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U-Roy, Dancehall Pioneer, Dies At 78

U-Roy, the voice that pioneered the sound of reggae/dancehall in the 70s, has died. The Jamaican music legend passed away on Wednesday (February 17) at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Kingston. Sources told Urban Islandz that he had recently undergone surgery following an undisclosed illness. U-Roy, whose real name is Ewart …