Black Uhuru are a Jamaican reggae group formed in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for ‘freedom’). The group has undergone several line-up changes over the years, with Derrick “Duckie” Simpson as the mainstay. They had their most successful period in the 1980s, with their album Anthem winning the first ever Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1985. (wikipedia)
Edit : just saw this one was my 750th posting on worldmusic in nearly two years :-) i´m happy
Here is their famous song “Guess whos coming to dinner ”
Rootz Underground are a great jamaican reggae and dub group. Here’s their nice song “In My Hut”, full of jam…
Raging Fyah is a reggae, pop and dancehall group from Kingston, Jamaica. Here’s their song “Running Away”:
Desmond Dekker, born 1941 in Kingston, Jamaica, and died 2006 in the UK, was a great ska and reggae singer. Here’s his song “Israelites“:
The Panoridim Steel Pan Orchestra, formed in 1977, is the premier steel band on Jamaica. Here’s their cover of “Fallen Soldiers”:
Here’s a nice remix of Barrington Levy’s “Black Roses”, really like it!
Raging Fyah is a reggae, pop and dancehall group from Kingston, Jamaica. Here’s their nice song “Judgement Day”:
Grace Jones, born in 1948, is a jamaican american singer. Here’s the nice song “Slave to the Rhythm“:
This was a Music-Suggestion from Mobius, thanks!
Gyptian is a 1983 born Jamaican reggae singer from Kingston. Here’s his great song “Beautiful Lady“:
John Holt, born in 1947 in Kingston, is a Jamaican Reggae musician. He recorded his first single already within the age of 16 years. Here’s his nice song “I’ve got to get away“, together with the band The Paragons:
Found this on A World Of Reggae :)