Tippa Irie is a legendary dancehall MC from the UK. He arrived on the scene in the early 80s as an MC on the reggae soundsystem Saxon Studio International and got his first national exposure with the Top 40 hit “Hello Darling” in 1986. He has been on the forefront of reggae dancehall scene ever since. He is one of the originators of the “fast chat” style that sped things up, which can be heard a lot in modern day rap. Tippa Irie represents some of the best dancehall outside of the Caribbean.