Luciano

Genres: Reggae
Descriptive "tags": reggae minimal roots reggae techno roots Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s

Biography

Jepther McClymont, 20 October 1964, Manchester, Jamaica, West Indies. Luciano was one of the most promising new singer-songwriters to emerge in 1993. He began singing in his local parish church before assuming the name of Stepper John and relocating to Kingston in April 1992. There he voiced his debut tune for Herman Chin-Loy at Aquarius, then half an album with Pressley for Mau Mau producer Sky High. Homer Harris of Blue Mountain had by that time changed McClymont’s name to Luciano. His first Jamaican hit, ‘Give My Love A Try’, was for Castro Brown and a clutch of ballads and self-penned reality songs soon followed, initially for Brown’s New Name label. Philip ‘Fatis’ Burrell produced his first two UK hits, ‘Chant Out’ and ‘Poor And Simple’, in the summer of 1993 on Exterminator Records, and was later to release his debut solo album Moving Up.

Singles for Xterminator, Blacka Dread (‘Time...

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