Dancehall Icons- Eek-A-Mouse

Eek-A-Mouse was always a unique performer with an often branded biazzre or ludicrous style. Eek-A-Mouse was far from just a novelty act, credited with the creation of the singjay, Eek-A-Mouse is a true dancehall innovator. His impact is still felt in dancehall today and his timeless songs with live on forever.  Eek-A-Mouse was born Ripton…

Dancehall Icons- Bogle

  This week we have decided to focus on something a little different for this segment of dancehall icons. Instead of focusing on an artist, we have decided to focus on another very important part of the dancehall scene. The dancers. This week focusing on the legendary Bogle.  Bogle, born Gerald Levy on the 22nd…

Dancehall Icons- Josey Wales

Josey Wales is one of founding father of dancehall, building on the innovative work of his mentor U Roy, to help push dancehall towards what it became in the 80s and 90s. Helping to create a style that resonated not only in the streets of Kingston, but with people from around the world.  Born Joseph Winston…

Dancehall Icons- Super Cat

Super Cat is one of the icons in dancehall in the early 90s, helping to further increase international exposure of dancehall through his involvement in the music scene in New York and helped to expose the genre to a much larger audience.  Born William Maragh on the 25th of June 1963, in Cockburn Pen, Kingston,…

Dancehall Icons- Bounty Killer

One of the most influential deejays of the 90s, who went from Trenchtown to the Superbowl, being one of the most successful influential dancehall deejays of all time and bringing into dancehall some of today’s most influential names, introducing the world to Vybz Kartel and Mavado. Born Rodney Price in the Kingston ghetto of Trenchtown…