DJ Makeda Dread spins a special ‘Tribute to Sugar Minott’ Reggae Makossa show

Reggae Makossa #84 Tribute to Sugar Minott

Reggae Makossa #84

Makeda Dread was a dear friend of Sugar Minott for many years.  Makeda dedicates this Reggae Makossa show to wonderful reggae artist and very special person.  Through his music Sugar Minott will live on forever in our hearts.  Tune in as Makeda brings you the best of his works.  ONE LOVE
About Sugar Minott:

Lincoln Sugar Minott was born in Kingston on May 25: 1956. He virtually grew up in a dancehall: living next door to a sound system on Chisholm Avenue. Graduating from Kingston College Extension School at the age of 19 after attending Melrose Primary: he actually believed that football would be his calling as he was an excellent goal keeper. After a stint at electrical engineering: which he quickly abandoned opting to follow his love for music: he followed various sound systems and eventually became a selector for a small sound system called Sounds of Silence Keystone.

Joining Tony Tuff and Derrick Howard to form the group African Brothers: Sugar stepped out into his musical career. After competing in several talent contests: the African Brothers went on to record several cultural and conscious songs for different producers including Sir Coxone Dodd. Although the African Brothers never had a major hit the experience of singing taught Sugar much about harmony and melody which he successfully utilized in his solo career. His introduction to Studio One resulted in him becoming a studio apprentice: quickly learning the art of record production. He was eager to voice new tunes on the timeless rhythms in Coxone’s vault.

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Posted on July 16, 2010, in Links, Reggae Podcasts and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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