Guitars N Bandanaz is an all Black American Rock Band. Originating from Hempstead / Freeport, LI, Queens and Brooklyn, New York. The band consists of;
Lead vocalist; David “Sincere Gubano“ McRae
D.J./rapper and backing vocal; Michael “DJ Fadelf“ Jackson
Producer, rapper, and rhythm guitarist Michael “Mike Street” Arthur
Lead guitarist Kagun “Big K” Marx
Drummer Howard “Hunter HT” Toome.
Guitars N Bandanaz is a spawn of the it’s production company HipRokSoul Music Group, consisting of Sincere, DJ Fadelf, Mike Street, and Greg “Touche” Arthur one of the main writers and arrangers of GNB’z current sound. The band derives it’s music from the heart of Hip Hop and it’s culture, the spirit of Rock ‘n Roll, and the soul of R&B. GNB’z strives in putting together a collective catalogue of music that will speak to the masses as they aspire to claim the ears of listeners from all walks of life, and capture the hearts of millions worldwide. Guitars N Bandanaz is a band of icons in the making, and are far from rookies. Each member plays a vital role in the group’s inevitable rise to stardom. Individually each member has had their share of projects that have led them to a notable place of success, garnering their positions as true artists in what they do.
Sincere Gubano, an eclectic minded being, began singing at the age of 14.
Growing up in Hempstead, Long Island, Sincere would master his craft by training to the likes of New Edition, The Temptations, The Jackson Five, Smokey Robinson,U2, Nirvana, and Green Day. Sincere played a key role as one of he vocalists and writers for the 3X Grammy winning group The Product G&B, well known for the smash hit “Maria, Maria” with Carlos Santana. The mega hit contributed to Santana’s album “Super Natural”, which sold over 30 million worldwide. A former protégé of Wyclef Jean and the Refugee Camp, this well rounded individual has worked with the likes of Earth Wind & Fire, Clive Davis, Dave Matthews and 50 Cent and many other superstars.
a “think outside the box” producer known for his distinctive, robust voice
began sharpening his skills as a producer at the age of 14 on a laptop. Born into a family of musical inspiration and experience. His mother Suzette Arthur is the former singer/model, and his Aunt was a well-known Calypso singer Janet Alleyne.
In 2007 Street signed a distribution deal with InGrooves, which handles digital distribution for UMG (Universal Music Group) and in 2008 Street’s released a rap album through InGrooves digital distribution titled “The Man & The Dream”. The album fared well in Australia, Belgium, Germany, France and many other countries across the European circuit. Mike Street and his Brother Gregory “Touche” Arthur are currently co-owners of the label Emstate Records. Well known for his tag phrase “Over and out,” Mike Street is an artist that won’t just settle and goes Over his work for a professional Outcome.
The Versatile DJ Fadelf a.k.a Mr Hypejuice, born in Hempstead N.Y. Growing up to the sounds of Prince, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Michael Jackson, John Coltrane and others, Fadelf was overwhelmed by the art of Dee Jaying, he was inspired by the likes of Kid Capri, Kool Herc Jam Master Jay, Jazzy Jeff, Grandmaster Flash. Fadelf has served and toured as the official D.J for 3x Grammy winners, He is also the lead D.J for Buzz Brand Marketing N.Y., and Member of Elite Sound Ent, Spectrum Entertainment and the Favorites International D.J Crew. He has rocked crowds all over the globe, including Germany, Brussels, Spain, and numerous venues here in the States.He have been hlighted in publications such as The Vibe Magazine and The Source Magazine, guest spots on NY radio Hot 97 and WBLS, appearances on MTV, NBC Late Night with Carson Daly.
Kagun Marx, This guitar virtuoso was born to Bajan parents who moved to Brooklyn from the West Indies. Learning music by ear and without formal instruction as early as age 11,
Kagun’s self taught skills and improvisation dexterity rivaled that of seasone professionals. His first encounter with the Guns N’ Roses (GN’R) video “You Could Be Mine” became the gateway for the discovery of Kagun’s innate musical ability. Of GN’R’s then lead guitarist, Slash, Kagun says “I wanted to look that cool, and play guitar like him. Kagun’s past and present influences include guitarists Steve Vai and Greg Howe and bands such as: Ozzy, Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Pantera and others.
The charismatic, God fearing drummer, Hunter HT, has definitely been around the music block a time or two. At a young age, HT Father was a legendary Organist in both the Secular and Gospel world. Hunter HT has played for, R&B star India Irie, Gospel artists Christina Holloway and Deverne & The Vintage Soul. He has also contributed studio work for artist such as Kelly Clarkson, Kelly Price, The Harlem Mass the late Stack Bundles