With Mashramani coming up and the mash bands in Georgetown getting ready fi de road, we’ve got Guyana on the brain right now. And we we were thinking: while there aren’t many Guyana-based artists who are known internationally, artists of Guyanese origin and extraction living abroad have made huge impacts on a variety of musical fronts, from reggae and dub to rock, rap and R&B. You could even call it a phenomenon in Canada, where many top acts have Guyanese roots. Here’s a look at some of the most notable names.
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