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I-Roy

I-Roy: The Mighty Poet

Roy Samuel Reid, better known as I-Roy, was born on June 28th, 1944 in Jamaica’s Saint Thomas parish. He was one of the most influential reggae artists of the 1970s. His lyrics were often humorous, incorporating elements of songs and nursery rhymes.He graduated from Dinthill Technical College before starting [...]

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Coxsone Dodd

Sir Coxsone Dodd

Clement Seymour “Sir Coxsone” Dodd was born on January 26th, 1932 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was an influential record producer who launched the careers of numerous renowned reggae artists and played a pivotal role in the development of reggae and ska music.When working as a sugar cane cutter in [...]

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