Carl Meeks

Carl Meeks was born in Kingston Jamaica on January 14, 1962. He went to Norman Manley High School and he is an original, cultural reggae-dancehall singer with a ‘Sin J’ style. One of Carl’s favorite singers was Dennis Brown whom he drew inspiration from. In 1983 carl entered the Tastee talent contest and he came second.

George Lemon, a photographer heard about Carl and he took Carl under his wing. Lemon used the money he got from taking pictures to go to the studio. Carl released his debut ‘o ore Secrets’ and a lot of singles came after that including ‘Haul and Pull Up Selector’ and ‘Born and Grow Ya’. From the Jackmandora album, there were tracks like We Rule Dance Hall’ and Raw Born A Rub Dub’. Carl worked with producers like Hugh “Redman” James, Jack Scorpio, Steele and Cleeve, Gussie Clark, Harry J and many others. In 1988  he performed alongside DJ Daddy Lilly for ‘Lean On Me’ and ‘Heard About My Love’