Born 25th November 1977 Ismael Heron with Jamaican parentage, raised in the North of London a town called Tottenham.
Some of his primary years spent in Ghana (West Africa) also back and forth visiting family homeland Jamaica (West Indies).
Ordinarily known, as Bobo from a young age; a versatile upstanding roots reggae Vocalist and musician.
Gained the name Bobo Blackstar, through his pizazz charisma and shining character, positive attitude, and forever vibrant presence. At the age of five; Bobo and his elder brother, learnt to play the guitar with the support from their father, Mr Heron (aka) Bobo-Ato berhane Tafari, also mentor and manager, who played a number of roles in the music business, being a percussionist in live bands, Sound man, selector, and promoter. Mr Heron pushed his sons in the right direction musically, and sometime later the young cubs formed a rhythm and lead duo known as Nsu-roma-eyhin, which means shining star.