ANTS MAN BIO Ants Man, as he is affectionately named, was born Romain Nelson on July 4, 1997, at the Kiwanis Maternity Clinic in Tivoli Gardens, Kingston, Jamaica. His artistic inclinations began from a tender age as he performed regularly for his parents, with the living room being the venue, the settee being the stage and the television remote, the microphone. His talent matured when he began attending Vauxhall High School where he entered several kinds of music and dance competitions including the popular Dancing Dynamites and the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) festival. This was where he truly recognized that he had a gift for the arts as he received tremendous feedback from family and friends. He described his style of music as being authentic Dancehall, although he confessed that he is versatile in other genres such as Reggae, Rap, and RnB. Ants Man is now based in Mountain View where he works diligently to hone his craft. His most popular releases to date include Gucci Wine, African Queen Hard Dayz and Summer Vibes. For Ants Man, his inspiration stemmed from his Dad Mark Nelson who is a Guitarist and also a backup singer for Reggae artistes such as Gregory Isaacs, Mighty Diamonds and Daddy Uroy. In addition, his style is influenced by Jamaican artistes Mavado and Jah Cure. He sees doing music as his civic duty as he wants to use positive music to uplift his community and country. Ants Man also expressed that he wants to build libraries in his community for children going to school as well as a home for the elderly and homeless.
Ants Man Heats up the Summer with Hard Dayz July 29, 2018 – Fast rising dancehall artist Ants Man has signaled his intentions to heat up summer 2018 by releasing his thought-provoking single, Hard Dayz. The song, which speaks to the common theme of succeeding despite challenges, was produced by Golden Kid for Blaza Music Group/Mattex Entertainment. Delivered over a rhythm with a driving bassline, the catchy number contains a message that is sure to resonate with the youth and people facing daily struggles, especially from the poorer class. Ants Man, with his smooth and melodious flow, expresses being tired of ‘hard days’ and his determination to be successful. He also takes time out to give a shout out to hardworking people, including those toiling on the city streets. Ants Man produces lyrics in Hard Days that are worthy of a veteran in the music business. He delivers with a flow that is sure to connect with lovers of authentic dancehall music and who respond to songs with a similar message, such as the likes of Fed Up by Bounty Killer. Hard Days represents the latest in a string of releases by Ants Man, whose real name is Romain Nelson. His other songs that have caught on with the listening public include African Queen, Summer Vibes, and Gucci Wine. Currently based in the Mountain View area of St. Andrew in Jamaica, Ants Man describes himself as a versatile deejay, who can also deliver music in the genres of reggae, R&B, and rap. Born in the late 1990s, he started doing music as a child and began taking it serious while attending high school in Kingston. Music runs in the artist’s family, with his father, Mark Nelson, having worked as a guitarist and backup singer for a number of reggae artists, including Gregory Isaacs and Daddy U-Roy. In addition to drawing inspiration from his father, Ants Man also looks up to a number of popular Jamaican acts, including Jah Cure and Mavado. Since taking his music seriously, Ants Man has been on a mission to promote his message and follow a pathway that could soon see him becoming a household name. To that end, he has entered a number of talent competitions, including Dancing Dynamites and the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) festival. With the release of Hard Days, Ants Man is hoping to reach a wide cross-section of people with a message of positivity while taking his music to another level. The song is distributed by Zojak Worldwide and is currently gaining rotation online. About Ants Man Ants Man is a fresh-on-the-scene dancehall and reggae artist who sees doing music as his civic duty. He plans to use his voice to uplift his community and country while making a mark on the local and international music scene.