Clement Campbell a.k.a. Junior Pang, and better as Junior P was born in St.
Andrews Jamaica, July of 1972. His mother would say, jokingly, "My P was born
microphone in his hand." At the age of seven he won his first local talent
the ages of seven and twelve, he worked with several sound systems as a deejay
time selector. The music prodigy had the privilege of working with prestigious
systems as Jack Scorpio, Stone Love, Lee Unlimited and African Star. In 1986
at the age
of twelve, he recorded his first song called "Ninja Bike" for Scorcher
Records. A few
months later he then migrated to the United States continuing his music
attending middle high and high school in Los Angeles, California, Junior P had
chance to do as many as five-school talent shows during one school year.
Photo: Burning Fire Records. Text provided courtesy of Canja Sounds.
While on tours and doing shows, Junior. P performed with high profile
artists/groups such as: B.B.D, Frankie Paul, Big Daddy Cane, and Coolio. These
proved his versatility as a performer and his ability of capturing both the
hip-hop and the
reggae audience. He later concentrated on the West Coast club scene, blowing
up in clubs
like Club Flex, Jamaica House and Kingston 12. Junior P then went on to
album for Capital Records while still performing at various hip hop and reggae
seminars such as: The Gavin in Atlanta, "The How Can I Be Down" in Miami
The National D.J Coalition competition in San Francisco; and most recently he
performed at The Festival at The Lake. Capital Records then released the single
Body Gal" and immediately it rose to the top on DJ's play-list
internationally. The single
even rose to #2 on Choice FM London's play-list. The album "Cockburnpen" was a
mixture of hip-hop and reggae featuring artist like Slim Kid Tre, Pharcyde,
Roger Flames, Tenor Blue, and Frankie Paul. The release of the album followed
higher profile shows, including the prestigious Bob Marley Day Festival in
CA on February of 1996.
In the fall of 1999, Junior P was introduced to Kevin L Brown of CanJa Sounds,
by vocalist Dakeye. At this time, Brown voiced Junior. P and Dakeye on "Keep
Loving Jah." The sessions went so well Junior P went on to voice more tunes
"Love In Mi Heart", "Black Princess" and "Hand Mi Da Fiya." While laying down
tracks, his devotion to the Rastafarian faith was clear and unwavering in
every lyric. The
raw and energetic recordings not only reconfirmed Junior P.'s abilities as an
and songwriter, but also displayed a man on a mission. That mission, put
serve Jah, and tell others of Jah's word through music."