A B O U T
A Music tribe filling up the skies with vibrations of peace, unity revolution and love. Influences from freestyle, reggae, downtempo, hip hop, indigenous tribal, and many others.
We stand for:
~Roots, Truth Freedom Peace~
The Shining Lion is an intergalactic being of Love and Light who has come to Earth at this time to help the People, Plants and Animals. The Lion is a master of Life Force Energy and Sound Vibration. He is calling us to join together in Peace Ceremonies across the globe. With the healing powers of music, movement and intention we create the New Earth.
Shining Lion is a rising Pleiadean, Syrian Star in the genre “New Earth Reggae.” Inspired by Bob Marley and including artists like Midnite, Mike Love, Trevor Hall, Nahko, and Ayla Nereo, this music brings forth a message and inspiration for the people to awaken.
Shamanic MC, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, Shine Rilling is the founder and lead singer of Shining Lion the ever-evolving, cross-over, conscious reggae and hip-hop group. With genius producer Oliver Newell, and a collective of singers, rappers, dancers and instrumentalists, they weave tribal rhythms, star frequencies, and indigenous wisdom into an experience that connects people to the source.
Shine is also the founder of World Peace Tribe, School of the Peaceful Ninja and the paradigm shifting movement practice Peace Sticks. Shine is a founding member w his brother Buffalo and Oak Tree, of the Black Feet collective, where the lyrical mastery and life changing messages are alive on the One Tribe album and freestyle recordings.
He is currently a Resident Artist with Full Circle Farm in Ojai, California, where he recorded his breakout album One Love Vibration (2015), featuring vocalist Shylah Ray. This album enrolled thousands of new fans with songs like roots reggae inspired “Oneness,” “Babylon Bonfiya” and the proverbial hip-hop eco-anthem and music video “Reason Why They’re Green.”
The Standing Rock Movement, touched the core of his being and inspired local filmmakers to create the music video for the original song “Loving the Water (Standing Rock).” It has been viewed over 150,000 times, and in the words of Jim Grey Wolf, a key organizer of the Standing Rock movement, “The song came at the perfect time bringing new energy and hope to the movement.”
With Shining Lion’s community-centered message, they have been a favorite at festivals including Lucidity, Lightning in a Bottle, BhaktiFest, Flow Fest (Hawaii), Envision (Costa Rica) One Love, Unify, Symbiosis, Portal to the New Earth, college campus events, and Earth Day celebrations!
Shining Lion events are more than concerts they are World Peace Ceremonies, fulling connecting to each being present and the ancient indigenous lineages. Peace Sticks Play is often combined with the music, to create a life force activating experience like no other.
This Spring 2019 Shining Lion dropped their new Album Rising Sun, inspired by a life changing spiritual experience with a Shaman on the Volcano Haleakala. They are embarking on the World Peace Tribe Tour, which includes West Coast Festivals, Nicaragua, Japan and Africa.
“Now we’re coming back stronger than ever before, all races all colors from all across the globe, world rivers converge children of the rainbow.” - Shining Lion, “Oneness”
Shine is an honors graduate of the University of San Diego with a degree in Biology, and minors in Spanish, Philosophy, and Psychology. His love of surfing, music, healing, and world cultures led him to travel to over 13 countries, learning 5 languages, and training in the wisdom lineages of Native American, African, Taoist, Amazonian, and Yogic. He uses his connection to nature, animals and plant medicine to channel his music, and share the healing power of the universe.