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Pressure

More than one artist named Pressure; 1. Pressure is a US Virgin Islands (St. Thomas) born reggae artist, who is currently getting heavy airplay from his single 'Love and Affection'. 2. LA/OC CA's Pressure are made up of members of the short-lived Fortunate Son and Try Harder and add a new twist to the Southern California hardcore scene. This 7" is six songs of rock and roll influenced hardcore punk with some influences taken from bands like The Hope Conspiracy's later work, Suicide File and even Unbroken.

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Freddie McGregor

Freddie McGregor was born on June 27, 1956 in Clarendon, Jamaica. He is a singer, musician and producer. McGregor's career began at the age of seven. In 1963 he joined with Ernest Wilson and Peter Austin to form The Clarendonians, and began to record for the legendary Studio One label. Freddie worked with producer Niney the Observer during the late 1970s and early 1980s. His popularity soared in the early 1980s with the release of "Bobby Babylon".

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Teezy

There are two arists under the name Teezy. 1. korean rapper and producer that released his debut mixtape 'CHERRY POPPIN' in 2012. the download link and tracklist to the mixtape is available here: http://www.hiphopplaya.com/bbs/bbs/viewbody.html?number=862853&page=2&code=bbs_3&category=43&sort=signdate 2. Recording Artist and Producer Teezy was Born Matthew Thomas White In Baltimore, Md on Oct. 3rd 1986. He started off early with music playing piano and throughout his school years. Teezy started producing and rapping at the young age of 13.

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Gregory Isaacs

Gregory Isaacs is a Reggae singer/songwriter, born Gregory Anthony Isaacs on 15 July 1950 in Fletchers Land, Kingston, Jamaica, and is known as "The Cool Ruler" for his seductive crooning vocal style. Gregory attributes his greatest musical influences to R&B greats Sam Cooke and Percy Sledge, in addition to Delroy Wilson, Alton Ellis and Ken Boothe. In the late 1960's, Gregory first performed in a vocal trio called The Concords, after being encouraged by Byron Lee; but 1970 the group had split up and the singer songwriter would form his own imprint, African Museum.

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Stanley Beckford

Stanley was born February 17, 1942 in the parish of Portland. He was orphaned as a child and wound up living in Kingston. Taking a path that other Jamaican recording artists followed, he began singing in church, and then gained prominence by winning on the Vere Johns radio talent competition. Stanley recorded reggae as Stanley & The Turbines and in The Starlites. Although clearly reggae, his music had a tinge of mento, displaying a country sound, especially due to Stanley's mento style vocals. When the mento influence was stronger, his recordings could best be described as "mento-reggae".

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U Brown

Huford Brown aka U Brown is a born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1956. He discovered Jamaican music by visiting local bars near the Treasure Isle studio with his father. He began mixing at the age of 15 for Philip Monroe at Sound Of Music. He became well known from his early hits such as ''Wet Up Your Pants Foot'' and ''Jah Jah Whip Them''. In 1975, he recorded his first album ''Satta Dread," which was released in Jamaica and England.

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Junior Marvin

Junior Marvin (aka Junior Kerr aka Junior Hanson aka Julian Marvin) is a Jamaican born guitarist. Junior met Bob Marley on February 14, 1977 (Valentine's Day) and thereafter joined Bob Marley and The Wailers Band. After Bob Marley passed Junior carried on the music of The Wailers Band releasing albums ID, Majestic Warriors, Jah Message, and My Friends. Junior is commonly confused with Junior Murvin who also is a reggae artist.

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Chantelle Ernandez

Bio: Chantelle Ernandez
Chantelle is seeking to win over Jamaican and International Reggae fans with her soulful spunk, sweet vocals and exciting new sound. Born Chantelle Vanessa Ernandez in Kingston, Jamaica, this songbird grew up mastering the full range of the performing arts: singing, dancing and acting, both in school and church youth groups. She taught herself the basics of piano playing at age 6, began her formal training in classical piano at age 8 at the Minott-DaCosta Studios in Kingston 19; today she is an accomplished level 6 classical pianist.

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