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..
Veteran Reggae vocalist Delton Screechie, was born Delton Lowe and grew up in Kingston 11 Jamaica, he started singing in 1975 with the Flames Sound System, a resident sound in his home area ( Kingston 11 ). Deltons first release was in 1979: Evil Woman, for producer Floyd Perch aka PaPa Kojak ; then came Ungrateful Woman, Mix Up and Answer Ml Question... More..
Barry Brown had a very distinct voice and often recorded deep roots and social observations that were always very poular. BB had his finger on the pulse of the Jamaican community and was always a featured artist on the decks of the sound systems.Jah Thomas produced this track to promote peace among the political factions that were indeed dividing the island. More..
Many years have passed since artist Ijahway started to play music here and there. How could we define his music? Well, it is a blend of conscious lyrics, energetic vibes with a husky voice. Deep and grave, stained by human conditions, inspired by real experiences and not fictions. A mix of reggae, new roots, ragga, blues, rock and world influences.From his native land... More..
Jah Thomas and Silver Camel worked together on the trax at Pathway Studios in London. The vocal trax were laid over dubs that Jah Thomas had laid down at Channel One Studio in Jamaica and mixed at King Tubbys Studio by Scientist.The net result was that a more 'live' dancehall feel was achieved.The album 'Dancehall Stylee' hit the Number One spot on Black Echoes charts.Jah... More..