Category: People who look like famous Jamaicans

light skin rastafarian singers

On the left is while Damian Marley on the right is Dax Lion.

Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley was born 21 July 1978 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is a Jamaican reggae artist. Damian Marley is the youngest son of reggae musician Bob Marley. Damian Marley was 2 years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Bob Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Cindy Breakspeare was Miss World 1976. Damian Marley nickname Junior Gong or Jr. Gong is derived from his father’s nickname of Tuff Gong. Damian has been performing since the age of 13 also being known as Jr. Gong Gongzilla. Damian Marley is  biracial or multiracial. His mother Cindy Breakspeare was born in Toronto, Canada, to a Jamaican father, Louis Breakspeare, who was a British-Jamaican of multiracial ancestry, and a White Canadian mother of British origin, Marguerite Cochrane. She moved to Jamaica when she was four years old, and attended the Immaculate Conception Preparatory School. As a teenager she participated in beauty pageants, including Miss Jamaica Body Beautiful and Miss Universe Bikini. She was invited to participate in the Miss World competition in 1976 held in London, and won the title on November 19, 1976, becoming the second Jamaican to do so. His father Bob Marley was born to Norval Marley was a white Jamaican originally from Sussex, England, whose family claimed Syrian Jewish origins. Norval claimed to have been a captain in the Royal Marines; at the time of his marriage to Cedella Booker (Bob Marley mother and Danian Marley`s grandmother) , an Afro-Jamaican. Damian Marley  muscial genres include Reggae roots, reggae, dancehall and  reggae fusion hip hop. His occupations include deejay (DJ), musician, rapper, singer, songwriter and  record producer. He has been active from 1992 to present. His Record Labels include: Tuff Gong: Ghetto Youth International; and  Republic. Damian Marley is the half-brother of Sharon Marley Prendergast, Cedella Marley, Ziggy Marley, Stephen Marley, Stephanie Marley, Rohan Marley, Robbie Marley, Karen Marley, Julian Marley, Ky-Mani Marley and Makeda Jahnesta. He has 13 half siblings in total. 11 from father and 2 from his mother (a brother and sister). Pictures of Damian Marley can be found on his instagram what he calls Gonstagram. Damian Marley is popular for his songs “Welcome to Jamrock” and “Road to Zion”. He released collaborative album with rapper Nas called ‘Distant Relatives’. He also has another popular song with hip hop artist Nas called “Patience”.

Dax Vernon, musically known as Dax Lion, is a Jamaican-born music artist and songwriter. Dax Lion was born Dax Vernon on August 11, 1988 in Kingston, Jamaica. He used the name Lion at the end of his name because the word lion and term lion in the Rastafarian religion which he denotes is synonymous with the word lion. His environment was infused with the rich, musical roots of his hometown in Kingston from a young age. At age 13, he began writing. The distinct sound of Reggae fueled a musical passion within the young artist that lay dormant until he recorded his first song, “Gas Pon It” in 2009. After receiving positive feedback from his peers, he realized a connection had been found. Dax Lion crafted his songwriting skills while tuning in to some of his musical influences like Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Stephen Marley, Damian Marley, Michael Jackson to name a few. In 2012, he released his first EP, GWAN NATTY featuring tracks such as, Mr. Poverty, Final Confrontation, Gwan Natty, and Reggae Jam Jam, which all received airplay on radio stations throughout Jamaica. After releasing the EP, Dax Lion made appearances on numerous festivals and shows like, Bob Marley’s People’s Festival in Wilmington, Delaware, and began touring in the United States and Canada playing with a live band. Gaining attention, Dax Lion grabbed the interest of major Reggae media outlets, most notably, the Jamaica Observer, reporting his artistic style as “clawing away at negativity”. Currently, Dax Lion is working on releasing several new projects for 2017. Dax Lion officaial website is Dax Lion Music  at www.daxlionmusic.com. His record label is Dax Lion Music and his genre is reggae. He sometimes reside in Miami, Florida, USA to promote his music.

