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T-Vice and Top Vice

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Children: Roberto and Reynaldo Martino of T-Vice
Why You Know Them:
Led by Roberto (guitar and vocals) and Reynaldo Martino (vocals), Miami-based T-Vice are among the biggest kompas bands in Haiti and its diaspora. Non-Haitians may also know them from Wyclef’s “Party By The Sea,” on which they featured alongside Buju Banton.
Father:
Robert Martino
Why You Should Know Him:
Martino was the leader of pioneering kompa group Top Vice, who were basically T-Vice 1.0.