Little Hero

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Little Hero
Birth namePaul Gayle
Born1972
Farm Town, Discovery Bay, St Ann, Jamaica
GenresReggae
Years active1992–present
LabelsInspire

Paul Gayle (born 1972), better known by his stage name Little Hero, is a Jamaican reggae singer.

Born in Farm Town, Discovery Bay, in St Ann, Little Hero emerged in the early-1990s, first recording with producer Courtney Cole in 1992, and had his first major success in 1994 with the Jamaican number one single "God Alone", a collaboration with Merciless and Action Fire.[1]

His debut album, Revelation, was released in 2007 (initially in Japan) and entered the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart at number one.[2][3] He was reported to be working on a second album called More Love in 2011.[4] He had success in Jamaica with singles such as "Inna De Ghetto", and released his latest album, The Oracle Unleashed, in 2013.[1][5][6]

Gayle's brother is the musician PZ.[7]

Discography[edit]

  • Revelation (2007), Diamond Edge/Inspire
  • The Oracle Unleashed (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Evans, Teino (2005) "Little Hero hits 'Inna Di Ghetto' Archived 26 December 2005 at the Wayback Machine", Jamaica Star, 1 October 2005. Retrieved 8 June 2014
  2. ^ "Little Hero Awards", AllMusic. Retrieved 8 June 2014
  3. ^ Meschino, Patricia (2009) "No Small Feat", Billboard, 21 February 2009, p. 35. Retrieved 8 June 2014
  4. ^ "Little Hero hopes for More Love Archived 14 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine", Jamaica Observer, 18 February 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2014
  5. ^ Campbell-Livingston, Cecelia (2014) "Hero banking on 'The Oracle'", Jamaica Observer, 7 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2014
  6. ^ Gilchrist, Carl (2013) "Little Hero Goes Deeper With New Album – 'The Oracle' Launched In St Ann, North America Launch Coming", Jamaica Gleaner, 29 December 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014
  7. ^ Gilchrist, Carl (2009) "Little Hero and PZ, brothers in music Archived 28 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine", Jamaica Star, 6 November 2009. Retrieved 8 June 2014