Chip Off The Old Block: Meet The New Kids Of Dancehall x Reggae (Pt. 3)


First they started out as the youth of the Dancehall/Reggae culture, now they’re parents with growing kids. It isn’t unusual for the child of an Entertainer to follow in their parent’s footsteps one way or the other as at times they bring a modern take on their parent’s creations, or create their own lane. Some of the most famous off springs include Stephen, Ziggy, and Damian “Junior Gong” Marley (Sons of Bob Marley), Chino and Di Genius (Sons of Freddie McGregor), Junior Tucker (Son of Jimmy Tucker), Morgan Heritage (Children of Denroy Morgan), Tarrus Riley (Son of Jimmy Riley), Queen Ifrica (Daughter of Derrick Morgan), Protoje (Son of Lorna Bennett), Chronixx (Son of Chronicle) and many more. In part 3 of a few part series, I feature more of the new set of kids on the scene whose parents have covered much ground in their respective careers.

TheWizardJA, The Wizard, Beres Hammond Daughter, 13thStreetPromotions,

1. The Wizard (The Wixard)

Famous Parent: Beres Hammond

Occupation: Producer, DJ, Singer, Songwriter

Twitter/IG: @TheWizardJA

Single(s): The Wizard EP – Nuh Behavior Ep. 1, Toppanaris 

Garnet Silk Jr, 13thStreetPromotions

2. Garnet Silk Jr.

Famous Parent: Garnet Silk

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter

Twitter/IG: @GarnetJrMusic

Single(s): All I Desire, Zion Awaits

PG-13, Little Addi, Little Vybz, Vybz Kartel, 13thStreetPromotions

3. PG-13 (Little Vybz, Little Addi)

Famous Parent: Vybz Kartel

Occupation: Dancehall Artists

Twitter/IG:

Single(s): Radio, PG Love

Major Myjah, Bounty Killa son, 13thStreetPromotions, MajorMyjah,

4. Major Myjah

Famous Parent: Bounty Killa

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter

Twitter/IG: @MajorMyjah

Single(s): Trouble EP, Come Get Me

Chedda, ItsChedda, 13thStreetPromotions

5. Chedda

Famous Parent: Daddy Screw

Occupation: Dancehall Artist, Songwriter

Twitter/IG: @ItsChedda

Single(s): Like A Pro (ft. The Wizard, Nyanda), Nuh Badda Dan Wi (ft. The Wizard, Suku, Mr. Lexx, Ari Lopez)

DeshaRavers, Desha Davis, 13thStreetPromotions

6. Desha Ravers (Desha Davis)

Famous Parent: Beenie Man

Occupation: Professional Dancer/ Choreographer

Twitter/IG: @DeshaDavis_Ravers

Featured In: Ding Dong – Gas, Twinkle Star Dance

Matthew Radics, Jack Radics, 13thStreetPromotions,

7. Matthew Radics

Famous Parent: Jack Radics

Occupation: Reggae Artist, Producer

Twitter/IG: @MatthewRadics

Single(s): Break Her Heart, The One Eye Man

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