1. About Garnett Silk. Before he was tragically killed by an exploding gas canister, Garnett Silk seemed on the brink of international success. He was adept at mixing styles: with his booming yet sleek vocals, he sang of romance and social issues with equal ease.
  2. Garnett Silk was a Jamaican reggae musician and Rastafarian, known for his diverse, emotive, powerful and smooth voice. Similarly to The Notorious B.I.G., whom many hail as the greatest rapper ever, Garnett had a short run within the timeline of music history yet his legacy continues to grow.
  3. Silk's music has been kept alive by several tributes, including Macka B 's "Tribute to Garnett Silk" and the Earth Day concert, and numerous compilation albums, including two collections of his dubplates, Kilamanjaro Remembers Garnett Silk (Jam Down, ) and Rule Dem (Trojan/Sanctuary ).
  4. The late Garnett Silk was one of the most promising of the "cultural" dancehall singers of the early '90s, a period when "slackness" was in the ascendant and few of Jamaica's top-flight talents were still bothering to deliver the lyrical messages of spiritual and political uplift that had been reggae's stock in trade for so long. Silk spent some time with the Killamanjaro sound system, singing 8/
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Killamanjaro Remembers Garnett Silk on Discogs. Label: 24x7 Records - TECW • Format: CD • Country: Japan • Genre: Reggae •.
  6. Killamanjaro Remembers Garnett Silk. The late Garnett Silk was one of the most promising of the "cultural" dancehall singers of the early '90s, a period when "slackness" was in the ascendant and few of Jamaica's top-flight talents were still bothering to deliver the lyrical messages of spiritual and political uplift that had been reggae's stock in trade for so long.
  7. Written-By – Garnett Silk (tracks: 1 to 8, 13 to 16, 18 to 21), Ricky Trooper (tracks: 9 to 12, 17) Barcode and Other Identifiers Barcode: /5(3).
  8. Silk's fame my never reach the heights of one Robert Nesta Marley but his songs are every bit as moving and thought provoking. Other recommended Garnett Silk CD's.. Garnett Silk Gold, It's Growing, Garnett Silk Live at Sunsplash and Strictly The Best #12 for the song 'Kingly Character', a MUST have for any Silk fan/5(6).
  9. Apr 03,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Garnett Silk live ~EarthStrong~ YouTube Garnett Silk Best of The Best Greatest Hits (Remembering Garnett) mix by djeasy - .

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