Caribbean Artist Birthday

Lady G

Janice Fyffe , May 7 1968 Spanish Town, Jamaica

A native of Spanish Town in the parish of St. Catherine, Jamaica, Fyffe attended St. Joseph High School and Dunoon Technical School.

Ken Fyffe is her father, a reggae singer who has toured with the Congos and worked with vintage reggae groups the Sparkles and the Eternals.

As a child, Lady G used to sneak out of the house and travel around the island with the renowned DJ Black Scorpio. After leaving school, Lady G met dancehall deejay Lord Sassafrass, who became her mentor. She currently lives in New Jersey, United States.

She is probably best known for her first hit, “Nuff Respect”, produced by Gussie Clarke in 1988. In the same year, Lady G recorded two popular songs with Papa San: “Legal Rights” and “Round Table Talk”.

Lady G caused a stir with her performances at the infamous Sting stageshow in Jamaica in successive years in the late 1980s. She clashed with Lady Mackerel, Sister Charmaine, and Junie Ranks in 1988. Once again, she clashed with Sister Charmaine, Patra, and Lady P in 1989.

A collaboration between Lady G and Danny Browne and his Main Street label resulted in the hit single “Breeze Off” on the Filthy riddim, which Mr. Vegas used in his international smash “Heads High”. The song was recorded for the film Third World Cop in 1997.

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