SOME of Jamaican music’s noted stalwarts will be honored by the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) during its annual awards at Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston on February 28.
Pioneer artist, sound system operator and producer Prince Buster tops the list of awardees. He is to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Born Cecil Campbell, Prince Buster is responsible for some of reggae’s early iconic songs. They include his Wash, Wash and Judge Dread, as well as Oh Carolina by the Ffolkes Brothers, which he produced.
The Mentorship Award goes to Junior Lincoln. Trumpeter Johnny ‘Dizzy’ Moore and