenya). He writes his own music and produces. His music is a blend of Ragga/reggae with a local African feel, which includes local languages like Luganda, Swahili mixed with English, which he calls African reggae dancehall.

Peter Miles has shared stage with many acclaimed stars like R. Kelly, Wyclef Jean (at the Zain Launch in Uganda), T.O.K. (at his concert in Uganda) Buju Banton, Kevin Little, Brick and Lace, Assasin, Elephant man at the Silk sreet jam in Uganda, and many more.

He has performed in various cities around Africa and Europe and the U.S.A. including Nairobi, Mombasa, Dar-es-salaam, South Africa, Berlin, and London.

2005 February 22nd MTV launched the first pan-African music channel 'MTV Base Africa'. Peter Miles is one of the pioneer artists in Africa selected to feature on the channel right from the start and was selected to perform at the channel’s launch in Uganda. In the same year his track "Owange" featured as the title track on an international African reggae compilation by a German based record company called Outhere records.

Miles has won various awards in Africa including:
Best Ragga artist/group PAM AWARDS for 2 years (UGANDA)
Best Ragga dancehall video Channel O awards (SOUTH AFRICA)
Best dancehall video Kisima awards (KENYA)
On the 7th June 2007, Peter Miles was the only artist from East and central
Africa selected to perform at the anti G8 summit concert code named the"P8
concert” in Rostock"Germany"alongside other big European bands like
U2, Bono, Youssou N'dour, Bob Geldof, Seed, and many more, his performance act was
one of the few that were selected to air on Germany's biggest TV station ARD at prime time.

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