Rasta dreadlocks look alikes Damian Marley and Dax Lion have alot in common. Both are Rastafarians, both are from Jamaica and both men are light skin, biracial with long dreads.

Dancehall brothers from Jamaica

On the left is Rikroot while on the right in Konshens.

Konshens whose real name is Garfield Spence is a Jamaican dancehall recording artist. Garfield Delano Spence a.k.a. Konshens was born on January 11, 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica he proudly calls Kingston Sherlock and say “sherlock di world lock”. His name is pronounced “conscience”. Some of Konshens hits include “Winner”, “Rasta Impostor”, “This Means Money”, “Good Girl Gone Bad”, “Gal Dem A Talk”, “Realest Song”, “Represent”, “Do Sumn”, “SUMN DEH”, “Forward”, “Gal a bubble” and “Bruk Off”. Konshens 2005 single “Pon Di Corner” was a major hit in Japan, and led to a month-long tour of the country and a Japan-only album release. He made a guest appearance on Tarrus Riley’s Contagious album, deejaying (singing) on “Good Girl Gone Bad”, which was also released as a single. Konshens has a large fanbase in Guyana and Europe, where his “Gal Dem Talk” single was a major hit, and he performed at Guyana’s National Stadium in May 2011. Konshens album, Real Talk, was released by Japanese label Koyashi in 2010. A second album was also announced to be released in Jamaica on Tad Dawkins’ Tad’s International label. Konshens also launched his own Subkonshus label in 2010. In 2012, he released his second album Mental Maintenance. In March 2014, he became an official brand ambassador for Pepsi. His genres include Dancehall, Soca music, Reggae, Reggaeton and Pop. Konshens is a Deejay, singer, record producer, businessman. In 2016 Konshens’ brother Delus who was signed to his Subkonshus music label committed suicide. Konshens also has another brother who is an artist by the name of Rikroot. Konshens is known for his party, dancing, sexual explicit and raunchy dancehall songs.

Rikroot sometimes misspelt Rickroot but pronounced “recruit” whose real name is Garvin Spence is Caribbean artist from Sherlock Crescent in Kingston, Jamaica and currently based out of New Jersey, as a vocalist and song writer. His music can be seen on Tempo Network Television. Some of his song appeared on the Cross Caribbean Countdown. Rikroot`s record lable is called Palm Tree Flow Records. His genres include Dancehall, Pop and Reggae. Rikroot is the younger brother of Dancehall singers Konshens and Delus. Rikroot (a variation of “Recruit” a nickname he received in the military) began writing, penning song lyrics infused with stories of everyday life. During his last year of high school, Rikroot started taking music seriously. In 2005 Rikroot recorded his first single “Get That Weed” followed by “Don’t Worry” “Bonnie and Clyde” “Galang Gal” and Real Badman”. From that point forward, Rikroot realized music was more than just a hobby but a serious passion. Rikroot emerged on the entertainment scene and has been steadily making his mark through his performances. To date, he has opened for top billing artists such as Serani, Spragga Benz, I-Octane and has performed as a solo act on “Rock with Squeeze” at SOB’s in Manhattan and “Africa Meets Jamaica” at De Island Breeze in New Jersey. Although Rikroot is based out of the US he travels frequently to Jamaica to work with local producers as well as connecting with producers worldwide such as French producers Daddy and Hyper from D&H Productions, Konvict Yard Music, Shango Productions, Subkonshus Music, STP Productions, FreshlyNew Productions,Palm Tree Flow Records LLC and LMR Productions. Rikroot`s general manager is Nigel Angus. Rikroot major influence in his music is Dennis Brown. Rikroot also spends alot of time in New York which is close to New Jersey. Some of his other known songs include “Fraid Ah Dem”, “Sweat”, “Little One”, “Daylight”, “Party Buck” with K-Starr, “One Life” ( Razz Attack Riddim with his brother Delus).