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Norris Man

Norris Man is really a struggling reggae singer with deep Rastafarian values. He was created Christopher Campbell and was raised within the Trenchtown and Arnett Landscapes parts of Kingston, Jamaica. When he was ten, he hung around documenting studios and dances where he was frequently solicited to obtain the masses …

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Prince Alla

b. Keith Blake, 10 Might 1950, Denham City, Kingston, Jamaica, Western Indies. Blake started his recording profession with maker Joe Gibbs within the Market leaders vocal group during 1967/8. Gibbs certified three releases from your group through B&C Music in the united kingdom before the Market leaders disbanded. Blake continued …

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Nitty Gritty

b. Glen Augustus Holness, 1957, August City, Kingston, Jamaica, Western world Indies, d. 24 June 1991, Brooklyn, NY, USA. As computerized rhythms became well-known in Jamaica, Nitty Gritty increased to popularity alongside Tenor Noticed, Ruler Kong and Anthony Crimson Rose. The last mentioned’s vocal delivery was very similar however you …

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Lukie D

b. Michael Kennedy, 1972, Cockburn Pencil, Kingston, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Kennedy started his career executing on various regional sound systems, creating a solid status like a dancehall vocalist. His affects included regional heroes Frankie Paul, Tenor Noticed and ragga DJ Supercat. His recognition led to documenting sessions that created …

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Prince Gregg

b. Gregory Broderick, 24 June 1973, Jones City, Jamaica, Western Indies. Broderick was among five siblings created to Delita Burnett and Ralston Broderick. Along with his family members, he relocated to Bay Plantation Street where he went to St. Anne’s Supplementary College and realised his propensity for performing. Broderick was …

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Little Roy

Just a little known figure beyond reggae’s deep roots circles, Small Roy contributed a small number of undeniable classics towards the genre through the 1970s: populace-pleasing hits which were also vehicles for his Rastafari-inspired message. Given birth to through the early years from the 1950s (times range between 1950-1953) within …

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Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace

b. 1950, Rose City, Kingston, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Drummer Wallace started his profession in 1964 and used a number of program groups like the Spirit Vendors, the Audio Dimension as well as the Spirit Brothers. These rings were frequently employed by Coxsone Dodd at Studio room One and Wallace …

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Johnny Ringo

b. 1961, Jones City, Kingston, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Johnny Ringo initial began his profession working in an archive store where he fulfilled Welton Irie, which became the beginning of an extended association. Both had been inspired by, and distributed their passion for, the favorite DJ Rank Trevor. Ringo became …

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Roaring Lion

Among the main statistics of early calypso music, Roaring Lion recorded copiously between your 1930s and ’50s, and was instrumental in growing the international reputation of calypso. His classic edges are what many listeners think about as calypso at its greatest — infectious rhumba rhythms, lighthearted (occasionally non-sensical) lyrics, and …

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Ken Boothe

Ken Boothe was probably one of the most well-known and soulful singers from the rocksteady period, arguably second and then Alton Ellis. Where Ellis was silky easy, Boothe’s vocals had been deeper and grittier, generating him a status as Jamaica’s response to Wilson Pickett. 1st rising to recognition within a …

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