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Chino – biography 2011

Mar 10, 2011 No Comments by

He is Dancehall’s most esoteric, yet, unconcealed weapon. Daniel “Chino” McGregor is a paradox in plain sight. Armed with potent lyrics, a velvety-smooth voice, street cred, an undeniable mystique that drives female fans wild: Chino is unquestionably a man for all seasons. Chino, who was born on the 12th of February 1983, is the son […]

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Lady Saw – biography 2010

Oct 20, 2010 No Comments by

Marion ‘Lady Saw’ Hall, born 12th of July in Saint Mary, Jamaica, is known primarily as  “The Queen of the Dancehall.”  She is the first female deejay to win a Grammy Award and to be certified a triple-platinum artist. She is also the first woman to headline dancehall shows outside her native Jamaica. Marion was […]

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Esco biography

Aug 27, 2010 No Comments by

Dancehall Reggae recording artist, Esco aka Esco da Shocker is the son of veteran Jamaican disc jockey, Errol ‘ET’ Thompson (former Wailers backing singer, Marcia Griffiths is his step-mom), Esco (Matthew Thompson) is the product of a major reggae bloodline.    Esco’s own production credits included co-produced material on nearly every big rhythm to come out […]

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Junior Kelly Biography

Aug 09, 2010 No Comments

Reggae’s aural landscape has undergone a dramatic transformation since 2005 when cultural themes controlled the dancehall as deejays chanted praises to Jah Rastafari and wrote songs to uplift and inspire listeners. Many artists who attained notoriety espousing these fortifying concepts promptly abandoned them when the prevailing lyrical tide took a sharp detour towards graphic violence, […]

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Romain Virgo Exclusive

Aug 03, 2010 No Comments

Romain Virgo is one of Jamaica’s brights new voices. Winning Jamaica’s premere music TV competiton, Rising Stars (comparable to American Idol), allowed this talent to work with esteemed hitmakers like Donovan German.

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Busy Signal Biography

Aug 03, 2010 No Comments

Busy’s first exposure to music, like so many Jamaican youth, was in the church.

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Gyptian Biography

Aug 03, 2010 No Comments

Gyptian was raised in the rural King Weston district in the parish of St. Andrew by his Christian mother Pauline and his Rastafarian father, Basil.

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Capleton Biography

Jul 14, 2010 No Comments

A wise man once said that a prophet is never honored in his own country. And so it has been with Capleton. While the veteran DJ‚s words and works long ago earned him the title of “The Prophet,” the respect and honor that should rightfully be his have been a long time coming.  Anytime you […]

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Ky-Enie Biography

Jul 04, 2010 No Comments

Ky-enie is a true expression of Reggae’s versatility.His sizzling live performances take you on a journeythat is rooted in Reggae but makes stopovers inDancehall, Rock, and Acoustic Soul.

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Da’Ville Biography

Jul 04, 2010 No Comments

Orville Thomas, aka Da’Ville, is a tall, slender twenty-five year old singingsensation from Kingston, Jamaica. He started singing at the tender age of twelve while in high school. “It all began for me when I became a member of my high school choir, singing at the morning devotions in front of a large school audience. It doesn’t […]

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