South African Reggae Music

South African Reggae Music - Ever since reggae Icon Bob Marley visited Zimbabwe in 1980 for there independence celebration concert, the people across South Africa has adopted reggae music as one of its own.

Africa's first and most successful reggae artist is Lucky Dube. Most of his fans said that his style was modelled closely on that of Jamaica's reggae legend Peter Tosh.

Lucky Dube was born in Ermelo on August 3, 1964.

Lucky Dube was killed On October 18, 2007 in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosettenville. He was and still is one of South Africa's best-selling reggae artists.

Other top reggae artists from Africa are Sipho Johnson known as Jumbo, Ben Okafor, Alpha Blondy, Tiken Jah Fak Oly, Stimela among many others.

One of South African Reggae music top producer/distribution company is "Putumayo". Putumayo World Music was established in 1975 to introduce people to the music of the world's cultures.

South africa also have some of the top sound systems in the dancehallreggae industries.

Systems such as African Storm from Johannesburg, Admiral & Jah Seed, Fahari Sound, African Exodus Batanai Empire Sound, Shocking Vibes, Silver Stone, Small Axe, Stereo One and Sweet Ebony are some of the best there.

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