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..
Silver Camel took the chance on a new band that was showing lots of promise. The music was new, progressive, and very well arranged. In short Kamel was excited to be working with Mindlinkk. A couple of 12in discos were released, an album had been recorded, now presumably lost due to the studio going out of business and the master? Who knows what happened to it. More..
Ranking Dread real name Robert BlackwoodRanking Dread was a little known DJ and very little information is available about him. It seems he came from a poor background in the ghetto. Got a few lucky breaks from Tappa Zukie. Tappa introduced Dread to Bunny Lee and trax were selected for Dread to use for releases in England.It goes something like this:Ranking Dread (RD) &... More..
Billy Boyo was born September 21st 1969, and christened Billy Theophilus Rowe, in Kingston, Jamaica. He soon moved to Brooklyn, New York, growing up in the company of such reggae alumni as Henry “Junjo” Lawes, who was married to his sister, Rosemarie. Billy moved in a musical crowd, namely, Ranking Toyan, Little Harry, and Little John to name a few. Living in... More..