Edmond Montague Grant is a Guyanese-British singer-songwriter and musician. He was a founding member of The Equals, one of the United Kingdom's first racially integrated pop groups. His subsequent solo career included the platinum single "Electric Avenue". He also pioneered the genre ringbang.
|Birth name:||Edmond Montague Grant|
|Born:||March 5, 1948, Plaisance, British Guiana, (now Plaisance, Guyana)|
|Origin:||London, United Kingdom|
|Genres:||Reggae, soca, ringbang, reggae rock, pop, electro-pop, funk, disco, calypso|
|Instruments:||Vocals, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards|
|Labels:||Ice, Portrait, Epic, Enigma, Parlophone|
|Twitter:||Eddy Grant's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Eddy Grant's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Eddy Grant's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Eddy Grant's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Eddy Grant's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Eddy Grant's iTunes|
About Eddy Grant
Known for such chart-topping singles as "Baby Come Back," "I Don't Wanna Dance," and "Electric Avenue," this Guyanese-British singer and songwriter released the popular 1982 album Killer on the Rampage. Additionally, he invented a Caribbean music philosophy and genre known as "Ringbang."
He began his successful music career as the songwriter and guitarist for a London-based R&B group called The Equals.
Many of his songs, including "Living on the Front Line" and "War Party," contain political (particularly anti-apartheid) messages.
Born in Guyana, he moved to England as a young child and grew up primarily in the Kentish Town neighborhood of northern London.
A music producer as well as a recording artist, he produced tracks for such legendary musicians as Mick Jagger and Sting.
Information related to Eddy Grant
- Music of Guyana - The music of Guyana encompasses a range of musical styles and genres that draw from various influences including: Indian, Latino-Hispanic, European, African, Chinese, and Amerindian music.
- Caribbean music in the United Kingdom
- Guyanese musicians
- English reggae musicians
- British Guiana people
- British disco musicians
- Afro-Guyanese people
- Guyanese reggae singers
- British reggae musicians
- Parlophone artists
- International opponents of apartheid in South Africa
- Black British musicians
- English pop singers
- English rock singers
- English guitarists
- English rock guitarists
- Epic Records artists