Max Romeo was born in St James, Jamaica in 1947. He was a reggae and roots reggae recording artist popular in both his home Jamaica and the United Kingdom. Max Romeo was a rudeboy and introduced a sub genre of reggae with suggestive lyrics that caused an outcry but were very popular. His song Wet Dream went to the top of the charts in Jamaica and UK but was banned by BBC Radio. Romeo insisted it was about a House with a leaking roof. He worked with many top reggae artists and producers including Lee Scratch Perry, Tappa Zukie Bunny Lee and the Upsetters. His album War in a Babylon was one of his most well known.