Ranking Dread real name Robert BlackwoodRanking Dread was a little known DJ and very little information is available about him. It seems he came from a poor background in the ghetto. Got a few lucky breaks from Tappa Zukie. Tappa introduced Dread to Bunny Lee and trax were selected for Dread to use for releases in England.It goes something like this:Ranking Dread (RD) &... More..
Roots Reggae Party Volume 2 continues the dancehall and roots vibes of Roots Reggae Party Volume 1.Individual tracks produced and arranged by C. GregoryTrax compiled and selected by Silver Camel inna showcase style: vocal, DJ, and dubTrax laid and mixed by King Tubby, Scientist, and The Professor at King Tubby's Studio and Channel One Studio.Sleeve concept and copyright... More..
Gregory Isaacs, the Cool Ruler, ruled the dancehall with his unique voice and delivery style. Whether it was Lovers Rock, Roots, or a social commentary, the voice and the commitment behind the lyrics hit home with his legions of fans.Sorely missed, the Cool Ruler left a lagacy of great music. Here are two tracks but there are many more for you, the listener, to discover.Enjoy. More..
SCREECHIE AND KOJAK, Kojak, born Floyd Anthony Perch, 30th September 1959 in Kingston, Jamaica came from a large family and from a very early age had a keen interest in music even though his Aunt Mabel discouraged him from this career path. Kojaks first stage name was “Pretty Boy Floyd” and his... More..
Benaïssa LingerSuccess is no stranger to Benïssa. Back in 1996 he founded the first Dutch singing r&b-rap-reggae combination group called Arnhemsgewijs. Lloyd DeMeza was invited to be the lead singer of the group. The result was two top 5 single hits and a hit album in the Netherlands.In 1998 Benaïssa, that time known as Kenny Wise, toured Germany and... More..