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UROY († February 17 2021)

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18.02.2021 19:51
Rest in God’s forever peace Ewart Beckford aka U-Roy legendary Jamaican artist. (September 21 1942 – February 17 2021)

The «Godfather of Dancehall» vocalist, musician, and pioneer who invented the modern DJ rap style by toasting on King Tubby's sound system during the late '60s, and took 'toasting' (sing-jay, rapping) to international heights and paved the way for all Hip Hop artist.

Daddy URoy, was a disciplined vocalist, musician, he never used foul words nor derogatory lyrics unlike the many rappers of today.

Awarded in 2007 the Order of Distinction by the Jamaican government for his contribution to music.

https://mixmag.net/read/jamaican-reggae-dancehall-pioneer-u-roy-died-toasting-news

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2021/feb/18/u-roy-legendary-reggae-toaster-dies-aged-78
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-56117350
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/u-roy-reggae-pioneer-dead-1129709/

https://www.caribbeannationalweekly.com/entertainment/veteran-reggae-artist-u-roy-has-died/
https://www.nme.com/news/music/pioneering-jamaican-artist-u-roy-has-died-2883599

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2021/feb/23/u-roy-obituary
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