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Tony Rebel is cited by many as the first Rasta "singjay" in dancehall reggae music, a style which blends singing with traditional deejaying over dancehall riddims (other singjays include Pinchers, Anthony B, and many newer artists).Read More...
Tony Rebel's career began in the 1980's, and was often seen performing with Sugar Minott's Youthman Promotion sound system. Rebel is responsible for introducing a young Garnett Silk (then known as Bimbo or Little Bimbo) to the sound. The two were closely linked until Silk's untimely death in 1994.
Tony Rebel's career was at its peak in the early 1990's, with such hit records as "Fresh Vegetable", "Sweet Jamaica" and the duet with Garnett Silk "Christian Soldiers". He remained prominent in the late 90's with the smash hit "If Jah" on the La La Bella riddim.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Sweet Aroma - 35,059 plays
- Ready To Go Feat Maria Griffith - 23,504 plays
- LyricsIf Jah
Is by my side
I wont hide
No I wont hide
Boom, boom boom dis yah tune yah
- Jah Is By My Side - 18,683 plays
- Celebrate Life - 14,131 plays
- Jah Is By My Side (Acoustic Mix) - 12,765 plays
- Jah Standing By Our Side - 11,357 plays
- Fresh Vegetable - 11,972 plays
- Love Fountain - 10,245 plays
- Mama Land Feat. Mutabaruka - 8,077 plays