Rocker-T. was an integral part of the formation of the downtown New York City Ska scene and is one of the founding elements of the New York City Dancehall/Ragga Hip Hop scene. He has performed alongside and worked with artists such as KRS-One, Glen Adams, Rita Marley, Yellowman, Burning Spear, Super Cat, Aswad,Shinehead Maxi Priest, Half Pint, Sugar Minott, Jamalski and a multitude of others. Besides having a unique form of chanting and singing called "sing-jay", Rocker-T. plays the guitar, melodica, niyahbinghi drum, bass guitar and some keyboards. He writes his own lyrics and music, programs drum machines and samplers, and is an up and coming producer. He was born, raised, and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York and sometimes in Madison, Wisconsin, San Francisco, California and Amsterdam.
Rocker-T. formed the band Skadanks in 1986. Soon thereafter, he began toasting for Rob Kenner's BBC2 Sound System at Mars Bar, Wild Pitch, and the Wetlands as well as many other venues in New York City. He gained notoriety toasting with internationally famous DJ Puppy Ranks for Eruption Hi Power and TNT Boys & Girls in Flatbush, Brooklyn and at the Reggae Lounge (aka The Island Club) in Manhattan. In the early 1990s, he started dee-jaying and selecting on his own sound system, Jah Warrior Shelter High-Fidelity, at the now famous Lion's Den and other tri-state venues.
Recently, Rocker-T. has been performing in the U.S. and abroad with the Cannabis Cup Band, Version City Rockers, Stubborn All-Stars, Positive Sound Massive, and his I.R.T. Band. As a solo artist, Rocker-T. is currently working on album projects for PSM Recordings with Stand Out Selector, Stubborn Records with Victor Rice, and also Capo Records with Glen Adams.
Rocker-T. is an innovator whose conviction to love and truth has kept him from selling out, yet secures his progress as well as maintaining a reputation with the people. Rocker-T. is an asset to any festival, dancehall, club venue, stageshow or rodeo.