U-Roy

U-Roy

U-Roy

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Latest Release

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  • Garden Of Eden
  • September 2022
  • 1 Song
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Top Songs

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Natty Rebel
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Chalice in the Palace
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Wake The Town
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Small Axe (feat. Jesse Royal) [Jamaica Soundsystem Remix]
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Soul Rebel (feat. David Hinds)

Albums

  • Føles Godt

    Sep 2022 • 1 song

  • Walkin With The Fog

    Sep 2022 • 1 song

  • Aftermath

    Aug 2022 • 14 songs

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U-Roy

Biography

Known as the Originator, U-Roy wasn't the first DJ, nor even the first to cut a record, but he was the first to shake the nation and he originated a style so distinctly unique that he single-handedly changed his homeland's music scene forever. Born Ewart Beckford in Jones Town, Jamaica, in 1942, he received his famous moniker from a young family member unable to correctly pronounce Ewart and the nickname stuck. U-Roy's rise to fame was slow, and took almost a decade. He began back in 1961, DJing at the Doctor Dickie's Dynamite sound system. Eventually, he moved onto the Sir ...
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