Category Archives: Reggae

Self-dubbed ‘The Ugly One,’ King Stitt, 72, helped pioneer rap reggae

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — King Stitt, a pioneer in rap reggae, died Tuesday in his Caribbean homeland of Jamaica. He was 72. Stitt died at his home in the capital of Kingston after a long fight with prostate cancer and diabetes,

Self-dubbed ‘The Ugly One,’ King Stitt, 72, helped pioneer rap reggae

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — King Stitt, a pioneer in rap reggae, died Tuesday in his Caribbean homeland of Jamaica. He was 72. Stitt died at his home in the capital of Kingston after a long fight with prostate cancer and diabetes,

Dancehall/reggae producer Winston Riley, 65, dies in Jamaica from gunshot to head

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Winston Riley, the singer/producer whose career spanned 50 years, died Thursday evening at the University Hospital of the West Indies. He was 65 years old. Kurt Riley, one of Riley’s children, told the Observer that his father

Dancehall/reggae producer Winston Riley, 65, dies in Jamaica from gunshot to head

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Winston Riley, the singer/producer whose career spanned 50 years, died Thursday evening at the University Hospital of the West Indies. He was 65 years old. Kurt Riley, one of Riley’s children, told the Observer that his father