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DJ HENCH @ BLACK INFINITY MUSIC COLLECTIVE CELEBRATES KING JAMMY.
Lloyd James (born 26 October 1947, in Montego Bay, Jamaica, who is better known as Prince Jammy or King Jammy, is a dub mixer and record producer.
After earning money from building amplifiers and repairing electrical equipment from his mother's house in Waterhouse in the late 1960s, he started his own sound system. He also built equipment for other local systems.
In the late 1970s he began to release his own productions, including the debut album from Black Uhuru in 1977. In the 1980s, he became one of the most influential producers of dancehall music. His biggest hit was 1985's "Under Me Sleng teng" by Wayne Smith, with an entirely-digital rhythm hook. Many credit this song as being the first "Digital rhythm" in reggae, leading to the modern dancehall era. Jammy's productions and sound system dominated reggae music for the remainder of the 1980s and into the 1990s.