BIOGRAPHY: Dre Tosh, born Andre Jamil McIntosh, is a singer and songwriter carrying on the
family flame as the son of Andrew Tosh, grand nephew of Bunny Wailer and the son of the late
reggae legend Peter Tosh, OM two of the founding members of the reggae band ‘The Wailers’.
Dre Tosh hails from Gregory Park, St Catherine, Jamaica. He was born on June 1, 1994 with
“reggaemylitis” running through his veins but started his musical journey in 2011, after some
profound inspirational words from his grandmother.
Being an avid song writer, Dre started recording his songs in 2013. This was the year he thoroughly
started searching for his own way of joining the world of reggae music. In January 2016, Dre made an
impressive appearance with his father, on stage at Rebel Salute, an annual reggae festival in St Ann,
Jamaica, showing the world that he was ready to pick up the Tosh legacy and move forward.
Late 2016, Dre delivered an astounding and well received performance in his grandfather’s honour at
a benefit concert launching the opening of the Peter Tosh Museum in Kingston, Jamaica.
Dre released his first single “Coming in Hot” on the Calibud Music label in December 2016 – a
rendition of Peter Tosh’s original single released in 1981 on his ‘Wanted Dread & Alive’ album. It is a
catchy radical melody with Peter Tosh’s vocals on the chorus, infused with Dre’s militant voice on the
He has since performed at numerous events and occasions across Jamaica.
In January 2017, Dre made another hair raising appearance at Rebel Salute with Warrior King. He
also performed at the Bob Marley Birthday Celebration in Trench Town, Kingston and The Stepping
Razor Experience at the Peter Tosh Museum in February. Dre Tosh was also one of the featured acts
on the RJR Communications’ Group Cross Country Invasion, which saw him performing at various
venues. March was also significant for the singer as he made an appearance at the Coming in Hot
concert, where other big acts such as I Wayne, Jahmiel and Gyptian performed.
In April, Dre performed for the launch of the Bunny Wailer Museum in Washington Gardens,
Kingston; while he made appearances across the United States in his role as ambassador for the
Peter Tosh Foundation’s 420 cannabis brand.
Dre Tosh’s debut music video for “Coming in Hot” was released in Jamaica on May 31, 2017 before
moving on to international television platforms. The video is co-produced by Calibud Music and
House of Congress.
He continues to perform and create even more history in the world of reggae, infusing fans with the
magic of “reggaemylitis” while creating his own musical legacy.