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Mavado photo


Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Jun 13, 2018
This dance hall super star’s career trajectory has been truly spectacular and continues from strength to strength: “Mavado… combines hip-hop influenced beats with ominous minor key vocals about street life and salvation." Rolling Stone
Barrington Levy photo

Barrington Levy

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Performing with the vibrant energy and spontaneity of a sound system deejay Barrington Levy was one of the first vocalists to transfer the live raw excitement of the dance hall direct to record…
Johnny Osbourne photo

Johnny Osbourne

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: May 30, 2018
A consummate, professional vocalist who demonstrated, time and time again, that there was room for a versatile veteran amongst the brash, younger rising stars of the dance hall.
Prince Jammy photo

Prince Jammy

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: May 2, 2018
“New engineer round a Tubby’s named Jammy. Him wicked!”
Heptones photo


Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Apr 25, 2018
Anyone with more than just a passing interest in rock steady and reggae knows and loves the music of The Heptones. Their near faultless body of work gives no indication as to why crossover success managed to elude one of the greatest ever Jamaican harmony trios
Ken Boothe photo

Ken Boothe

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Mar 23, 2018
Ken Boothe, “one of the quintessential Jamaican soul voices”, possesses the unerring ability to impart heartfelt emotion to even the most innocent, innocuous songs…
Skatalites photo


Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Mar 22, 2018
The Skatalites worked together as a recording band from 1963 to 1965 but during those two incredibly creative years they established the template for all that followed.
Junior Murvin photo

Junior Murvin

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Mar 14, 2018
Also known as Junior Soul and Junior Mervin an under-recorded singer whose indubitable, indisputably classic song ‘Police & Thieves’ transcended its origins in downtown Kingston’s internecine political violence to become a worldwide anthem for the fight against oppression both from below and from those at the very top.
Carlton & The Shoes photo

Carlton & The Shoes

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Mar 7, 2018
Legendary rock steady and reggae vocal group led by Carlton Manning… their debut recording ‘Love Me Forever’ is an all time classic.
King Stitt photo

King Stitt

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Feb 28, 2018
The series of singles that King Stitt, the first ever deejay superstar, made with Clancy Eccles were the first where the deejay received a proper credit on record. They demonstrated how lyrical interjections and interruptions from a ‘toaster’ could build up as much excitement on record as they did in a dance… and the floodgates were now open.
Winston Scotland photo

Winston Scotland

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Feb 13, 2018
A name that deserves to be up there with the other great deejay originators of the early seventies…
Meditations photo


Text by Jeremy Collingwood
Date Updated: Jan 31, 2018
A fine vocal trio consisting of Ansel Cridland, Winston Watson and one time member of the Righteous Flames, Danny Clarke. It was Clarke who founded the group in 1975 and over the next decade they cut themselves a niche as a classic Jamaican roots vocal harmony group – whose sales never reflected their standing in the reggae world.
Derrick Morgan photo

Derrick Morgan

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Jan 24, 2018
The personification and epitome of musical and sartorial cool Derrick Morgan’s story recounts the growth of Jamaican music into the phenomenon that took the world by storm in the mid-seventies.
Big Youth photo

Big Youth

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Jan 10, 2018
One of the most important and influential stylistic and artistic innovators of the second half of the twentieth century…
Keith Hudson photo

Keith Hudson

Text by Jeremy Collingwood
Date Updated: Dec 27, 2017
A producer turned performer, Hudson always created music of worth and note that developed a very particular style over the 1970’s. He never crossed into the mainstream but many people’s collections feature his albums and singles. His death at the age of 42 saw reggae loose a maverick.
Earl Sixteen photo

Earl Sixteen

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Nov 8, 2017
Earl ‘Sixteen’ Daley has never stopped singing for those who care, not only about reggae music, but also about the message within the music.
King Tubby photo

King Tubby

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Oct 25, 2017
The Dub Inventor, was not only responsible for transforming the music making process but also the way we listen to and appreciate music in the latter half of the twentieth century.
Count Ossie photo

Count Ossie

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Oct 18, 2017
Count Ossie was the foremost exponent of Rasta drumming; his bass drum adorned with Psalm 133 ‘Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity’. His presence continues to be felt as an intuitive act of faith demonstrating an unbroken link with Jamaican music’s shared ancestral and cultural heritage.
Jah Shaka photo

Jah Shaka

Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Oct 11, 2017
Legendary London based sound system controller and record producer who has ceaselessly championed Rastafarian roots reggae over the last four decades.
Gaylads photo


Text by Harry Hawks
Date Updated: Oct 4, 2017
One of the foremost vocal groups of the sixties and early seventies…
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