Leroy Smart

Leroy Smart

reggae, dub, roots reggae, dancehall, jamaica

Leroy Smart, born 1952, Kingston, Jamaica, is a reggae singer and producer. >>>Biography<<< Smart was born in 1952 and orphaned aged 2. He was raised at Maxfield Park Childrens Home and educated at Alpha Boys School,[1] where he studied singing, drums and dancing.[2] Smart recorded his first single, "It Pains Me" in 1969 for a producer called Mr. Caribbean.[3] In 1970 he recorded "Ethiopia" for Joe Gibbs, and the first version of one of his most famous songs, "Pride & Ambition", with producer Gussie Clarke.