The reggae artists back in the early days of this powerful music were mostly singing about social commentary.
Reggae is a genre of Jamaican music developed in the 1970s. This was originally more roots, Rastafarian geared and religious.
It is said to be strongly influenced by African beats and also Rhythm and Blues.
Sadiki aka Henry Buckley, Jr. - Reggae Singer/Songwriter/Producer - Today's ideal artist is somewhat of a Renaissance person - one who can sing, write, produce and engineer and everything in between.
Although most Jamaican and people worldwide have concluded that Bob Marley is the King of this genre of music. We have done some research and we have discovered that one of the main individual who's responsible for this genre of music is Count Ossie.
Below you'll find more information on some of reggae's Top Artists..
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Dancehall Reggae singer General Smiley - Dancehall Reggae singer
general smiley. Smiley is part of the first reggae duo Papa Michigan
- Dancehall Reggae singer Shinehead. He was born in Kent, England on April 10, 1962. His real name is Edmund Carl Aiken.
Dancehall Reggae artiste Busy Signal, was born Reanno Gordon on January 24, 1982 in Brown's Town, St. Ann, Jamaica.
Reggae artiste Kernel Benz Stevens - Kernel BENZ Stevens A.K.A OLBENZ was born in the caribbean island of DOMINICA.
Reggae artist Nicky B Cooking Up Hits for 2011 - Though his dream of being a professional chef did not materialize, Nicky B is busy in the studio cooking up sweet-sounding treats that he is ready to dish out for anxious fans starting with his newest single “Golddigger” featuring Elephant Man.
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"Bob Marley" - The Legend "Bob Marley" birth name Robert Nesta Marley born on February 6, 1945 in Nine Miles St. Anns Jamaica. He started recording in the 1960's.
'Burning Spear' - "Burning Spear" (Winston Rodney") was born on March 1, 1948. He is a son from the Parish of St. Ann Jamaica.
'UB40 UK Top Reggae Group' - UB40 is a British reggae group which was founded in 1978 in Birmingham England (UK). This band/Group is considered to be one of the most successful reggae group out of Europe.
Kevin Lyttle dancehall reggae, Soca and R&B artiste - Kevin Lyttle was born Lescott Kevin Lyttle Coombs on September 14, 1976 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Reggae and R&B singer Sean Kingston - Sean Kingston was born Kisean Anderson in Miami, Florida on February 3, 1990.
Wayne Marshall - Birth name Wayne Mitchell is one of Jamaica's finest Sinjay. He
is most notable for his collaborations with Sean Paul, Elephant Man and
Dancehall reggae singer Tony Curtis - Tony Curtis started singing at an early age, his first musical accomplishment was winning a talent show in Ocho Rios, Jamaica in 1991.
Reggae songstress Etana, "The Strong One". Born (Shauna McKenzie) May 22, 1983 in August Town Jamaica.
Dancehall artist Minaj and Pop Star- Dancehall artist Minaj, birth name Onika Maraj, was born on December 8, 1984 in Trinidad and Tobago. At the age of five (5) she moved to Queens New York where she lived with her Family.
This Multi talented dancehall singer Toi, is a Jamaican, American singer, songwriter, composer, and producer who is destined for great things in the dancehall and reggae music industry.
Roots Empress Dezarie - Dezarie or should we say "Empress"?, is a reggae singer from St. Croix US Virgin Islands.
Duane Stephenson "August Town and Black Gold" - Duane Stephenson was born on April 22, 1976, in Kingston, Jamaica. Stephenson started out in the music business as the lead singer for the group To-Isis.
Everald "Gabriel Cabuross" Bennett - Everald "Gabriel Cabuross" Bennett is a son of the parish of St. Mary Jamaica. He started out at a tender age of five (5) singing in church and school concerts.
Dancehall Reggae Recording artiste Khago - Khago or should I say "Chicago". Birth name Ricardo Gayle, is a reggae artiste from the parish of St. Ann Jamaica.
Reggae artiste I Octane aka Hot Ras, The Closer - "New Artiste" I Octane is one of the most conscious young reggae artiste in the business today.
Dancehall Producers Major Lazer- If you should asked anyone what or who is Major Lazer?. They would say "Its a fictional cartoon character" who fought as a Jamaican commando in a Zombie war in 1984.
Reggae artiste Jhikoman biography - Jhikoman is a well-known Tanzanian reggae artist. His unique singing style and lyrics have been touching people since 1994.
Jah Vinci dancehall reggae artiste - Jah Vinci who's real name is Kirk Rhoden burst unto the dancehall reggae scene in 2008 with a collaboration with his then mentor Vybz Kartel called "Weh Dem A Guh" on producer Stephen Mcgregor's Day Rave Riddim.
