Born: 15 jan 1956
Yellowman (born Winston Foster)
has an incredible history in Reggae music. His upbringing at the Maxfield Home orphanage in Kingston and being albino in Jamaica were two obstacles
the he overcame and went on to be
(at one time) the biggest reggae artist since Bob Marley. He became a swaggering DJ with a penchant for witty and sexually explicit lyrics and a stage show that made him a local star. He began recording in the early ’80s and
for the next several years released records at a furious pace, outselling every other reggae star except Bob Marley. In 1986 Yellowman was diagnosed with jaw cancer and given a dire prognosis, but he bounced back
and resumed his career in the ’90s.