Lutan Fyah

Anthony Martin (born 4 December 1975), better known as Lutan Fyah, is a Jamaican musician, singer, and member of the Rastafari movement Bobo Shanti.

Lutan Fyah
Lutan Fyah at the 2009 Uppsala Reggae Festival, Sweden
Lutan Fyah at the 2009 Uppsala Reggae Festival, Sweden
Background information
Birth nameAnthony Martin
Also known asLutan Fyah
BornDecember 4, 1975
Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica
Years active1999–present
Associated acts Turbulence, Sizzla, Capleton, Dizzy Dee, Chronixx, Fantan Mojah, Jah Mason, Luciano


Born in Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica, Martin studied Architecture at the University of Technology and played professional football for Constant Spring F.C. before focusing on music.[1]

Using the stage name Lutan Fyah, sometimes credited as Lute and Fyah, he started his musical career in 1999.[2][3] He recorded his first songs for Buju Banton's Gargamel Records.[2] His first two albums were released by Lustre Kings and Minor 7 Flat 5, the latter of which included Fyah as guest artist on albums by Turbulence and Luciano.

Fyah also released several singles on various label from Jamaica, United States and the UK, and has also covered Dr. Dre songs and The Fugees. He has appeared on many compilation albums and featured in many other artists song releases. In 2009 Dubstep artist Rusko released Babylon Volume 2 including the track "Sound Guy Is My Target" featuring Fyah.

Fyah has voiced a number of singles for Jah Warrior including Never Surrender My Faith, Let Righteousness Be Your Guide,Jah is living featuring Khalilah Rose and Crab Inna Barrel. Fyah has performed several times at the Uppsala Reggae Festival.

His tenth studio album, Life of a King, was released in September 2013, and was followed by European and African tours.[4][5] A concert from December 2013 to celebrate his birthday, featuring guests including Chezidek, Jah Mason, Fantan Mojah, Jah Cure, Gyptian, Sizzla, Ninjaman, and Popcaan, was recorded for DVD release.[5]

In September 2019, his fifteenth studio album, Longest Liva, was released, featuring collaborations with Johnny Live and Beenie Man.[6]


  • Dem No Know Demself (2004), Minor 7 Flat 5
  • Time & Place (2005), Lustre Kings
  • Phantom War (2006), Greensleeves
  • Healthy Lifestyle (2006), VP
  • You Bring Blessings, (2007), Cousins
  • African Be Proud (2009), Rastar
  • Africa (2009), Continental Record Services
  • Justice (2009), Philadub
  • The King's Son (2009), In the Streetz Music
  • A New Day (2011), Starplayer
  • Truly (2012), One Drop
  • Life of a King (2013), Grillaras
  • Get Rid A Di Wicked (2014), Bread Back
  • Dash Ah Fire (2017), Robert E Productions
  • Music Never Dies (2017), Grade Records
  • Sell Out (2018), Studio Vibes Entertainment
  • Longest Liva (2019), Lock City Music Group
Live albums
  • Live in San Francisco (2009), 2B1


  1. ^ "Lutan Fyah's bash for Saturday", Jamaica Observer, 5 December 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014
  2. ^ a b Jeffries, David "Lutan Fyah Biography", Allmusic. Retrieved 26 December 2013
  3. ^ Lutan Fyah Archived 3 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Lutan Fyah's bash tonight", Jamaica Observer, 7 December 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2013
  5. ^ a b "Lutan Fyah Brings Out A Galaxy Of Stars – Birthday Party To Be Produced On DVD", Jamaica Gleaner, 26 December 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2013
  6. ^ Jackson, Kevin (2019) "Lutan 'fyahs' new album today", Jamaica Observer, 13 September 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2019