BAHA MEN releases first album "Ride With Me" in over a decade


2015 marks the 15 year anniversary of "Who Let The Dogs Out?" and will also mark the return of the Baha Men.

Grammy Award winning Bahamian band are prepping for their first album release since 2004's Holla! (their final record on S-Curve). The Baha Men issued a brand new album “Ride With Me” on October 9th, 2015 their first of a 3 record deal with SONY. It will be an eclusive release in all Walmart stores (also available in all digital outlets). The album is an infectious blend of world music, Junkanoo, and American Top 40. The album’s first single "Off The Leash" will be impacting radio soon. Also included on the new album is "Night & Day" the song was first featured on the 2014 Sony released FIFA World Cup compilation album “One Love, One Rhythm”, that also featured tracks by J Lo, Pitbull, Santana, Shakira, and many others.

On July 11th, 2015, the Baha Men won the Bahamian Icons Award for outstanding achievement in music for their song "Night & Day".

Baha Men rose to success in 2000 with the multi platinum international number one smash “Who Let The Dogs Out?”. The song is a major staple at sporting events as well as the house music for The Ellen DeGeneres Show. A number of their songs have been used in major motion pictures such as: Rugrats In Paris, Miss Congeniality, Shrek, The Hangover, Rat Race, Around the World in 80 Days and Garfield: The Movie. They also recorded a cover of Elton John's hit "Crocodile Rock" for the film Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course starring the late Steve Irwin and family. The band also made an appearance in the 1994 romantic comedy My Father the Hero starring Gérard Depardieu and Katherine Heigl.

"Who Let the Dogs Out?" earned the band several awards: a Grammy Award in 2000 for Best Dance Recording; 2 Billboard Music Award’s for World Music Artist of the Year and World Music Album of the Year; and a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for Favorite Song. In 2002, they won another Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Band. The band is currently managed by veteran music industry agent, concert promoter and artist manager Doug Isaac (Meat Loaf, Missing Persons, Katt Williams, Frank Sinatra, Joe Bonamassa, Kevin Hart etc.).

The first single to hit radio in September is "Off The Leash"

The Baha Men are:

Rik Carey - vocals

Isaiah Taylor - bass

Dyson Knight - vocals

Colyn "Mo" Grant - drums

Anthony "Monks" Flowers - drums/percussion

Leroy "Breaka" Butler - vocals

Patrick Carey - guitar

Jeffery Chea - keyboards

Herschell Small - guitar/music director

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