Archive for the 'Riddim' Category

Greatest Bike Rider- Wayne Lonesome and Sugar Minott

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Sugar Minott, born Lincoln Barrington Minott on May 25, 1956, in Kingston, Jamaica, is a Jamaican reggae singer , producer and sound-system operator. He began his career as part of The African Brothers along with Tony Tuff and Derrick Howard. Throughout the 1980s the hits kept coming. Being able to encompass different styles from rough roots to sweet lovers, through to classic dancehall, he was an artist of some influence.

Richie Stephens – Strength Of Your Love

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Richard Stephenson, better known as Richie Stephens, born December 5, 1966 in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, Jamaica, is a R&B , dancehall and reggae singer and producer. In the early 90s Stephens was a part of the 2-time Grammy winning act Soul II Soul and had recorded at Motown , besides producing reggae records and establishing his own label, Pot of Gold . Later that decade he published famed dancehall singles like Winner , Bus the Place and the mock operatic Slop Dem . In 2006, Stephens was rewarded the Jamaican Governor-General’s Achievement Award for contributing to civic, social and recreational projects in and around the parish of Westmoreland.

Assassin – “I Don’t Care” Dub Plate

Monday, May 12th, 2008
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Assassin is one of the hottest DJs in dancehall reggae music. He lives up to his name but “killing” people on the microphone whenever he gets the chance. He takes no prisoners.

Glamma Kid – Why

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Glamma Kid, was awarded the best reggae act award back in 1998 by the MOBO awards. Glamma Kid is often referred to as the Puff Daddy of UK reggae.

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