⭐️Born on March 1, 1927 in Harlem, New York
⭐️He’s Jamaican and Martiniquan
⭐️He was the first artist to sell a million copies of an album, “Calypso”.
⭐️Is a part of the EGOT elite, one of the four African Americans who have this honor.
⭐️Was a Civil Rights Activist during the 50’s and 60’s and is credited for bailing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr of the Birmingham City Jail.
⭐️Probably best known for his song “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)” which was famously used in Beetlejuice.