© Waxpoetics September/October 2010
This morning, Reggae veteran Gregory »The Cool Ruler« Isaacs died in London from the effects of lung cancer.
Isaacs was born on July 15, 1951 in Denham Town, West Kingston.
He won several talent shows as a teenager and recorded his first single as part of a duo with singer Winston Sinclair in 1968 before joining the the group The Concords.
In the early 1970′s he launched his solo career and formed his African Museum record company with singer Errol Dunkley.
He was arrested in sentence for illegal possession of a firearm in 1982 and had serious problems with cocaine addiction.
(via Jamaica Observer)
GABE put together his top 5 Isaacs tunes for this sad occasion – may his music rule on …