Reggae-rap and dancehall star from Jamaica. Born Rexton Rawlston Gordon, he was influenced by Yellowman and DJ Josey Wales, and ultimately crossed over into the international R&B market.
All Music Guide: Shabba Ranks
Introduction to the pioneer of "reggae-rap," a combination of dancehall and hip-hop. Includes discography, biography, and links to collaborations.
Wikipedia: Shabba Ranks
Biography, discography, and controversy.
The Fader: Jonathan Mannion Remembers Shabba Ranks
Article by the photographer and fan of Ranks, with photos of Ranks' performance at Madison Square Garden. (May 21, 2010)
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 21:30:00 UTC