Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Caribbean Producer to perform on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Eddy Grant

Eddy Grant

Eddy Grant will appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. 

The legendary Guyanese-British singer who resides in Barbados made the announcement via his Facebook page.

Grant will perform on the show tonight and had asked his fans to recommend their favourite songs for him to perform.

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Grant will be one of three guests alongside actors Issa Rae and Dwayne Johnson.

Founder of the Ringbang genre of music, Grant is known as the founding member of The Equals.

His album Killer on the Rampage included his two biggest solo hits, “I Don’t Wanna Dance” and “Electric Avenue.”  From 1982 Grant, relocated to Barbados with his Ice Records label to the historic Bayley's Plantation in St Philip. 

There he opened Blue Waves Studios and produced for the who's who of Calypso and Soca artists including Black Stalin, Calypso Rose, Lord Kitchener, the Mighty Sparrow and David Rudder out of Trinidad and Tobago and locally, Anthony The Mighty Gabby Carter, MacDonald Blenman

In 2016, Grant flicked the switch on the sign for a newly refurbished Electric Avenue, a street in South London borough of Lambeth, which was the first market street in the world to be lit by electricity in the late 1800s.

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