Jigsy King

Errol King was born on 3 March 1970 in Kingston, Jamaica. He emerged in the early 1990s performing on sound systems with a vocal style similar to that of Buju Banton. King voiced on a couple of hits at various studios with different producers. His style of music became evident in one of his early releases “Cock Up And Ride” which was produced by John John, King Jammy’s son. In 1994 King collaborated with Barrington Levy in “Work” which was an international hit. In that same year, he released more hits including “Have What It Takes” and “Kick Up”. The following year he also released hit tracks such as “God Never Fail Me” and “Give Me The Weed” which he recorded with Courtney Cole.

Some of his other recordings were “Judge The Book”, “Mr. Bate” and “Ragga Ragga”. King collaborated with Jamie Irie in 1996 in the track “Sweet Sensimilla”. He recorded other hits including “Rail Up”, “Haffi Get Your Body”, “Gal A Fuss Gal A Fight” “Real Ting with Tony Curtis, and “Question Ask” with Freddie McGregor. In 2007, King was found guilty of disorderly conduct and he was fined $4000 after verbally attacking the Queen of England and the Jamaican Police on stage during his performance at Curefest. King later on in that year performed at Sting in Kingston.