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Louie Rankin

Louie Rankin has been played on NTS in shows including Whodis? w/ 56 DJs, featured first on 26 October 2017. Songs played include Typewriter and Boom Shell.

Louie Rankin (Leonard Forbes, 1963 – September 30, 2019) was a Jamaican dancehall reggae singer, songwriter and actor.

Leonard Forbes was born in Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica and grew up in Rockfort and East Kingston. His most successful song was the single "Typewriter", released in 1992. In his lyrics, Rankin often referred to himself as the "Original Don Dada," a term used by many of his dancehall competitors, such as Super Cat.

Rankin also performed noticeable acting roles as a…

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Typewriter
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Boom Shell
Louie Ranking
VP Records1992
Boom Shell
Louie RankingVP Records1992
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