Birmingham born Errol Reid has enjoyed a successful career in the music industry. He achieved worldwide chart success with the hit single ‘Searching’ in the mid 90’s as the lead singer/songwriter of the band ChinaBlack. The single on its first release reached No 1 in the Reggae charts, staying there for 11 weeks and staying in the Reggae top 20, for over one year. On its second release through Wild Card/Polydor, ‘Searching’ reached No 2 in the UK national charts, staying in the top 5 for 3 months and internationally hitting the number 1 spot in Australia, Belgium and The Netherlands. Errol as part of China Black has had various Top 10 records in the Far East, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and also Europe; particularly France (top 5) and again Belgium (three Top 10s). He’s also had success in South Africa, Germany and Sweden.
He recorded the England Rugby World Cup anthem ‘Swing Low Sweet Chariot’ with Ladysmith Black Mombasa, where England won the Rugby 5 Nations Championship. Errol has performed in most of the Worlds major arenas, singing duets with the late Robin Gibb on his BeeGee’s Magnet World Tour and with the late great Barry White live on the Parisian music TV show ‘Taratata’. He has supported international stars such as R Kelly, Sounds Of Blackness, Jamiraquai, Dina Carol, Burning Spear, the late Gil Scott Heron and the legendary Tom Jones.
Errol has more than stamped his mark on the contemporary dance scene through collaborations with some of the worlds biggest Dance DJ/Producers, including Eddie Thoneick and Kurd Maverick, on their 2019 hit ‘LONELY’, Promise Land, Norman Doray and Tristan Garner, Tom Staar, Michael Gray, Mick Kastenholt (Kaaze), Sam Young (Vanilla Ace), Paris and Simo and the outstanding SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA heavy-weight AXWELL, with their massive worldwide smash hits, ‘Feel The Vibe’ and ‘Nothing But Love’. He has also gained praise and support from superstar DJ’s likes of David Guetta, Hardwell, Tiesto, Pete Tong, Sebastien Ingrosso, Steve Angello, Diplo, Atrac, Martin Garrix and Kygo to name a few.