U-Roy, Jamaican Vocalist Who Defined Dancehall And Presaged Hip-Hop, Dies At 78 | NPR

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You’re a bit late, Mad Brad

We-are-straw-dogs

Chalice in the Palace

Johnny_Hempseed

The link from U-Roy to Kool Herc is undeniable, and the rest of recent music history can’t be told without him.

Mike_Hagedorn

I am ashamed to say I had not heard of him. I listened to Natty and wow, love it.

2-timeloser

Rest in Power, The Teacher. Brought “toasting” to the mainstream

Iucidium