Cocoa Tea – 1 Minute Jamaican Music Biography


In the early to mid 80s there were only a few vocalists in Jamaica who could compete for popularity with the DJs who were dominating the country’s Dancehalls. One of those vocalists was Cocoa Tea. Born Calvin Scott back in 1960, this Clarendonian possessed one of the purist, sweetest voices to ever sing into a microphone. Alongside Frankie Paul, Cocoa Tea was a giant. His work with Home T and Shabba Ranks [and later Cutty Ranks] was very successful. In fact most of his collaborations with his fellow artists have been top-of-the-line.
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