G-String also known in the music industry as Gerry Ranks. is a UK-based Artist, singer and Calypsonian.
He is known in the music business initially as a sound system MC and musician, then moving onto producing music, playing steel pans and gigging with various Bands mainly as a seasoned drummer.
Born of Guyanese parentage, he is currently a member of the Association of British Calypsonians and a Director of King Shumba Social Enterprise, supporting training and educational developments in the Gambia UK and West Africa.
G-String is 2016 UK ABC Calypso Monarch, 2015 ABC Groovy Soca Runner-up, 2015/2016 ABC Calypso King of the Tent, UK Calabash Awards Calypso Artist of the Year 2015/2016 .
2017 ABC Calypso Monarch runner up.
His style of calypso/soca is energetic, influential and entertaining.
As a music producer/ Sound engineer and competent musician, his talents have extended into an all round passion for both performing as the headliner and as a part of the band be it the drummer, Pannist, guitarist or percussionist.
2019 sees the return of G-String in a Soca Bashment Style.
Managed by King Shumba Music.