Manley Augustus Buchanan (⋆ 19 April 1949 in Kingston, Jamaica), is a Jamaican DJ (reggae toasting and early singjay). Big Youth started toasting for a sound system in 1970. Inspired by the first toaster who was successfully recorded and released – U-Roy – Big Youth developed his own, unique style. His work with producer Gussie Clarke resulted 1972 in 'The Killer' (version of Horace Andy's 'Skylarking') and 'Tippertone Rocking' – his first big Jamaican hits. 1973 the first and legendary album Screaming Target was released. During 1974 and 1975 Big Youth continued to record for other producers, as Glen Brown, Read more on Last.fm.
Big Youth has 2 songs that have been featured in movies like Something Wild and The Manchurian Candidate. What is your favorite song by Big Youth?Tweet