Jamaica is known to be a hub for dancehall and Raggae music. Legends such as Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff and many more were from Jamaica. Here is the list of the top 5 richest Jamaican artistes 2021 and their net worth. Keep reading to find more information in this article.
This are my opinions, enjoy as you read. 1. Shaggy Born October 22, 1968, better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican reggae musician, singer, DJ, and actor. In 2007, he was awarded the Jamaican Order of Distinction with the rank of Commander. Shaggy has an estimated Net worth to be $13 Million. 2. Jimmy cliff Born 1 April 1948), known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska and reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor. Is net worth estimated to be $10 million. 3. Ziggy Merly
The world has today 1st July celebrated the World International Reggae Day. This is an annual event held in Kingston Jamaica. Reggae musicians and fans all over the world converge here to celebrate the history of this music. Reggae is perceived by many as the voice of the oppressed people.
The term reggae was derived from rege-rege, a Jamaican phrase meaning "rags or ragged clothing " it is used to denote a raggedy style of music. Reggae music is recognized by its lament-like chanting and emphasizes the syncopated beat. it is distinguishable from other genres in the heavy use of the Jamaican vernacular and the African nyah-bingi drumming style. Reggae began to rise to international acclaim as the 1970s progressed. A seminal moment for the genre was the release of the 1973 movie The Harder They