Janice Fyffe or Lady G, is a female Jamaican dancehall and reggae DJ. Her most popular song is “Man a Bad Man,” from the film Third World Cop. She has a solid fan base in Jamaica although she is not as popular outside. Other songs of hers include “Nuff Respect,” “Round Table Talk,” “Certain Friends,” and “Breeze Off.” She has also recently toured the United States with Buju Banton.
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James Chambers, popularly known as Jimmy Cliff, was born on April 1, 1948 in St. Catherine, Jamaica. He is a Jamaican reggae musician best known among mainstream audiences for hit songs like “Sittin’ in Limbo,” “You Can Get It If You Really Want It,” and “Many Rivers to Cross.”
Aside from providing the music for the 1972 film “The Harder they Come,” Jimmy Cliff also starred as reggae singing hopeful Ivan Martin, appeared as Jamaican musician and revolutionary Ernest Reed, and contributed the song “Seven Day Weekend,” where he sang with Elvis Costello.
Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, guitarist, and activist. He is the most renowned performer of reggae music, to the point that when one mentions reggae, Bob Marley’s name is sure to follow.
Bob Marley is best known for his reggae songs “I Shot the Sheriff,” “Three Little Birds,” “Exodus, ” “Could You Be Loved,” “Redemption Song,” “One Love,” and “No Woman No Cry,” the video below.