Ranking Trevor, Rap Reggae Pioneer, Dead in Road Accident

Ranking Trevor, an influential deejay or toaster, as Jamaican patois rappers were called during his 1970s heyday, died in the Olympic Gardens area of Kingston yesterday morning, Aug 7.

According to reports, he was returning home from a dance when a collision with a car threw him off of his motorcycle; as he lay on the ground another vehicle ran over him.┬áIn various reports on his death, Trevor’s age has been listed as either 60 or 53. A report in the Jamaica Star lists his birthday as January 20, 1960, making him 52.

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