Born Ricardo Raffington in Kingston, Jamaica on November 24, 1980 and widely known by his street name “Survivor Slim” is a reggae dancehall artist, Music entrepreneur and record producer.
Called “Zedanta” on stage by his many fans, he has performed internationally while on tour with Spragga Benz in Japan, Barbados and the United States.
As a promoter Zedanta has staged over 300 shows in the past 15 years, entertaining true reggae fans at Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee and Jacksonville in Florida. Nationally, he brought shows to Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., New York City, Virginia, North and South Carolina and Los Angeles. Ricardo has featured top artists including; Cee Lo Green, Marleys, Sizzla Kalonji, Capelton, Spragga Benz, Yellow Man, Kevin Little, Red Rat, Delly Ranx, Beenie Man, Bushman, Baby Cham, Ghost, Wayne Marshall, Vybz Kartel and Agent Sasco.
Raffington is founder of RSQTHP Music Group and personal manager of future dancehall super-star Xyclone. His “world music” philosophy promotes, “take the music, grind it out.” In other words, bring music to the world through every media: live performances, radio, television, video, C/D’s and internet downloads (see us at rsqthp.com).
As a producer Survivor Slim has pressed out the hit singles and albums. An early studio production was Kevin Lyttles ’ “Take a ride” which rode high on the charts. Both the music and video of Spragga Benz mega-hit “Every Breath” was a produced by RSQTHP Music Group. In recent Xyclone "From The Basement To The Big Leagues" album hit number number on the Reggae Billboards album chart. Survivor slim has release singles such as All night feat. Spragga Benz, Be Calm, Free The Youths Them, continue strive and I use to feat. Xyclone are all available in stores now.
Follow Survivor Slim in Social Media