Jah Itagaki's REGGAE LIFE
   This Day in Reggae
and Nubian, Rasta, herb and related history

 November 18
1950: Carlos DjeDje is born in Mozambique.
He turned 410 on 1990, 444 on 1993, according to himself.
1976: Cindy Breakspeare crowned Miss World.

 November 19
Sorry, no event

 November 20
1956: H.I.M. Haile Selassie I visits Japan.
1957: "Jim" Brown [UB40; drums] is born (some say b. November 21).
1966: Billy Slaughter [Stone Love; selector] is born.
1978: Yeshemabeth is born to Freddie McGregor and Judy Mowatt in Kingston, Jamaica.
1998: Roland Alphonso, founding tenor saxophonist for Skatalites, passes away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from complications related to brain aneurysms. Age 67. (b. January 12, 1931)Roland had slipped into a coma after suffering a seizure onstage while performing with The Skatalites at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California, on November 2nd.
2017: Ninjaman and his co-accused ere found guilty of the 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson.

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