Ajamu

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Ajamu, also known as King Ajamu is a Grenadian calypsonian. His music covers several Caribbean styles, including calypso, soca and reggae. He has held the title of Grenada Calypso Monarch a record seven times in 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995 and 2004. In 1998 he was appointed as a Member of The Order of the British Empire.

Ajamu now has a band based in Brooklyn. In 2005 he and his band visited G/da and held a live concert. He then went to Carriacou and demonstrated his prowess in music for the enjoyment of all present. Etson Mitchell AKA Ajamu is from Mama CAnnes in St. Andrew. He started his music career singing in church and later by singing reggae with his friends. He is considered to be one of the better musicians in Grenada by the people.[citation needed]

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