Gregory Isaacs

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Birthday
15, 1951
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Oct 25, 2010 (59)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1951
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Oct 25, 2010 (59)

About

Known as The Cool Ruler, he sang hundreds of Jamaican dancehall classics like "My Only Lover" and appeared on more than five hundred albums.

Before Fame

A mainstay of Jamaican talent contests of the late 1960s, he was nevertheless unsuccessful in his first few releases.

Trivia

Despite his popularity, a cocaine possession charge kept him out of North America for much of his career.

Family Life

He was born in Kingston, Jamaica.

Associated With

He was signed to Richard Branson's Virgin Frontline label, but on the event of his breakthrough success, he moved to Island Records.

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