Burro Banton

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Legal name: Donovan Spalding

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Burro Banton (born Donovan Spalding, 27 December 1956, Kingston, Jamaica) is a dancehall reggae deejay popular in the mid-1980s and 1990s.

He is most famous for his anthem "Boom Wah Dis", which was recorded on the Steely & Clevie riddim called "Street Sweeper".

Burro emerged during the mid-1980s at the beginning of the digital dancehall craze started by King Jammy that also featured artists like Cutty Ranks. He is known for his very aggressive style; deep, gruff voice; and was the inspiration for many modern dancehall artists like Buju Banton, Bounty Killer, and Elephant Man.

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
1983 Buro 1
Da Original Banton 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
2007 Badder Den Dem 1

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