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Biography

  • Born

    5 December 1965

  • Born In

    Waterhouse, Kingston, Jamaica

  • Died

    17 February 2014 (aged 48)

There are multiple artists named Wayne Smith. The fIrst (born in Waterhouse, Kingston, Jamaica, on December 5, 1965) is a Jamaican reggae musician.

His 1985 recording of "(Under Me) Sleng Teng", is generally regarded as the beginning of ragga style reggae. The rhythm was created on a Casio Music Box and is based on the riff from Eddie Cochran's Something Else.

The second Wayne Smith is a Leeds-based electronic producer also known for his work on synth in Solus Locus.

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