Double Tiger

Double Tiger

Brooklyn-based​ ​artist/producer​ ​​Double​ ​Tiger​​ ​(aka​ ​Jay​ ​Spaker)​ ​is​ ​no​ ​stranger​ ​to​ ​critical acclaim.​ ​Known​ ​for​ ​his​ ​contributions​ ​with​ ​trendsetting​ ​reggae​ ​powerhouse​​ ​John​ ​Brown’s​ ​Body, as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​his​ ​role​ ​as​ ​half​ ​of​ ​​Tour​ ​De​ ​Force,​ ​​and​ ​co-founder​ ​of​ ​Dub​ ​Stuy​ ​Records,​ ​Spaker​ ​is also​ ​recognized​ ​for​ ​his​ ​past​ ​collaborations​ ​with​ ​legendary​ ​artists​ ​such​ ​as​ ​​Luciano,​ ​Johnny Osbourne,​ ​Sly​ ​&​ ​Robbie,​ ​Rankin​ ​Joe,​ ​Brother​ ​Culture,​ ​Omar​ ​Perry,​ ​Al​ ​Campbell.​ ​Lutan Fyah,​ ​Eek​ ​A​ ​Mouse,​ ​​and​ ​​Scientist​.​ ​Spaker​ ​is​ ​now​ ​gearing​ ​up​ ​to​ ​release​ ​his​ ​debut​ ​solo​ ​album, a​ ​collection​ ​of​ ​productions​ ​from​ ​the​ ​past​ ​five​ ​years​ ​of​ ​writing.​ ​His​ ​debut​ ​full-length,​ ​​Sharp & Ready,​ ​debuted​ ​at​ ​#3​ ​on​ ​the​ ​ITunes​ ​reggae​ ​charts​ ​&​ ​#5​ ​Billboard​ ​reggae​ ​charts..

​ ​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​With​ ​over​ ​6​ ​years​ ​of​ ​national​ ​touring​ ​as​ ​singer​ ​&​ ​guitarist​ ​of​ ​JBB​ ​playing​ ​alongside​ ​such​ ​acts as​ ​​Rebelution,​ ​Chronixx,​ ​Tribal​ ​Seeds,​ ​Protoje,​ ​Morgan​ ​Heritage,​ ​J​ ​Boog,​ ​Fortunate Youth,​ ​Stick​ ​Figure,​ ​Dirty​ ​Heads,​ ​The​ ​Meditations,​ ​Freddie​ ​Macgregor,​ ​Thievery Corporation,​ ​Trombone​ ​Shorty​ ​​​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​years​ ​of​ ​International​ ​touring​ ​with​ ​Tour​ ​De​ ​Force and​ ​more,​ ​Spaker​ ​has​ ​honed​ ​his​ ​stage​ ​show​ ​skills​ ​and​ ​looks​ ​forward​ ​to​ ​bringing​ ​the​ ​music​ ​to the​ ​people.

​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​Double​ ​Tiger’s​ ​live​ ​show​ ​is​ ​a​ ​blazing​ ​concoction​ ​of​ ​modern​ ​roots​ ​reggae​ ​with​ ​a​ ​dash​ ​of​ ​early dancehall​ ​style.​ ​​ ​The​ ​vocal​ ​delivery​ ​is​ ​sometimes​ ​in​ ​a​ ​singjay​ ​fashion​ ​while​ ​other​ ​times​ ​a​ ​rapid fire​ ​militant​ ​delivery.​ ​Love​ ​songs,​ ​Social​ ​commentary​ ​and​ ​anthems​ ​roll​ ​together​ ​to​ ​connect​ ​with the​ ​audience​ ​while​ ​the​ ​guitars,​ ​bass,​ ​keys​ ​&​ ​drums​ ​lay​ ​down​ ​the​ ​foundation.

Selected​ ​Press:

“Double Tiger is that something special that the American reggae scene has been waiting for. ​ Sharp & Ready carries an unmistakably international sound, primed & ready to make waves.” ​ -​ ​Rootfire

“Double tiger is using his style as a way to share the gospel of sound system culture with other music scenes beyond reggae” ​