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Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920 - 1994)

Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century...

4/12/2015 4/12/2015

U-Roy MP


Ewart Beckford OD (born 21 September 1942), known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting.[1][2] U-Roy is noted for a melodic style of toasting applied with a highly d...

4/12/2015 4/12/2015

Theophilus Beckford (1935 - 2001)

"Easy", "Snappin'", "Theo"

Theophilus Beckford (1935 – 19 February 2001) was a Jamaican pianist and one of the pioneers of Jamaican popular music during the transition from rhythm 'n' blues to Jamaican ska. Biography ...

4/12/2015 4/12/2015

Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Grace Jones (born May 19, 1952) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Jones started out as a model and bec...

3/24/2009 11/14/2012

Gilbert Scott-Heron MP (1949 - 2011)


Official website for I'm New Here by Gil Scott-Heron via The DISH online at Vol. 12 No 13...Dedicated to the Dialogue on Race... 03-29-09 Born April 1, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, Gi...

5/29/2011 11/7/2011

Links "Jamaica Farewell" (original version on Youtube) - Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte - A Site of Sites Harry Belafonte at Wikipedia Harry Belafonte AKA Harold George Belafonte at nndb B...

4/17/2008 11/7/2011