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Capleton - 100% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Urban & Rap Music Videos & Concerts
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Clifton George Bailey III, 13 April 1967, Islington, St. Mary, Jamaica, West Indies. Bailey earned his future stage name by virtue of his sharp reasoning skills, which led his friends to name him after a lawyer in his home town. By 1994, Capleton’s work for the African Star label had led to him being regarded as one of the most innovative cultural DJs of his generation. Read more

Sizzla - 94% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Dance Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Urban & Rap
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Miguel Orlando Collins, 17 April 1977, Jamaica, West Indies. Sizzla served his musical apprenticeship on the Caveman Hi-Fi sound system, and in 1995 he released his debut through Zagalou before joining the Firehouse crew. He released a number of singles in Jamaica, notably ‘Judgement Morning’, ‘Lifes Road’, ‘Blaspheme’ and a combination with Sha Read more

Junior Kelly - 75% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae
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Keith Morgan, 23 September 1969, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Morgan was educated at St. Catherine High School and through peer pressure inherited his brother Jim’s musical legacy. Morgan was the brother of the late DJ, Jim Kelly, whose dancehall prominence opened a few doors for his younger sibling. In 1985, his elder brother took Morgan to his favourite studio wher Read more

Alborosie - 58% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Pop / Rock
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Richie Spice - 54% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae
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Richell Bonner, 1975, Rock Hall, St. Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies. Bonner comes from a musical family that includes his siblings, Spanner Banner, Pliers and Snatcher Dog. Spice’s debut release, ‘Killing A Sound’, was recorded with Dennis ‘Star’ Hayes and introduced the singer to the reggae cognoscenti. The song attracted the attention of Clive Hunt, Read more

Jah Cure - 53% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Pop / Rock
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Sicature Alcock, 1980, St. James, Jamaica, West Indies. Jah Cure emerged in 1997 as a roots and culture singer. He joined Beres Hammond’s Harmony House crew where he was asked to record in combination with Sizzla. The result of this session culminated in the release of the internationally successful, ‘King Of The Jungle’. He followed his debut with ‘Divid Read more

Morgan Heritage - 47% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae
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Morgan Heritage initially comprised eight of Denroy Morgan’s children. The line-up featured Denroy Junior (1970, Jamaica, West Indies; drums) and Jeffrey (b. 1971, Jamaica, West Indies; lead guitar). The other six siblings were born in New York, USA: Una (b. 1973; vocals/keyboards), David (b. 1974; bass), Roy (b. 1976; vocals/keyboards) and Peter (b. 1977; vocals/keyboa Read more

Tarrus Riley - 47% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae R&B / Soul
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Cocoa Tea - 41% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Pop / Rock
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Calvin George Scott, 3 September 1959, Rocky Point, Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies. Cocoa Tea began his career while still a child in Kingston in 1974, singing on a couple of obscure records for an equally obscure producer, Willie Francis; ‘Searching In The Hills’ was issued under the name of Calvin Scott. He vanished again until 1983, when, sporting dreadlocks an Read more

Alpha Blondy - 37% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae
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Seydou Koné, 1 January 1953, Dimbokoro, Ivory Coast. During the mid-80s, reggae vocalist Blondy, whose name translates as First Bandit, became one of West Africa’s most successful band leaders, his songs widely covered by other local reggae artists. Adopting not only the rhythms and instrumental arrangements of Jamaican reggae, Blondy also followed its tradition Read more

Burning Spear - 37% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Reggae Music Videos & Concerts
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Barrington Levy - 36% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Music Videos & Concerts
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30 April 1964, Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies. Barrington Levy was one of the first singers to challenge the dominance of DJs in 80s dancehall reggae, although his earliest recording, under the name of the Mighty Multitude (‘My Black Girl’ in 1977), predated that era. Another early single, ‘A Long Long Time Since We Don’t Have No Love’ in 1978, foll Read more

Bushman - 35% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae
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Dwight Duncan, 1973, Prospect Beach, Jamaica, West Indies. Duncan was raised in the Rastafarian faith in his early years, and he later attended drama school and sang in the local church choir where his idiosyncratic vocals were nurtured. He began work as a DJ under the name Junior Melody at the Black Star Line sound system in St. Thomas, and later hitch-hiked the 70 miles to Read more

Mr. Vegas - 35% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae Latin
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Clifford Smith, 1975, St. Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies. Smith spent his adolescence nurturing his soccer skills, and his tackling proficiency led to the nickname of Vegas, a reference to the twisting skills of the go-go dancers at the local Las Vegas Club. Smith began his musical career in 1986 when he visited a recording studio in Kingston. His recording career was put on h Read more

Buju Banton - 34% match to Anthony B

Genres: Reggae
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Mark Anthony Myrie, 15 July 1973, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Banton was raised in Denham Town and began to learn the craft of the DJ at the age of 13 with the Rambo Mango and Sweet Love sound systems. The name Buju, meaning breadfruit, was given to him by his mother when he was a baby because of his chubbiness. DJ Clement Irie introduced him to Robert Ffrench, who produ Read more

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