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Common Kings consists of ‘Jr. King’ (Sasualei Maliga) on vocals, Mata (Taumata Grey) on guitar, Uncle Lui (Ivan Kirimaua) on bass guitar, and Big Rome (Jerome Taito) on drums. They formed while studying at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, and began recording in 2011.
After releasing two EPs in 2013; #Weontour Soundtrack on July 20 and Summer Anthems on August 13 (both of which were top ten hits on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart), Common Kings toured Australia and New Zealand as a support act on Justin Timberlake’s ‘The 20/20 Experience World Tour’ in 2014.
The band signed to Island Empire Records, who issued the EP Hits & Mrs. on October 9, 2015, peaked at #2 on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart. Their debut album Lost in Paradise, released on February 3, 2017, received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Reggae Album category, and topped the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart.
The band’s fourth EP, One Day, which was released on August 10, 2018 on Mensch House Records, reached #2 on the Billboard charts for Top Reggae Albums.