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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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Pablo Rider

Pablo Rider is a veteran Birmingham DJ/MC circa 1983, has featured on UB40's Bagariddim album, has released various singles and is known on the circuit as one of the best storytellers and riddim riders around. It's always a privilege to watch Pablo in action; he has become a resident performer with the Friendly Fire Band, and will be performing at Shambala 2008, amongst other gigs this summer. An artist not to be missed, with his inimitable flow and unmistakable storytelling style.

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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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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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Mr. Vegas

He catapulted to the top of the Jamaican charts in 1997 with the dancehall boomshots "Heads High" and "Nike Air", his distinctive vocals fusing melodious singing with precision deejaying (rapping). Since then he has built an international fan base with hit singles like "Pull Up", "Tamale" and "Hot Gal Today" but it is on his latest CD "Constant Spring" that Mr. Vegas' spectacular sing-jay approach and cleverly crafted lyrics dazzle with the intensity of an evening in, well, Las Vegas.

Read more about Mr. Vegas on Last.fm.

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Marcia Griffiths

Marcia Griffiths, ⋆ 23 Nov 1949 in Kingston, Jamaica, is, thus far, the most successful female reggae artist in the world with songs like "Young, Gifted And Black" (1970), "Feel Like Jumping" (1978) and "Steppin' Out Of Babylon" (1979), and "Electric Boogie (1990) . She cooperated with Bob Marley on all his LP albums for Island Records and in all tours until his death. Marcia Griffiths has sung professionally for over 40 years, and had an early career with Bob Andy in the duo Bob and Marcia, who delivered hit songs like "Young, Gifted And Black" (1970) and "The Pied Piper" (1971).

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