Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru

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Latest Release

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  • Reggae Stream
  • September 2022
  • 2 Songs

Top Songs

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Sponji Reggae
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Sinsemilla [Disco Mix]
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
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Utterance
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What Is Life [Original Full Length Mix]

Albums

  • New Day

    May 2022 • 11 songs

  • Brand New Day

    Mar 2022 • 2 songs

  • Love Dub

    Nov 2021 • 10 songs

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Black Uhuru

Biography

The most successful of the second-generation reggae bands, Black Uhuru maintained their high quality despite numerous personnel changes in their 40-plus-year history. The first reggae band to win a Grammy award, for their 1983 album Anthem, Black Uhuru was called "The most dynamic and progressive reggae act of the 1970s and early '80s." The band, whose name comes from the Swahili word meaning "freedom," was formed in the Waterhouse district of Kingston by Don Carlos, Rudolph "Garth" Dennis, and Derrick "Duckie" Simpson. When the group experienced difficulties securing a reco...
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