ELJAI was born Lloyd Carlton Mcfarlane Jr. in Belize City, Belize.
In the late 1980’s ELAJI moved to Los Angeles, California. In 1989, He was introduced to the DOMINATORS, a local band and was asked to become their lead singer, ELJAI released the EP Give your Loving To Me, in his native country, Belize. The song, written by ELJAI, sky rocketed on the charts and introduced him as a major artist. In the early 90’s Carl MacGregor, the producer of his first EP, introduced ELJAI to Kerry Gordy, the son of the legendary founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy. Shortly after that meeting, the group Belize was formed and consisted of ELJAI, Carl and Delly McGregor. ELJAI and Belize continued to hone their writing skills and got signed to Paisey Park Records where they recorded their first album. Belize was later signed to Warner Brothers where they wrote and released I’m Looking Out For You, the theme song for the television show, ” Real Stories Of The Highway Patrol.
ELJAI will be performing Live at the 2016 Edition of Africa Meets Reggae and World Music Festival on the 26th of November at Hockey Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. For Ticket Booking & Seat Reservation Call: 08187228155, 07011018515, 08186112758