Dancehall Icons- Admiral Bailey

One of the early pioneers of dancehall, first getting his start working with the legendary U-Roy, helping to pioneer dancehall at the end of the 80s. Admiral Bailey is yet another criminally underrated icon, that helped to move dancehall forward and it make into the genre we hear today.  Admiral Bailey, born Glendon Bailey on…

Dancehall Icons- Tippa Irie

One of the most unappreciated artists in the UK, Tippa Irie is a true UK dancehall legend, having been a part of the legendary Saxon Sound System, Tippa Irie is one of the most successful and influential UK dancehall artists of all time, with his influence going far beyond the UK, and even dancehall, influencing…

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…