Ewart Beckford OD (born 21 September 1942), known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting. U-Roy is noted for a melodic style of toasting applied with a highly developed sense of timing....

First Name U-Roy
Alternative Name The Originator
Age 73 years
Birthday 21st September, 1942
Birthplace Jones Town, Jamaica
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter
Music Genre (Text) Reggae, Dancehall, Dub
Music Genre Reggae
Origin Jones Town, Jamaica
Year(s) Active 1961–present
Music Style DJ/Toasting, Dub, Contemporary Reggae, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae
Music Mood Cathartic, Druggy, Summery, Playful, Boisterous, Street-Smart, Ethereal, Gritty, Uncompromising, Confident, Enigmatic
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Treasure Isle, Duke Reid, Virgin
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