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Singjay

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Singjaying is a Jamaican style of reggae vocals combining toasting and singing in an elastic format that encourages rhythmically compelling and texturally impressive vocal embellishments. [1]

17 relations: Anthony Red Rose, Big Youth, Deejay (Jamaican), Eek-A-Mouse, Little John (musician), Mavado (singer), Michael Rose (singer), Mr. Vegas, Nitty Gritty, Pinchers (singer), Reggae, Roots reggae, Scat singing, Singing, Triston Palma, Wayne Smith (musician), Yami Bolo.

Anthony Red Rose

Anthony Cameron (born 19 December, c.1962), better known as Anthony Red Rose, is a Jamaican singjay.

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Big Youth

Manley Augustus Buchanan (born 19 April 1949, Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica),Thompson, Dave (2002) "Reggae & Caribbean Music", Backbeat Books, better known as Big Youth (sometimes called Jah Youth), is a Jamaican deejay, mostly known for his work during the 1970s.

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Deejay (Jamaican)

In Jamaican music, a deejay (DJ) is a reggae or dancehall musician who sings and "toasts" to an instrumental riddim.

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Eek-A-Mouse

Eek-A-Mouse (born Ripton Joseph Hylton, 19 November 1957) is a Jamaican reggae musician.

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Little John (musician)

John McMorris (born 1970), better known as Little John, is a Jamaican dancehall musician best known for his 1980s recordings.

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Mavado (singer)

David Constantine Brooks (born 30 November 1981), better known by his stage name Mavado, is a Jamaican deejay, singer and songwriter, signed to We the Best Music Group and Cash Money Records.

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Michael Rose (singer)

Michael Rose (born 11 July 1957) is a Grammy award winning reggae singer from Jamaica.

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Mr. Vegas

Clifford Smith (born December 29, 1974), better known as Mr.

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Nitty Gritty

Glen Augustus Holness (1957–24 June 1991), otherwise known by his stage name Nitty Gritty, was a popular Reggae singer.

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Pinchers (singer)

Delroy Thompson (born 12 April 1965), better known by his stage name Pinchers,Steffens, Roger "", Allmusic, retrieved 2010-10-31 is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist.

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Reggae

Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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Roots reggae

Roots reggae is a subgenre of reggae that deals with the everyday lives and aspirations of the artists concerned, including the spiritual side of Rastafari and the honoring of God, called Jah by Rastafari.

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Scat singing

In vocal jazz, scat singing is vocal improvisation with wordless vocables, nonsense syllables or without words at all.

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Singing

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Triston Palma

Triston Palma aka Triston or Tristan Palmer (born 1962, Waltham Park, Kingston, Jamaica) is a reggae singer/deejay.

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Wayne Smith (musician)

Wayne Smith (5 December 1965 – 17 February 2014) was a Jamaican reggae and dancehall musician best known for his 1985 hit "Under Mi Sleng Teng", which is regarded as the track which initiated the digital era of reggae.

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Yami Bolo

Rolando Ephraim McLean (born 1 October 1970), better known as Yami Bolo, is a Jamaican reggae singer.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singjay

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