John Taylor (born 16 April 1963), better known as Chaka Demus, is a Jamaican reggae musician and DJ, best known as part of the duo Chaka Demus & Pliers. Born in West Kingston, Taylor was a regular attendee at Kingston dances and was given a chance by Prince Jammy to DJ on his sound system. Upon releasing his debut single, the Jammy-produced "Increase Your Knowledge" in 1985, he was virtually unknown. None of his early records saw chart success, though they later met with increased success.
Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. Everybody Loves the Chaka (1988). Album by Chaka Demus. was sampled in. Calling the People by A-Zone (1994). Dark Magnet by M-Beat (1993). Amen by Jester Hairston (1963).
His follow-up album, The Original Chaka, appeared in 1989 on Witty. By this time, Demus was also working with producer Bobby Digital, with whom he cut a clutch of singles. His old sound system compatriot Shabba Ranks was also recording with the producer and Digital gathered up both DJs' singles for 1989's Best Baby Father.
The same year saw the release of "Everybody Loves Chaka", for the Scorpio label, which was then followed up by the 1989 album, The Original Chaka' 'Watch me Ride'. in the UK between 1993 and 1997. In 2007, Chaka Demus & Pliers reunited to record a track called "Need Your Lovin" which was released on vinyl, on Explorer Records
Artist: Chaka Demus Song: Teach Them Album: Reggae Hits Volume 10 Label: Jet Star Records Country: UK Genre: Reggae Style: Dancehall. Other Songs on the album. 1. Mike Anthony - Walk Away From Love 2. Freddie McGregor - Let Me Try 3. Sluggy - Tell Me Now 4. Thriller U Feat. Jennifer Lara & Johnny Nice - I Wanna Sex You Up 5. Pinchers - Bandelero 6. Sir Lloyd Feat. Gilroy Sidden - You've Changed 7. Beres Hammond - Respect To You 8. Wayne Wonder - Don't Take It Personal 9. Richie Davis - Candy Girl 10. Chaka Demus - Teach Them 11. Barrington Levy Feat. Cutty Ranks - Dancehall Rock.
B1Me Name Chaka Demus. B2Get Up. B3Everybody Loves The Chaka. B5Don't Band It Down. Everybody Loves The Chaka. Black Scorpio Item No: 237945. Vinyl LP 1988, US – Reissue New.
Everybody Loves the Chaka. Increase Your Knowledge.
Chaka Demus (born John Taylor in 1965, West Kingston, Jamaica) is a well known reggae musician and deejay, best known for a string of hits which enjoyed chart success in the 1990s, in both his native Jamaica and around the world. He is best known for the number one hit "Twist and Shout", a cover of the Isley Brothers song that featured Jack Radics and Sly & Robbie (under the name of Taxi Gang).
|A1||–Chaka Demus & Yellowman||Letter To Mommy & Daddy|
|A2||–Chaka Demus||Agony Man|
|A3||–Chaka Demus||Clothes Thief|
|A4||–Chaka Demus||D.J. Spirit|
|A5||–Chaka Demus||Conscious A Lick|
|B1||–Chaka Demus||Me Name Chaka Demus|
|B2||–Chaka Demus||Get Up|
|B3||–Chaka Demus||Everybody Loves The Chaka|
|B4||–Chaka Demus||Gal Tek Your Time|
|B5||–Chaka Demus||Don't Band It Down|
- Edited By – Anthony Wright , Collin Solly
- Mixed By – Mickey Riley*, Silvan Morris*
- Producer – M Johnson*