Hailing from Kingston Jamaica, Byron 'Sir B' Ellington has become one of the most internationally sought after MC, DJ and Producer. His love for music began as a youth in Jamaica where he enjoyed visiting community gatherings to hear the sounds of great Reggae music. He often attended events that included sounds like; Stereograph, Black Star, Jah Love and Kilimanjaro which gradually increased his love for not only hearing the music but desired to one day own his sound system and share his concept of delivering music in fine style.
Upon arriving in Canada, be began playing on sound systems such as Boeweeble International, Top Secret, King Yatta, Golden Eagle and Papa Melody owned by the great Leroy Sibbles to name a few. In 1987 Sir B birthed his own sound named Board of Education that became a hit sound within the GTA that played music entertaining and educating the people’s mind.
In addition to playing sound, his career took an enhanced route in 1992 when he met Ms. Elaine Thompson then Station Manager of CHRY 105.5FM. She introduced him to venture into becoming a radio personality which he embraced and began volunteering on various programs developing his skills and in 1995 with the support of the then music director, Neil Armstrong he received his own radio program “The Kool Runnings Show” that airs each Saturday night from 12AM-3AM on CHRY105.5FM. The Kool Runnings Show mission is to play music that reflect the authentic sounds of Reggae Music and provide a platform for both local and international artist that highlights their music to be heard across the world.
As a producer his desire is to see Canadian performers excel to their highest potential in the music industry and encourage them to keep on pressing assuring them that the reward will be great. He is the producer of the hit single “Lifeline” (compilation of Canadian artists), “What’s Going On” and “Jamaica’s Birthday” Hit Singles of Fyahanese (formerly Japanese).
In addition to working in the music industry, Sir B is passionate about the growth of his community in a positive manner and is a board member of CT Stop the Violence across the World and C.A.C. Unsung Heroes Recognition Awards. Sir B goes above and beyond to assist youths at risk by counseling them in the right path and also taking time to seek worthy contributors to the Black Community and award them for their committed service.
“Music is my life”, states Sir B, “it is a spiritual inspiration that influences the human mind.”
As Sir B continues his path, his passion is to remain serving the community and promoting great music to the world.
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