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Half Pint

Half Pint
Born: Nov 11, 1961 in West Kingston, Jamaica
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Genre: R&B, Rap, World
Biography: Dancehall singjay Half Pint recorded some of the genre's early classics during the first half of the '80s. His appeal outside Jamaica was somewhat limited by his willingness to repeat simple musical ideas, but the best of his work was frequently brilliant. He was the first major artist produced by Prince ...Read full biography
Released: 1986
Label: Ras
Critics' Rating:
While typed in some quarters as strictly a dancehall artist, Half Pint is actually an above-average vocalist who's made several commendable message and protest tunes alongside the lighter uptempo material. ...Read full review
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Released: 1998
Label: Half Pint Music
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Producer Lindon Roberts provides the material and Half Pint sounds like a gallon singing them. Roberts dresses the tracks and masks the basic reggae skank groove with polyrhythms and punchy horns, giving ...Read full review