Barrington Levy, an Inventor of Dancehall Reggae, Can Still Squeeze a Syllable and Wring It Dry

Barrington Levy, an Inventor of Dancehall Reggae, Can Still Squeeze a Syllable and Wring It Dry

“Brooklyn, are you sleee-py?” Over and over again during Friday’s concert in Prospect Park, the dancehall reggae pioneer Barrington Levy asked this singsong question. His voice is so sweet that the question almost sounded like the beginning of a lullaby. In fact, it was the opposite of one: the answer was always a resounding no.

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