In 1998, Ward 21 was formed and named after the psychiatric ward at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston. Its a group of producers and dancehall musicians from Kingston, Jamaica. It had four members originally namely Kunley McCarthy, Mark “Meandawg” Henry, Andre “Suku” Gray, and Ranaldo “Rumblood” Evans. King Jammy mentored them and they acted as selectors for his sound system. They signed to New York label Natural Bridge after leaving Jammy and went on to produce dancehall riddims like “Badda badda”, “Bellyas”, “Da Joint”, and “Volume” as well as hit singles like “Haters” and “Judgement Day”. In 2001, they released their first album, Mentally Disturbed. “Bada Bada” riddim had tracks by Beenie Man, Chuck Fenda, and Elephant Man. The group went on a tour through Europe in 2005 and performed in The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Romania, Italy, Switzerland, and Spain. They appeared at Europe’s biggest reggae festival, Summerjam, and later that year in 2008, Evans left the group. Some of Ward 21’s productions are the Bounty Killer/Wayne Marshall duet “When The Smoke Clears” and Capleton’s “Slew Dem.” Many singles were released mostly on King Jammy’s label and good tracks on compilations. On the reggae label Greensleeves, Ward 21 has released three albums. The band features in 311’s remix of Amber song in Supa Dups Remix. They also appear on Free the Universe, Major Lazer’s second album, on the track “Mashup the Dance.” Their fifth album, Still Disturbed, was released on 22 January 2014, where Konshens and Sean Paul appear. The group traveled to Europe several times to promote the album. The single “Mek It Bunx Up” by DeeWunn and Marcy Chin, was produced by Ward 21’s member, Kunley McCarthy, in February 2017 and received over 25 Million views on Facebook.

Music Releases - Ward 21

X5 Riddim

X5 RIDDIM – RATTLER RECORDS

X5 RIDDIM - RATTLER RECORDS 2002 Tracklist: Capleton - Tek It Off Christopher - If You With Me Danny English & Unknown -…
Arriba Riddim

ARRIBA RIDDIM – JAM 2 PRODUCTION

ARRIBA RIDDIM - JAM 2 PRODUCTION 2004 Tracklist: Bling Dawg - Fi U Tings Chico - I Want Daville - Undelay Determine - High …
Dem Gal Sittin Riddim Ward 21

DEM GAL SITTIN RIDDIM – WARD 21

DEM GAL SITTIN RIDDIM - WARD 21 2008 Riddim Artists Tracklist: Lady saw - go deh go deh Macka diamond - all over me Spice - dun…
Mexican Riddim

MEXICAN RIDDIM – JAMMYS

MEXICAN RIDDIM - JAMMYS 2002 Tracklist: Anthony Cruz - Independent Bascom X And Vybz Kartel - Ok Beenie Man - Ordinary Bounty…
Hard Rock Riddim

HARD ROCK RIDDIM – MISIK MUZIK

HARD ROCK RIDDIM - MISIK MUZIK 2013 Riddim Artists Tracklist: Alozade Ft. Mr. Baddaz - Abaaay Lady Saw - Betta U Gawn Bounty…
Blue Steel Riddim

BLUE STEEL RIDDIM – MAXIMUM SOUND

BLUE STEEL RIDDIM - MAXIMUM SOUND 2004 Tracklist: Anthony B - Got It Going On Bounty Killer - Badman Order Cecile - Which Gal…
Nylon Blend Riddim

NYLON BLEND RIDDIM – WILETUNES

NYLON BLEND RIDDIM - WILETUNES 2013 Riddim Artists Tracklist: Deewunn - Crusher Ward 21 - Bedroom Bubble Mr Lexx - Ben Ova …
when-again-riddim

WHEN AGAIN RIDDIM – WILETUNES

WHEN AGAIN RIDDIM - WILETUNES 2014 Riddim Artists Tracklist: 1. Marcy Chin - When Again 2. Point O - Granny Money 3. Ward 21 - Get And…
Off Key Riddim 2015

OFF KEY RIDDIM – 3IN1 RECORDS

OFF KEY RIDDIM - 3IN1 RECORDS 2015 Riddim Artists Tracklist: David Luther King - Give It To Them Nature - Your Love Senator -…
Riddims World Logo 1 1

HOT 15 RIDDIM – PORTMORE SOCIETY

Hot 15 Riddim - Portmore Society 2010 Riddim Artists Tracklist: 1. Bastik - Rise Me Rise 2. Chris Martin - Anyweh 3. Dohlance - Get Mad 4.…