Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Legendary Jamaican Reggae Singer U-Roy Passes On

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Legendary Jamaican singer, U-Roy, has died at the age of 78 but no cause of death has been made public.

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Ali Campbell, shaggy were among those who paid tribute to the late singer describing U-Roy as “the paradigm of Jamaican music.”

U-Roy was not the first toaster but he became known as “the originator” for being the first to put his distinctive vocal style on record, birthing a phenomenon and inspiring the creation of hip-hop.