1970 to 2010
September 3, 1959 in Clarendon
Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
Cocoa Tea (born Calvin George Scott, September 3, 1959, Clarendon Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae/dancehall singer, songwriter, and DJ. Biography: Cocoa Tea was popular in Jamaica in from 1985, but has become successful worldwide only since the 1990s. One of his most famous songs is "Rikers Island", which was later put into a dub version by Nardo Ranks entitled "Me No Like Rikers Island" (featured on Dancehall Reggaespanol) which was released the same year as the original "Rikers Island". He also gained fame with the song "Young Lover".