Jamaican melodica player Augustus Pablo is one of dub’s founding fathers whose 1976 album King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown is often considered to be one of the most important illustrations of the genre. He also started the legendary record label and record shop Rockers International in downtown Kingston on Orange Street, commonly known as “beat street,” during the ‘60s when Jamaican music like Ska, Rock Steady, and Rockers was king. His children Addis and Isis are not only keeping his legacy alive but continuing in his footsteps through their own musical expressions. In celebration of Augustus’s 62nd birthday, Isis and Addis reopened Rocker’s International and we can’t wait to go digging in the crates for some vintage gold. Justin Jackson Jersey

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