Mark Balet is a contemporary Reggae artist based in New York City. Born in April 1983 to military and diplomat parents, he grew up between Ivory Coast, Egypt, United States, France, England and Spain. In 1996 he formed Mauvaise Race, a Hip-hop & Reggae duo with his sidekick Tashunke and developed his skills through Reggae sound systems and open mics.
He first gained notice for his 2009 reggae single Outsider from his french studio album Eternel [Sony ATV], followed by a European tour in 2010 [New Morning, La Scène Bastille, Heineken Hall Madrid, Réservoir, Oldschooltura, Cultura Urbana Festival...].
n 2014 he released his second studio album Born to love [Eternel Music/VP Records] including singles such as Running, Love of a Father, and Rising Son. Lively and Threated with an innovative fusion of reggae and Rock.
Mark Balet's 2017 Album that is Nawa, invites you on a soulful, honest and uplifting reggae ride with a lyrically righteous foundation. The 13 tracks LP is available Now on all digital platforms.
1- I Shall Not Die But Live [Music Video]
2- Keep It Raw [Music Video]
3- Above The Clouds
4- High Grade
5- Blue Yellow Green [Music Video]
6- Promise [Music Video]
7- Holding You Down [Music Video]
8- Positive Vibration
10- Tough Love [Danse Video]
11- African Freedom Fighters
12- Nawa [Vanity Of Vanities] Music Video
13- Thief In The Night