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Ewart "U-Roy" Beckford

U-Roy (David Corio/Redferns)
U-Roy (David Corio/Redferns)

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February 25, 2021 "My Deepest Sympathy to the Family" - Doreen Franklin-Burrows (Philadelphia, PA)
February 25, 2021 "My condolences go out to the family of Ewart. He will be missed by many." - LeeRoy
February 25, 2021 "Sincere condolences to the family,friends and fans of Ewart “ U-Roy “ Beckford. His great talent will be remembered." - JE Sowell (Charlotte, NC)
February 25, 2021 "I would like to offer my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of mr. U Roy well known for his entertainment. may the God of tender mercies grant him peace "
February 25, 2021 "U-Roy was amazingly talented and will be missed. Heartfelt condolences to the Beckford family and friends. May God be with all of you in your time of sorrow. "
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Obituary for Ewart "U-Roy" Beckford
U-Roy was a Jamaican musician who pioneered toasting, a precursor to rap music in which a DJ talked over the records he was playing. We invite...
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