Chip Off The Old Block: Meet The New Kids Of Dancehall x Reggae (Pt. 5)


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 5 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.

Addis Pablo, Augustus Pablo, 13thStreetPromotions

1. Addis Pablo (Suns Of Dub)

Famous Parent: Augustus Pablo

Occupation: Musician/Producer

Twitter/IG: @AddisPablo

Single(s): In My Father’s House, Far East Dub (Suns Of Dub)

Jo Mersa Marley, Stephen Marley, 13thStreetPromotions

2. Jo Mersa Marley

Famous Parent: Stephen Marley

Occupation: Reggae Artist

Twitter/IG: @JoMersaMarley

Single(s): Burn It Down, Light It Up (w/ Morgan Heritage)

Blae Minott, Suga Minott, 13thStreetPromotions

3. Blae Minott

Famous Parent: Sugar Minott

Occupation: Dancehall/Reggae Artist/Producer

Twitter/IG: @BlaeMinott

Single(s): A Badmind Dem (w/ Eek A Mouse), Rise Again (w/ Tampane)

Yared Lee, BoomDrawOfFizix, 13thStreetPromotions, Dub Club, Gared Selassie, Milk

4. Yared Lee a.k.a. Boomdraw

Famous Parent: Gabre Selassie (DJ/Founder of Kingston Dub Club), Milk (Media Personality)

Occupation: DJ/Musician/Producer

Twitter/IG: @BoomdrawOfFizix

Single(s): iNi Kamoze – Listen Me Tic (BoomDraw Remix)

Tasan, Papa San, 13thStreetPromotions

5. Tasan

Famous Parent: Papa San

Occupation: Singer

Twitter/IG: @IAmTasan

Single(s): Bad Man Ting, Running

Rory True Story, RoryTrueStory, Junior Marvin, 13thStreetPromotions

6. Rory True Story

Famous Parent: Junior Marvin (The Wailers)

Occupation: Hip Hop Artist

Twitter/IG: @RoryTrueStory

Single(s): Twentyfour, Ric Flair (w/ Tory Lanez)

Tyshane, Papa San, 13thStreetPromotions

7. Tyshane

Famous Parent: Papa San

Occupation: Producer

Twitter/IG: @IAmTyshane

Single(s): Feel U (LunaLoxx x GABRL), Hesitate (w/ MaSAXgo)

YungDavo, Yvng Davo, Junior Marvin, 13thStreetPromotions, Yung Davo

8. Yung Davo

Famous Parent: Junior Marvin (The Wailers)

Occupation: Hip Hop Artist/Producer

Twitter/IG: @YvngDavo

Single(s): Supposed To (w/ Chorde), Tory Lanez – Taken x G Party (Producer)

Wayzero, Makeupbywayzero, Garnet Silk, 13thStreetPromotions

9. Wayzero (MakeUpByWayZero)

Famous Parent: Garnet Silk

Occupation: Make Up Artist

Twitter/IG: @Way.zi

Work(s):

MakeupByWayzero MakeupByWayZero MakeUpByWayZero

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