This timeline shows an interactive journey through Jamaica's rich and ever-shifting musical history; encompassing it's birth, growth and myriad of characters that has made it a genre admired by the world.
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MadHouse Record label was found by Dave Kelly and Janet Davidson in 1992. The label is responsible for some of the most successful riddims to date including Pepperseed, Joyride and Showtime. Some of the biggest hits on the label wer
In 1992 Buju Banton broke Bob Marley's record for the most number one singles in a year. Banton's album, Mr. Mention, includes his greatest hits from that year such as 'Love Me Browning' 'Love Black Woman' & 'How The World A Run'
In 1992 Garnett Silk released his debut album "Its Growing" which went on to become one of the best selling albums in Jamaica that year. It featured his first major international hit single "Hello Mama Africa" which topped the regga
Gold, released by the U.K. Charm label in 1993, included the inspirational "Zion in a Vision" by Garnett Silk, a Jamaican number one cut with producer Jack Scorpio, as well as Silk's first international hit.