Barry Brown had a very distinct voice and often recorded deep roots and social observations that were always very poular. BB had his finger on the pulse of the Jamaican community and was always a featured artist on the decks of the sound systems.Jah Thomas produced this track to promote peace among the political factions that were indeed dividing the island. More..
Jah Thomas and Silver Camel worked together on the trax at Pathway Studios in London. The vocal trax were laid over dubs that Jah Thomas had laid down at Channel One Studio in Jamaica and mixed at King Tubbys Studio by Scientist.The net result was that a more 'live' dancehall feel was achieved.The album 'Dancehall Stylee' hit the Number One spot on Black Echoes charts.Jah... More..
Benaïssa LingerSuccess is no stranger to Benïssa. Back in 1996 he founded the first Dutch singing r&b-rap-reggae combination group called Arnhemsgewijs. Lloyd DeMeza was invited to be the lead singer of the group. The result was two top 5 single hits and a hit album in the Netherlands.In 1998 Benaïssa, that time known as Kenny Wise, toured Germany and... More..
Gregory Isaacs, the Cool Ruler, ruled the dancehall with his unique voice and delivery style. Whether it was Lovers Rock, Roots, or a social commentary, the voice and the commitment behind the lyrics hit home with his legions of fans.Sorely missed, the Cool Ruler left a lagacy of great music. Here are two tracks but there are many more for you, the listener, to discover.Enjoy. More..
Veteran Reggae vocalist Delton Screechie, was born Delton Lowe and grew up in Kingston 11 Jamaica, he started singing in 1975 with the Flames Sound System, a resident sound in his home area ( Kingston 11 ). Deltons first release was in 1979: Evil Woman, for producer Floyd Perch aka PaPa Kojak ; then came Ungrateful Woman, Mix Up and Answer Ml Question... More..
SCREECHIE AND KOJAK, Kojak, born Floyd Anthony Perch, 30th September 1959 in Kingston, Jamaica came from a large family and from a very early age had a keen interest in music even though his Aunt Mabel discouraged him from this career path. Kojaks first stage name was “Pretty Boy Floyd” and his... More..