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Genre found in Caribbean - especially Jamaica

Ari Up

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Arianna Forster
Also Known As:
Baby Ari
Madussa
Ari-Up
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English punk rock band The Slits, formed when she was fourteen.

Buju Banton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mark Anthony Myrie
Also Known As:
Gargamel
Birth Date:
Age today:
45, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reggae and dancehall. Albums Voice of Jamaica, Til Shiloh, Before the Dawn. Song Willy Don't Be Silly. Sentenced to 10 years prison for drug sales.

Beenie Man

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Moses Davis
Also Known As:
Ras Moses
Nickname(s):
Dancehall King
Birth Date:
Age today:
44, 31 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

UK. Reggae and rap. Song Who Am I. Album Many Moods of Moses

Bounty Killer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rodney Basil Price
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reggae star. Album My Xperience. Accused of inciting violence about anti-gay issues.

Ali Campbell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alistair Ian Campbell
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group UB40. Album Running Free. Song Rat in Mi Kitchen. Song Red, Red Wine a cover of the Neil Diamond song.

Clevie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cleveland Browne

Brief Facts:

Group Steely and Clevie. Album Steely and Clevie Play Studio One

Jimmy Cliff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Chambers
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Harder They Come, Club Paradise. Reggae and ska music. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2010.

Collie Buddz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Colin Harper
Birth Date:
Age today:
36, 30 days before his 37th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reggae & dancehall, song Come Around

Stewart Copeland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stewart Armstrong Copeland
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Group The Police. See Sting. Speaks Arabic. American. Son of a CIA officer. Composed film scores and themes. TV series Dead Like Me Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of The Police.

Count Prince Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Linberg Miller
Birth Date:
Age:
83 or 84
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Mule Train Parts One & Two

Diplo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wesley Pentz
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name from diplodocus, a dinosaur. Philadelphia-based. Record producer and school teacher. Album Decent Work for Decent Pay

Elephant Man (reggae)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
O'Neil Bryan
Also Known As:
The Energy God
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Dancehall reggae. Song Pon Di River, Pon de Bank

Father Goose

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wayne Rhoden
Birth Date:
Age:
52 or 53
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jamaican. Apperars in group Dan Zanes & Friends. Album Catch That Train! won a Grammy Award for children's music. Rock band Del Fuegos. Album It's a Bam Bam Diddly!. Also a dancehall singer.

Toots Hibbert

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ska and roots reggae. Band Toots & the Maytals. Songs Bam Bam, Sweet and Dandy, Pomps & Pride

Lauryn Hill

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lauryn Noel Hill
Also Known As:
Ms. Hill
L Boogie
Lauryn
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Rohan Marley by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Member Fugees. Albums The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Supernatural. Controversy in magazine Rolling Stone about legality of her marriage, refuted in magazine Trace. Convicted of tax avoidance. Columbia High School Hall of Fame 1999. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015.

I Wayne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cliffroy Taylor
Also Known As:
I-Wayne
Birth Date:
Age:
38 or 39
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Living in Love, Can't Satisfy Her from his debut album Lava Ground

Iyaz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Keidran Jones
Birth Date:
Age today:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album and song Replay. Song Pyramid with Charice

J.R.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Reuven Rotem
Also Known As:
JR
Birth Date:
Age:
43 or 44
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

His own record label, Beluga Heights, in 2006. Many artists, including Britney Spears, multiple genres. Israeli descent.

Jah Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nkrumah Manley Thomas

Brief Facts:

Song Cricket Lovely Cricket

Jr. Gong

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Damian Marley
Also Known As:
Junior Gong
Birth Date:
Age today:
40, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
son of
half-brother of
Younger than Stephen Marley by 6 years.
half-brother of
Younger than Ziggy Marley by 9 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Song Welcome to Jamrock

Judge Dread

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alexnder Minto Hughes
Nickname(s):
The World's No. 1 Rude Boy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Dreadmania. Died of a heart attack on stage.

Lady Saw

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marion Hall
Nickname(s):
First Lady of Dancehall
Birth Date:
Age today:
46, 10 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Strip Tease

Bunny Lee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward O'Sullivan Lee
Also Known As:
Bunny "Striker" Lee
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 32 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Record producer in Jamaica.