Barbee dancehall, reggae and R&B singer - The name Barbie is categorized by many as the name of a star like doll for girls. Barbie symbolizes endless change but constant quality.
Reggae Recording artiste Dexterious - Born Tion Williams on March 8th
1994, to parents Janet Williams (housewife) and Cecil Williams,
(mechanic) in the humble parish of St. Catherine, Jamaica.
Reggae Singer Maxi Priest - Dancehall reggae artiste Maxi Priest, the singer who's real name is Max Alfred was on June 10, 1962 in Lewisham, London, England.
Reggae artist Jahmali - When Young Ryan Thomas decided to enter into the music industry full time he had already garnered some experience as a Teacher of Math and General Science.
Dancehall reggae artiste Capleton aka King Shango - Capleton King Shango, King David, The Fire Man, The Prophet is just some of the names that that dancehall artiste born Clifton George Bailey on April 13, 1967 in St. Mary, Jamaica is called.
Deep Jahi dancehall and reggae music artiste - Crafted by the countryside, the St Mary born "Deep Jahi" talent was urge to do music at a tender age.
Yami Bolo One of the freshest dancehall reggae artiste - Dancehall Reggae artiste Yami Bolo. Born Rolando Ephraim McLean on October 1, 1970 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Reggae recording artist Rayvon - Brooklyn-raised Rayvon has garnered this success and more while affectionately being dubbed the “ambassador of hip-hop reggae.”
Freddie McGregor Singer and Producer - Freddie McGregor was born on June 27, 1956 in Clarendon, Jamaica. He consider to be one reggae music most durable and soulful singer.
Reggae artiste Jah Abeng - JAH Abeng born on July 21, 1972 in Camberwell St Mary, Randolph George Campbell went to Camberwell All Age School where his mother taught at that time.
King Yellow Man "The Original King of the Dancehall" - Yellow Man the real king of the Dancehall! Yellowman born Winston Foster on January 15, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica is said to be the original King of Dancehall and Dancehall Music. He is also called King Yellowman.
Reggae singer Ultimate Shines - Ultimate Shines was born Mark Anthony James on the 8th of April 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is one of six children consisting of two sisters and three brothers. Mark James attended Denham Town Secondary and graduated in 1985.
Dancehall artiste Cutty Ranks gets higher Rank - CUTTY Ranks is beaming with pride as a song he recorded in 1997, Cosita Mix, has been remixed and has generated over 107 million views online in its first week.
Reggae Singer Jack Radics - Not seen or heard much from the talented dancehall reggae singer Mr. Jack Radics in recent times, but when Kevin Jackson from the Jamaica Observer and Excess publications bumped into him recently, he had quite a mouthful to say.
Reggae industry makes way for Tafari - Kingston, Jamaica; 26 year old Daryl ‘Tafari’ Tate, a humble Jamaican musical mastermind, has successfully released his first musical project entitled Jah Jah Mi Call Pon on his Modern Anciency Music label.
Reggae artiste Ini Kamoze The Hot Stepper - Ini Kamoze (Cecil
Campbell) was born on October 9, 1957. He is a son of the parish of St.
Dancehall artiste Lady Patra - Lady patra was born Dorothy Smith on November 22, 1972 in Westmoreland, Jamaica.
Reggae Singer Jimmy Cliff (OM), actor, music innovator, singer, songwriter, music producer, "Activist", and businessman.
Reggae singer John Holt - Reggae singer John Holt born John Kenneth Holt on July 11, 1947 in Kingston Jamaica. Died October 19th, 2014.
Acoustic Reggae music, what is this? This is music which is produce with primarily instruments, mostly the guitar.
This type of reggae music is not popular in Jamaica even though some of our top reggae artiste do perform this type of music.
Reggae artiste Yasus Afari - Dem Way Deh Official Video - Word Sound Power and Dub Poetry ‘In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.’ - John 1:1
Dancehall artist Shabba Ranks! (Rexton Rawlston Fernando Gordon) aka Mr
loverman and Co-Pilot was born on January 17, 1966 in the parish of St.
Reggae Singer Janine Jkuhl Promotes New Single Your Smile - Indie singer Janine Jkuhl is making the rounds, promoting her single Your Smile.
Reggae artiste Malayky - Malayky (read: Malla –yee–Ki = like the “key”), the pearl of the Reggae, since February 05, 2017, has just been propelled on the top step of the podium of African Reggae, thanks to his first opus “Radykal Roots”.
Reggae Recording artiste Jerome Forde - Jermaine Brinsley Forde, the name given by his parents, was born under the sign of Rueben, first born, for both his parents in London.
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