U Roy

Reggae, Musical Artist

1942 –

Who is U Roy?

Ewart Beckford OD, better known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting. U-Roy is noted for a melodic style of toasting applied with a highly developed sense of timing.

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Born
Sep 21, 1942
Kingston
Also known as
  • Hugh Roy
  • U-Roy
  • U. Roy
  • Ewart Beckford
  • U Roy & The Children
  • Ewart Beckford OD
  • The Originator
Nationality
  • Jamaica
Profession