Snatcha Lion speaks on superstar brothers influence on his music
Snatcha Lion speaks music journey
and the influence of bigger brothers
Pliers, Spanner Banner & Richie Spice
Snatcha Lion presses forward in pursuit of reaching accolades of his older brothers Richie Spice, Spanner Banner & Pliers. The cultural singer has stepped it up a notch in 2021 with numerous recordings for notable producers.
Glenroy Bonner aka Snatcha Lion, was born in Rock Hall St. Andrew. He is a chip off the musical Bonner Brothers’ musical block which includes ‘Richie Spice’, ‘Spanner Banner’ and Pliers of the legendary musical duo, Chaka Demus and Pliers, all stalwarts in the Jamaican Reggae Music industry.
Snatcha began to showcase his musical talent at an early age as he competed and was placed on top in a host of local talent competitions. These early successes inspired him to enter the Jamaican Tastee Talent Contest, synonymous with showcasing a number of Jamaica’s musical talents. His performance at Tastee’s landed him a contract to perform on seven shows across the island with Desnoes and Geddes.
Snatcha’s first single titled ‘African Woman’ was released in 1997 received favorable airplay on many local radio stations including ‘Irie FM’. Later that year he did a combination with his older brother Richie Spice titled ‘Livin ain’t Easy’ which secured the number one spot on the RJR Reggae charts for an impressive two weeks. This gave him the rise to perform extensively locally with ‘Richie Spice.
Snatcha promises to deliver brilliant thought provoking music to reggae music fans globally and remain as timeless as his inspiration and mentor ‘Bob Marley’. He also aims to educate the people of Jamaica with his endearing lyrics and perform ‘Jah’s Righteous Works’ to the fullest as the sky is the limit.
In addition to "You Rule" done for Reggae Vibes Music on the Rock All Riddim, Snatcha Lion is also pushing recent singles such as "Concrete Jungle" remix with Louis Culture, produced by UTH Music Ja. Also, "This Reggae Music" done for Echo One Productions..
Reggae Vibes Music is a record label with offices in Atlanta, New York and Kingston. It has several productions in the Reggae and Dancehall genre that have been received well and featured on radio stations all over the world including Sirius XM, BBC Radio, and major stations worldwide. It has produced tracks from Internationally acclaimed artists such as Jah Cure, Anthony B, Turbulence, Sizzla Kalonji, Lutan Fyah, Mr. Vegas, Charlie Clips, Samini, Jahvillani, to name a few.