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Jah Lion

Jamaica’s Pat Francis documented under a whole lot of brands through the 1970s, including Jah Lion, Jah Lloyd and Dark Lion of Judah, and considering that his music creations frequently devoted to drug-related designs, he was type of an early personality blueprint for the flamboyant urban rappers from the late …

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Benjamin Zephaniah

Novelist, playwright, poet, professional, and outspoken activist Benjamin Zephaniah was created on Apr 15, 1958, and spent his early lifestyle growing up both in Jamaica and Birmingham, Britain. Though he previously been composing poems his life time, he was also dyslexic, and he quit his formal schooling as a teen. …

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Chuck Turner

b. Charles Turner, 6 Apr 1963, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Turner’s preliminary experience within the Jamaican music sector was being a drummer, and he initial embarked on program work at age 11. In 1974, he was utilized to try out in program at Route One, Dynamics and Tuff Gong. With …

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Cimarons

Jamaican natives, the Cimarons migrated to Britain in 1967 using a lineup comprising Franklyn Dunn (bass), Carl Levy (keyboards), Locksley Gichie (guitar), and Maurice Ellis (drums); vocalist, Winston Reid became a member of in London. These were mainly session music artists in Jamaica, and supported many performers, including Jimmy Cliff. …

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William “Bunny Rugs” Clarke

This reggae artist might have adopted the nickname of “Bunny” to avoid confusion with a great many other performers named William Clark, not forgetting the famed explorer. But when there is some religious kinship stated with rabbits, it could need to be the same breed of dog that tragically consume …

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Lady G

b. Janice Fyffe, 7 Might 1968, Spanish City, Kingston, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Fyffe started DJing using the Maurice Johnson’s Dark Scorpio audio system and her popularity soon pass on. Her initial documenting emerged in 1988 with manufacturer Gussie Clarke who used J.C. Lodge’s strike ‘Telephone Like’ for Female G’s …

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Lady Saw

The First Woman of Dancehall, Woman Saw is really a Jamaican bad girl with lots more attitude and sex appeal than hip-hop mistresses like Lil’ Kim and Foxy Dark brown, plus one of the very most distinguishing images in reggae. Created in 1972 in the tiny Jamaican town of St. …

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Coyabalites

The Coyabalites have among the strongest lineups in the annals of Jamaica’s music. There were hardly any ska or reggae albums minus the instrumental efforts of the music group members. At Jamaican performers who’ve been accompanied on the recordings by users from the Coyabalites are Bob Marley AS WELL AS …

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Cidade Negra

Brought by his parents (who have played and sung) to an area chapel within the violent suburban area from the Baixada Fluminense (Rio), Bino became close friends with Lazão and Da Gama, forming the Novo Tempo group together especially to try out in a chapel festival. In 1983, Bernardo became …

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Cornell Campbell

Perhaps most widely known for the group of “Gorgon rock” records he cut with legendary producer Bunny Lee, reggae singer Cornel Campbell was created in Jamaica in 1948. As a teenager he documented his first materials for Studio room One, cutting some ska edges both being a single artist so …

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