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Jeff Buckley

Since he was the child of cult songwriter Tim Buckley, Jeff Buckley faced even more anticipations and preconceived notions than most singer/songwriters. Maybe it wasn’t amazing that Jeff Buckley’s music was linked to his father’s by just the thinnest of margins. Buckley’s tone of voice was grand and sweeping, which …

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Sanchez

Reggae singer Sanchez was created Kevin Anthony Jackson in Kingston, Jamaica about November 30, 1964. An associate of his chapel choir throughout adolescence, he became immersed in reggae during senior high school, and was ultimately called the selector for the neighborhood Rambo AUDIO SYSTEM. With time, Sanchez considered singing aswell, …

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Frankie Paul

Frankie Paul is also known as Jamaica’s Stevie Question, and not simply due to his visual impairment; like Question, he was a talented multi-instrumentalist with a significant vocal range. He was also extraordinarily prolific; area of the initial influx of dancehall performers, he began his recording profession in earnest through …

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Cocoa Tea

Cocoa Tea was mostly of the early dancehall celebrities to carve out a regular, productive career because the genre evolved over time. His cool-toned, laid-back vocals had been perfect for lovely, smooth lovers rock and roll, and offered him a definite identification amid his even more intense peers. Still, he …

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Chaka Demus & Pliers

Rough-voiced deejay Chaka Demus (given birth to John Taylor in Kingston, Jamaica in August, 1963) and smooth-toned vocalist Pliers (given birth to Everton Bonner in Rockhall Hillsides, Jamaica about April 4, 1963) attended together to generate probably one of the most effective duos in the annals of Jamaican music. The …

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Shabba Ranks

During his heyday, Shabba Rates was arguably typically the most popular dancehall toaster on earth. He was an enormous crossover success within the U.S., because of an openly industrial cross types of reggae and hip-hop, and to prominent duet companions like Maxi Priest, Johnny Gill, and KRS-One. All this brought …

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Ini Kamoze

For Ini Kamoze, the street to success continues to be arduous and he has undergone many substantial adjustments musically and physically since he burst onto the music picture in 1983 along with his highly effective eponymous debut album for Island. Referred to as “The Hotstepper,” Kamoze advocates transformation through what …

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Bobby Digital

b. Robert Dixon, Kingston, Jamaica, Western Indies. Dixon was presented with the name ‘Digital’ because he attained Ruler Jammy’s in 1985 at exactly the same time that Steely And Clevie had been tinkering with computerized rhythms. Because of Jammy’s tuition, he discovered dub-cutting, carrying on a heritage began by the …

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Shinehead

The actual fact that Shinehead split his time we were young between Jamaica and America was shown in his recordings; the Kent, England-born vocalist (given birth to Edmund Carl Aiken) released many albums between your past due ’80s and early ’90s that combined dancehall and ragga with hip-hop. Whether Shinehead …

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