On the left is Rikroot while on the right in Konshens.
Konshens whose real name is Garfield Spence is a Jamaican dancehall recording artist. Garfield Delano Spence a.k.a. Konshens was born on January 11, 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica he proudly calls Kingston Sherlock and say “sherlock di world lock”. His name is pronounced “conscience”. Some of Konshens hits include “Winner”, “Rasta Impostor”, “This Means Money”, “Good Girl Gone Bad”, “Gal Dem A Talk”, “Realest Song”, “Represent”, “Do Sumn”, “SUMN DEH”, “Forward”, “Gal a bubble” and “Bruk Off”. Konshens 2005 single “Pon Di Corner” was a major hit in Japan, and led to a month-long tour of the country and a Japan-only album release. He made a guest appearance on Tarrus Riley’s Contagious album, deejaying (singing) on “Good Girl Gone Bad”, which was also released as a single. Konshens has a large fanbase in Guyana and Europe, where his “Gal Dem Talk” single was a major hit, and he performed at Guyana’s National Stadium in May 2011. Konshens album, Real Talk, was released by Japanese label Koyashi in 2010. A second album was also announced to be released in Jamaica on Tad Dawkins’ Tad’s International label. Konshens also launched his own Subkonshus label in 2010. In 2012, he released his second album Mental Maintenance. In March 2014, he became an official brand ambassador for Pepsi. His genres include Dancehall, Soca music, Reggae, Reggaeton and Pop. Konshens is a Deejay, singer, record producer, businessman. In 2016 Konshens’ brother Delus who was signed to his Subkonshus music label committed suicide. Konshens also has another brother who is an artist by the name of Rikroot. Konshens is known for his party, dancing, sexual explicit and raunchy dancehall songs.
Rikroot sometimes misspelt Rickroot but pronounced “recruit” whose real name is Garvin Spence is Caribbean artist from Sherlock Crescent in Kingston, Jamaica and currently based out of New Jersey, as a vocalist and song writer. His music can be seen on Tempo Network Television. Some of his song appeared on the Cross Caribbean Countdown. Rikroot`s record lable is called Palm Tree Flow Records. His genres include Dancehall, Pop and Reggae. Rikroot is the younger brother of Dancehall singers Konshens and Delus. Rikroot (a variation of “Recruit” a nickname he received in the military) began writing, penning song lyrics infused with stories of everyday life. During his last year of high school, Rikroot started taking music seriously. In 2005 Rikroot recorded his first single “Get That Weed” followed by “Don’t Worry” “Bonnie and Clyde” “Galang Gal” and Real Badman”. From that point forward, Rikroot realized music was more than just a hobby but a serious passion. Rikroot emerged on the entertainment scene and has been steadily making his mark through his performances. To date, he has opened for top billing artists such as Serani, Spragga Benz, I-Octane and has performed as a solo act on “Rock with Squeeze” at SOB’s in Manhattan and “Africa Meets Jamaica” at De Island Breeze in New Jersey. Although Rikroot is based out of the US he travels frequently to Jamaica to work with local producers as well as connecting with producers worldwide such as French producers Daddy and Hyper from D&H Productions, Konvict Yard Music, Shango Productions, Subkonshus Music, STP Productions, FreshlyNew Productions,Palm Tree Flow Records LLC and LMR Productions. Rikroot`s general manager is Nigel Angus. Rikroot major influence in his music is Dennis Brown. Rikroot also spends alot of time in New York which is close to New Jersey. Some of his other known songs include “Fraid Ah Dem”, “Sweat”, “Little One”, “Daylight”, “Party Buck” with K-Starr, “One Life” ( Razz Attack Riddim with his brother Delus).