This Day In Reggae
|----:||Delano Thomas [Renaissance Disco] is born in the parish of St. Andrew, Jamaica.
|1965:||DJ Prezident Brown (Fitz Albert Cotterell) is born in Colonel Ridge, Clarendon, Jamaica. (some say b. July 26)
|1998:||Bob Marley & The Wailers' video "Time Will Tell" [Polygram Music Video] is certified Gold by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).
|1999:||Beenie Man and three other members of Shocking Vibes Production Ltd. (Ralston McKenzie, Raymond Ledgister and Andrew Thomas) touring the U.S. are arrested and chaged with ganja possession in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.
|1999:||(some say July 27th or 29th) Simon 'Mahlathini' Nkabinde, lead singer of mbaquanga (Zulu pop music) group Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens, passes on in Vosloorus, South Africa, after a long illness with diabetes. Age 61. (b. 1938, Newcastle)
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