The Grammy award is the only measuring tool that has been established to evaluate the creativity and art of Reggae music creatives. It's simply not enough.
We can count the loss of numerous ultra talented musicians across numerous music genres in the dawning years of their lives and careers. Garnett Silk is and was one of Reggae music's brightest and potentially most impactful artists.
While waiting to board my flight the feeling of curiosity as to what first class would be like gave way to excitement when I spotted the the Ranks! Shabba Ranks dressed in the baggy tailored linen suit, shades and cross cut dress shoes with no socks.
Sean Paul's direct appearance in music videos has racked up close to 2 billion cumulative views on Youtube. The first and only Reggae artist to do so.