Working first as part of the Aggrovators for Bunny Lee, this pair has become the backbone of reggae. Along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, they would be on the Mount Rushmore of reggae. Sly & Robbie are Jamaica's most prolific drum and bass duo. Since they started working together in 1975, they have played on an estimated 50,000 tracks. They have backed and produced virtually everyone in Jamaican music, from Peter Tosh to Sean Paul. They created their TAXI label in 1979 because they wanted more freedom to experiment to do their own thing.
Today, TAXI represents one of the biggest Reggae and Dancehall catalogs in Jamaica, featuring artists like Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Chaka Demus & Pliers... They have introduced so many changes in the Jamaican sound over the years that, under their influence, Jamaica's current sounds have very little in common with those of a few years ago. The Revolution never ends in Kingston, and Sly & Robbie are at its forefront! Sly & Robbie have introduced the non-Reggae public to their heavy yet melodic sound by producing international artists like Bob Dylan, Grace Jones, Joe Cocker, No Doubt, the Fugees, Sinead O'Connor and countless others. They just finished touring with Sinead O'Connor, are finishing the production of Horace Andy's next album and are about to start the production of Bitty McLean’s highly anticipated next album. Then more concerts with Sinead... No rest for the wicked...drum+bass extraordinaire!
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