Bob Marley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Nesta Marley
Nickname(s):
Tuff Gong
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Song No Woman, No Cry. Album Revolution Experience. Group The Wailers. Died of cancer 1981. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 February 2001.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Matisyahu

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Miller
Also Known As:
Matisyahu Miller
Nickname(s):
Matis
Birth Date:
Age today:
39, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jewish (Hassidic) hip-hop and reggae performer. Album Shake Off the Dust...Arise

Bobby McFerrin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert McFerrin Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Famed especially for song Don't Worry, Be Happy. Grammy winner. Unusual polyphonic and multiphonic stype.

Sugar Minott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lncoln Barrington Minott
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Me'Shell NdegéOcello

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Johnson
Also Known As:
Meshell
Meshell Ndegeocello
Meshell Suihailia Bashir Shakur
Michelle Johnson
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Mary Johnson. Neo-soul singer and bassist. Music incorporates also hip-hop and reggae elements. Albums Bitter, Comfort Woman, Peace Beyond Passion. Last name is Swahili for "free like a bird" - her name is pronounced "MEE-shell n-duh-GAY-o-chel-o."

Sean Paul

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sean Paul Henriques
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Dancehall reggae artist. Album Hot Gal Today

Prince Hammer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Berris Simpson

Brief Facts:

Convicted for possession of drugs for sale.

Prince Jazzbo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Linval Roy Carter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Performer, producer, dancehall DJ.

Quizz

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carol Kathleen Sigurdson
Also Known As:
Carrie 'Quizz' Sigurdson
Mic Chik
Nickname(s):
Carrie
Birth Date:
Age:
41 or 42
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner/creator of online RE-TV for Jamaican pop culture. Creator of a web site. Canadian, born in Iran to Canadian parents, moved tp Jamaica.

Red Fox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gareth Shelton
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Brooklyn. Album As a Matter of Fox

Rihanna

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Nickname(s):
RiRi
Birth Date:
Age today:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "ree-ANN-uh." R&B, dancehall vocalist. Albums Loud, Music of the Sun, Good Girl Gone Bad. Songs Pon De Replay, Umbrella, Hard, Rude Boy, Only Girl (In the World), What's My Name?. Beaten by Chris Brown who was convicted of the attack. Movies Valerian and the Ciry of a Thousand Planets, Battleship

Roots Manuva

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rodney Smith
Also Known As:
Lord Gosh
Hylton Smythe

Brief Facts:

British, parents from Jamaica. Album Brand New Second Hand

Bunny Rugs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Willam Clarke
Also Known As:
Bunny Scott
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 4 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of groups Third World, Inner Circle, Bunny & Ricky, The Wild Bunch. Lead singer.

Rupee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rupert Clarke
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Barbados. Soca and reggae musician. Album 1 on 1. Song The Game of Love and Unity. AIDS awareness activist.

Sean Kingston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kisean Jamal Anderson
Birth Date:
Age today:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Moved to Kingston, Jamaica when he was six. Song Beautiful Girls. Injured in a jet ski accident in Miami, May 2011.

Shabba Ranks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rexton Rawlston Fernando Gordon
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jamaican dancehall recording artist. Began with "toasting" (rapping.)

Shaggy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Orville Richard Burrell
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reggae, ska, dancehall. Album Hotshot. Songs It Wasn't Me, Angel

Shontelle

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Shontelle Layne
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Stuck with Each Other

Sir Raphael

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Allen
Also Known As:
Raf

Sizzla

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Miguel Orlando Collins
Also Known As:
Sizzla Kalonji
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British Home Office refused a tour; alleged anti-gay lyrics.

Smiley Culture

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Victor Emmanuel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Police Officer. Stabbed himself to death during a police raid.

Snow

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Darrin O'Brien
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Of Irish descent; grew up in a predominantly Jamaican area in Toronto, Canada. Album Two Hands clapping. Song Informer

Sparks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Trevor Chambers

Burning Spear

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Winston Rodney
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Calling Rastafan 1999 Grammy award.

Steely

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wycliffe Johnson

Brief Facts:

Group Steely and Clevie. Album Steely and Clevie Play Studio One

Styles P

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Styles
Also Known As:
Styles

Brief Facts:

Groups D-Block, The Lox, Ruff Ryders

Peter Tosh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Winston Hubert McIntosh
Nickname(s):
Stepping Razor
Bush Doctor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Reggae performer. Member The Wailers

Bunny Wailer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Neville O'Riley Livingston
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With reggae group The Wailers. Multiple winner of the Grammy Award for a reggae album. Record Retrospective

Wayne Wonder

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
VonWayne Charles

Brief Facts:

From Portland, Jamaica. Dancehall reggae music.
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