1968 to 1999
February 1, 1957 in Kingston
July 1, 1999
Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
Jamaican reggae artist
Dennis Emmanuel Brown CD (1 February 1957 - 1 July 1999) was a Jamaican reggae singer. During his prolific career, which began in the late 1960s when he was aged eleven, he recorded more than 75 albums and was one of the major stars of lovers rock, a sub-genre of reggae. Bob Marley cited Brown as his favourite singer, dubbing him "The Crown Prince of Reggae", and Brown would prove influential on future generations of reggae singers. Biography: Early life and career: Dennis Brown was born on 1 February 1957 at Jubilee Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica.