Inna Vision Full Bio
A decade after Inna Vision was born on Maui, the roots reggae band continues to motivate and elevate consciousness by spreading Aloha and positivity to the masses.
Founded in 2008 by lead singer and bassist Koa Lopes, now Reggae/Dancehall artist “Inna Vision” has played more than 100 cities across America with friends Tribal Seeds, Katchafire, Fortunate Youth, New Kingston, Bambu Station and The Steppas. Inna Vision has shared stages with Damian Marley, SOJA, Rebelution, Collie Buddz, UB40 and wrapped up a wild 2015 supporting three back-to-back tours with international reggae icon J Boog. Determination and persistence has brought Inna Vision to stages such as Reggae on the River, California Roots Festival, Reggae on the Hills, Pure Aloha, One Love Festival and Hawaii’s Mayjah Rayjah.
Born “Michael Kamakoakeauoliokekai Lopes” music began at an early age. Growing up on the second largest Hawaiian island “Maui,” ukuleles, surfing and reggae concerts was natural lifestyle. At the age of twelve “Koa” started his first bands playing for school functions, local concerts and graduation parties. Was not long before traveling out of Hawaii became frequent just to watch his favorite reggae artist perform live. In 2005 after a trip to “Tribute to the Legends Festival” in San Diego, Koa returned with the name “Inna Vision” and a vision to take his passion for music to a world wide stage.
From 2008 to 2018 Inna Vision recorded a catalogue of four full-length albums, 5 EP’s and numerous singles that have impacted iTunes and Billboard international charts. Inna Vision’s tracks cracked the iTunes Top 10, Youtube videos viewed more than 500,000 times and is one of Pandora’s most streamed Hawaii reggae stations.
Inna Vision has currently released a five song EP “Highest Grade” followed by Highest Grade headline tour performing through North America. The project is considered a cross over release with a fusion of Reggae, Dancehall and Hip-hop. The evolution of music has got the attention of artist, producers and fans from United States, Caribbean, Asia & Europe.
Inna Vision’s full length album “Link Up” is set to drop summer 2018!
“Reggae Music makes us feel like we can’t die. To be blessed with the gift, lift up spiritualist, through the speakers abyss, that is where we will be.” - Reggae Lives