Everton Blender

Everton Dennis Williams was born on 21 November 1954 in Clarendon and he grew up in Maxfield Avenue, Kingston. Williams began his singing career at an amateur talent contest in the late 1970s at Kingston Bohemia Club were he sand Dennis Brown’s songs under the name Babbaru. He won the contest on the second attempt and he began appearing on the Destiny Sound System. Williams released the single “Where Is Love” in 1979 and “Baba Black Sheep” in 1985.  When he did not get much success from his music, he decided to withdraw from the music industry and returned to his job as a painter. Williams resumed his career in 1995 when Garnet Silk introduced him to famous producer Richard Bell. Bell signed him to his record label Star Trail. Under this label he recorded the hit single “We No Jus’ A Come”. In England, he released his first album “Lift Up Your Head” and the tirle track was nominated for a Jamaican Music Award. In 1999, Williams released the album “Rootsman Credential” and from there came the hit tune “Ghetto People Sing”. Williams recorded 14 singles which were compiled on the album  “A Piece Of Da Blender” The Singles in 1996. Williams released several albums on Heartbeat Records. He set up his own Blend Dem Productions label and here he worked with the likes of Prezident Brown, Anthony B, Spanner Banner, Admiral Tibet and Richie Spice. Williams toure the world including Africa in 1999.