Famous Record Producers from Jamaica

List of notable or famous record producers from Jamaica, with bios and photos, including the top record producers born in Jamaica and even some popular record producers who immigrated to Jamaica. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Jamaican record producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These record producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known record producer from Jamaica is included when available.

This list below has everything from Lee "Scratch" Perry to Beenie Man.

This historic record producers from Jamaica list can help answer the questions "Who are some Jamaican record producers of note?" and "Who are the most famous record producers from Jamaica?" These prominent record producers of Jamaica may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Jamaican record producers.

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  • Aidonia
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    Aidonia is a Jamaican musician and head of the musical partnership "J.O.P.", which has a contract under The Alliance. He became active in early 2004, and has released albums on the record labels, VP Records and Jag One Productions. Aidonia has also released in the mixtape "Bolt Action", in collaboration with Federation Sound, Equiknoxx Music/Gerusalem Music and Business Class. The mixtape utilizes classic hip-hop instrumentals with Aidonia's lyrical melodies overlaying and features artistes Chino, Lil Joe and fellow JOP label-mate, Deablo
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Jamaica
  • Beenie Man
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    Moses Anthony Davis (born 22 August 1973), better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer. He is referred to as the world's "King of Dancehall".
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Carl Harvey is a Jamaican born guitarist and record producer who recorded as a member of Crack of Dawn and The Aggrovators in the 1970s, and later became guitarist for Toots & the Maytals.
    • Birthplace: Jamaica
  • Clive Chin (born 14 May 1954 in Kingston, Jamaica) is the eldest son of Vincent "Randy" Chin. He is a Hakka Chinese Jamaican record producer whose work includes recordings by The Wailers, Dennis Brown, Lee Perry and Black Uhuru, among others. Chin was a pioneer in the establishment of dub as a standalone musical form.
    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Coxsone Dodd
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    Clement Seymour "Sir Coxsone" Dodd CD (26 January 1932 – 4 May 2004) was a Jamaican record producer who was influential in the development of ska and reggae in the 1950s, 1960s and beyond. He was nicknamed "Coxsone" at school due to his talent as a cricketer (his friends compared him to Alec Coxon, a member of the 1940s Yorkshire County Cricket Club team).
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1932-2004)
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Danny Ray
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    Danny Ray

    Danny Ray may refer to: Danny Ray (saxophonist) (born 1951), American saxophonist Danny Ray (singer) (born c. 1951), Jamaican-born UK-based singer and record producer Danny Ray (born 1935), James Brown's personal valet and master of ceremonies
    • Age: 72