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DUB MASTER YABBY YOU DEAD

Posted: January 18, 2010
K'Shema Francis's picture

Dub master Yabby You certainly one of the most fascinating reggae vocalists and producers of the roots reggae period, died on Tuesday January 12.

Music News understands that Yabby You had a head stroke and was rushed to a hospital where he died.

For nearly forty years, Yabby You has shared his vision of the everlasting gospel, at the same time crafting some of the most dynamic yet intensely spiritual music of our time.

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The station officially went on air on August 1, 1990. Reggae in the morning, Reggae in the evening, Reggae in the night was the cry. Critics said it was impossible to sustain a 24-hour Reggae music station. In fact, so strong was the impact, it proved that this format was something the Jamaican public yearned for. The 'little station that could' got all media houses in Jamaica to stand up and take note.


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