About Jeffrey Wood, Mr. Fantastik
Mr. Fantastik was born February 11, 1980. He grew up In Ghana, A historic slavery town called Cape Coast; where music, entertainment, fishing and farming are their resources.
At a very tender age, Mr. Fantastik lost his family. He became an orphan and ended up in Little Ashram, a village in Ghana called Asian Fasu. It was there that he took on Vedas Spiritual Growth. He practiced all kinds of yoga and spiritual life self discipline, At the age of ten, he moved back to his birth place, Cape Coast and joined the centre for national culture, learning and talent development (AGRO) where he realized that he was given a gift of talent, not only writing and composing his own music at a young age, but to dance and do so many circus acrobatic tricks, the ability to feel and play any kind of instrument naturally.
Mr Fantastik is a Reggae and Dancehall artist who fuses African and Jamaican influences and blends them with a must-see stage show. Having spent many years traveling internationally as a circus performer and acrobat, it’s not unusual to see Mr. Fantastik blend his skills in Afro music, Reggae music, Dancehall, R&B, acrobatics and even an amazing fire show! Throughout Mr Fantastik's childhood, music was always at the forefront of his passions, In June 2008, Mr. Fantastik migrated to Canada to continue his musical mission. He takes young and old on awesome adventures with his balancing, spinning, juggling and contortion routines, along with his music.
International music artist, Rastafarian and humanitarian activist, Mr. Fantastik straddles the boundaries between Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create an appealing sound that unites all generations and cultures. With an easy-going charisma and reputation as a dedicated champion of social causes, Mr. Fantastik’s infectious grooves and dance-infuzing anthems have consistently excited fans across the globe. A galvanizing performer, this multi-talented performer has played at many festivals and has shared the stage with Alpha Blondy, Elephant Man, Toots and the Maytals, Morgan Heritage,
Funkdoobiest, Wutang clan, Miles Davis, Nkulee Dube ,Anthony Cruz, Dubwise, Mello Man, Jay Sean ,Razor B, Tasman Jude, The Human Rights, Glen Washington, Warrior King, The Black Seed, Rita Marley, Nana Maclean, Kafinal, Haya, Amrinder Gill , Vox Sambou, The Cat Empire, Jose Feliciano, Selena Gomez, Cecile Doo-Kingue, Nashville Cook among many others. Named one of Africa’s Top 10 Global Stars by CTV, he has showcased his talent at prestigious venues such as The Vogue Theatre Vancouver, BC, Granville Studio Records Vancouver BC, The Commodore Ballroom Vancouver BC, The Rio Theatre.
He has established his own musical and acrobatics, dance company, toured and played in many venues, festivals & TV shows, such as:
Canada’s Got Talent (Top 25 Semi-Finalist)
Panafest, Ghana (he toured Africa and beyond with a Ghanaian/Danish dance theatre group)
Sound Wave Festival ,Calgary reggae festival,
The Calgary Folk festival ,2014 , Vancouver African Descent festival 2017
Calgary international Reggae Festival 2015, Burnaby Afro festival 2017
Vancouver Reggae Festival 2014, Richmond world music festival 2017
Surrey Fusion Festival 2010 to 2017, Maple ridge caribbean festival.
Caribbean Day Festival Vancouver 2010 to 2017
So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV) , Zionk D kids tv show .
Forward Festival 2008
Mr, Fantastik continues his road of music, dance and acrobatics in North America with Jah request root life reggae band and has recorded Many as 60 mixtape and 3 album ,AKUMAPA CD, KABOOM CD and WE RISE CD all can be found on online music shops ,
It is a great privilege to welcome you to consider booking Mr, Fantastik on your next event. His beautiful raspy voice brings a different flavour to the world of Reggae & Dancehall, and his amazing acrobatics will surely wow fans and audiences. "Life is with his super powerful energy" Mr. Fantastik quote (music is food for the soul.) We are music so let it play from the soul.