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Died: March 2, 2021 Trending Born: April 10, 1947, Kingston, Jamaica
Born: September 21, 1942, Kingston, Jamaica Died: February 17, 2021
Born: January 1, 1946 Died: December 2020 Albert Griffiths, frontman of the reggae band The Gladiators, died on Tuesday evening in Aberdeen, St Elizabeth. He was 74 years old.
Edward O'Sullivan Lee OD, (August 23, 1941, Kingston, Jamaica Died: October 6, 2020) known by the name Bunny "Striker" Lee, was a Jamaican record producer.
Frederick Nathaniel "Toots" Hibbert, O.J. (8 December 1942 – 11 September 2020) was a Jamaican singer and songwriter who was the lead vocalist for the reggae and ska band Toots and the Maytals.
Joseph Hill (22/1/1949 - 19/8/2006) He was the lead singer and songwriter for the roots reggae group Culture
Horace Swaby (June 21, 1954 – May 18, 1999), known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards. He popularized the use of the melodica (an instrument at that time primarily used in Jamaica to teach music to schoolchildren) in reggae music. His album King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown (1976) is often regarded as one of the most important examples of dub. Pablo died of the nerve disorder Myasthenia gravis.
Dennis Emmanuel Brown (1 February 1957 – 1 July 1999) was a Jamaican reggae singer. During his prolific career, which began in the late 1960s when he was aged eleven, he recorded more than 75 albums and was one of the major stars of lovers rock, a sub-genre of reggae. Bob Marley cited Brown as his favourite singer, dubbing him "The Crown Prince of Reggae", and Brown would prove influential on future generations of reggae singers. Brown died of complications from respiratory problems.
Clement Seymour "Sir Coxsone" Dodd CD (Kingston, Jamaica, 26 January 1932 – 5 May 2004) was a Jamaican record producer who was influential in the development of ska and reggae in the 1950s, 1960s and beyond. He received his nickname "Coxsone" at school: because of his teenage talent as a cricketer, his friends compared him to Alec Coxon, a member of the 1940s Yorkshire County Cricket Club team.[
Peter Tosh, (born Winston Hubert McIntosh ; 19 October 1944 – 11 September 1987) was a Jamaican reggae musician who was a core member of the band The Wailers (1963–1974), and who afterwards had a successful solo career as well as being a promoter of Rastafari. Peter Tosh was brutally murdered at his home in Barbican, Kingston by gunmen.
David Victor Emmanuel (10 February 1963 – 15 March 2011), better known as Smiley Culture, was a British reggae singer and DJ known for his 'fast chat' style. During a relatively brief period of fame and success, he produced two of the most critically acclaimed reggae singles of the 1980s. He died on 15 March 2011, aged 48, during a police raid on his home.
Nesta Robert Marley OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who achieved international fame through a series of crossover reggae albums. Marley is the undisputed king of reggae music, the only reggae artist to achieve the worldwide status of superstar. Bob Marley was suffering from cancer. He died in a Miami hospital on Monday May 11, 1981.
They wrote the history of reggae and continue to live in us.