Since coming to Canada from his native Manchester, Jamaica in 2005, Exco Levi has firmly established himself as the country’s premier contemporary reggae artist. He has won Canada’s most prestigious music honour, the Juno Award, an unprecedented five times for Best Reggae Artist from a total of nine nominations. Exco has also received awards for Most Promising New Artist at the Canadian Reggae Music Awards in 2007, and Artist of the Year & Song of the Year by the Irie Music Awards in 2011 among many other distinctions. In 2016, Exco Levi was recognized for his contribution to local and Canadian culture with an induction into the Brampton, Ontario Walk Of Fame.
Exco Levi tours annually around the world with his band High Priest and as a solo performer, and has established an international reputation for his electrifying live performances. His festival performances in Canada have included The Montreal Reggae Festival, Jambana, the Vancouver Island Music Festival, and the Harrison Festival of the Arts. In the United States Exco has played Reggae on the River and the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival in California, Point Reggae in Maine, and SOBs in New York City. International touring highlights include the world-famous Rototom Reggae Festival in Spain and the CHI Showcase in Dubai, as well as major festivals in the UK, Germany, Denmark and Finland.