Bob Marley and the Wailers was a Jamaican reggae band led by Bob Marley. It developed from the earlier ska vocal group, the Wailers, created by Marley with Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer in 1963. By late 1963 singers Junior Braithwaite, Beverley Kelso, and Cherry Smith had joined on.
Reggae artist Peter Tosh was born in rural Jamaica on October 19, 1944. There, he started the band the Wailers with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer, and the three rose to fame as successful musicians. Tosh enjoyed musical success after leaving the Wailers and embarking on a solo career.
Bunny Wailer (Neville O'Riley Livingston O.M., born 10 April 1947, also known as Bunny Livingston and affectionately Jah B), is a Jamaican singer songwriter and percussionist and was an original member of reggae group The Wailers along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.
Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group the Aces (consisting of Wilson James and Easton Barrington Howard), he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with "Israelites" (1968).
Damian Robert Nesta "Jr. Gong" Marley (born 21 July 1978) is a Jamaican reggae artist. Damian is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. Damian was 2 years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. Damian's nickname Junior Gong is derived from his father's nickname of Tuff Gong.
Miguel Orlando Collins (born 17 April 1976), known by his stage name Sizzla Kalonji or Sizzla, is a Jamaican reggae musician. He is one of the most commercially and critically successful contemporary reggae artists and is noted for his high number of releases.
Sly and Robbie are a prolific Jamaican rhythm section and production duo, associated primarily with the reggae and dub genres. Drummer Sly Dunbar and bassist Robbie Shakespeare teamed up in the mid-1970s after establishing themselves separately in Jamaica as professional musicians.
Chronixx and his music has been branded as a "Reggae Revival", alongside other reggae musicians including Dre Island, Jah Bouks, Jah9, Protoje, Kelissa, Jesse Royal, Keznamdi and Kabaka Pyramid. His lyrical content revolves around themes of anti-war, romantic declarations and resiliency.
Vybz Kartel has also hosted his own reality television show "Teacha's Pet" on CVM Jamaica broadcast channel, the first reality television show hosted by a dancehall artist in Jamaica. The premise of "Teacha's Pet" found 20 women living in a Kingston house vying for the artist's affection; the show's lascivious content elicited condemnation of its sponsor, telecommunications company LIME.
Sean Paul often contributes his songs to various Riddim Driven albums (by VP Records). In March 2007, he returned to Jamaica to perform at the Cricket World Cup 2007 opening ceremony. Paul appears on the game Def Jam: Fight for NY as part of Snoop Dogg's crew and again in the game's sequel, Def Jam: Icon.
"Not Satisfied" was a London roots-reggae album released in 1982. In August of '82 Aswad played live at Meanwhile Gardens on the Sunday of Notting Hill Carnival and the resulting live album "Live and Direct" is a faithful record of that event, where they played a live dub set.
Israel Vibration are a reggae harmony group, originating from Kingston, Jamaica. Lascelle "Wiss" Bulgin, Albert "Apple Gabriel" Craig, and Cecil "Skelly" Spence all overcame childhood polio, and went on to be one of the most successful roots groups to form in Jamaica in the 1970s. The trio initially met as children at a rehabilitation center.
Rita Marley discography and songs: Music profile for Rita Marley, born July 25, 1946. Genres: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Soul. Albums include Live 8, MOJO Presents: Cigarettes and Alcohol - 15 Tracks Celebrating the Pleasures of Drinking and Smoking..., and Trojan Reggae Sisters Box Set.
McGregor has also recorded as a drummer with artists such as Sugar Minott and Judy Mowatt. McGregor has also toured extensively for many years. He secured a licensing agreement with RAS Records in US and released Come on Over in 1983. McGregor's albums in the 2000s were Signature and Anything for You, which received a Grammy nomination.
The Guidian published death hoax on April 19, 2018, reporting that Beenie Man was dead. You can read the celebrity death hoax below. KINGSTON – Jamaican reggae and dancehall artiste Beenie Man has died at 44. Real name Anthony Moses Davis, Beenie Man was hospitalized in a critical condition after sustaining injuries from gunshots.
Career. Born in America, Colorado, Luciano began recording in 2017, with his first single "Exeleration" followed by a split album with Jameson Goldstein.His first releases as Luciano included the hit single "Stop Global Warming", followed by his other hit "Bo the Best brawler"
Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, but raised in Kingston Town, golden-voiced singer Jah Cure (real name Siccature Alcock) became involved with reggae music as a teenager and rapidly rose to fame in the late '90s only to have his meteoric climb to the top halted by a jail sentence.
The Rough Guide to Reggae (World Music Network, 1997); a vintage recording of "Chinatown" credited to Don Drummond & The Skatalites. Ska Island (Island Records, 1997), performing their own "Magic Star", as well as "Can't You See" with Doreen Shaefer, and "King of Kings" with Prince Buster.
Lowell "Sly" Fillmore Dunbar (born 10 May 1952, Kingston, Jamaica) is a drummer, best known as one half of the prolific Jamaican rhythm section and reggae production duo Sly and Robbie. Biography Dunbar began playing at 15 in a band called The Yardbrooms.
Jacob Miller (4 May 1952 – 23 March 1980) was a Jamaican reggae artist and a Rasta. His first recording session was with the famous Clement "Sir Coxsone" Dodd in the late 1960's. While pursuing a prolific solo career, he became the lead singer for reggae group Inner Circle.
Cecil Bustamente Campbell OD (24 May 1938 – 8 September 2016), known professionally as Prince Buster, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer. The records he released in the 1960s influenced and shaped the course of Jamaican contemporary music and created a legacy of work that would be drawn upon later by reggae and ska artists.
As the son of reggae legend Jimmy Riley, it's fair to say that Tarrus Riley has felt the weight of high expectations, which makes it all the more impressive that he's managed to live up to them and become one of the most respected reggae artists of his generation.