Chaka Demus and Pliers
Chaka Demus and Pliers perform Jamaican reggae dancehall songs and are still touring the world today. They are the first Jamaicans to reach the British Top Five Charts. Chaka Demus also known as John Taylor was born in Kingston Jamaica in 1963. Pliers also known as Everton Bonner was born in Rockhall Hills, Jamaica in 1963. Chaka Demus and Pliers are the first Jamaicans to have three consecutive singles in the British Top five charts.Their first major hit was Murder She Wrote in collaboration with Sly and Robbie. This was followed by Tease Me then She Dont let Nobody and a cover of Curtis Mayfields tune Twist and Shout.
They both had powerful individual careers before combining their talents and are smooth and soulful enough for international markets and tough enough for the Kingston Dancehalls.They are still touring worldwide today.