Jacob Miller Biography

(May 10 1952 / May 23 1980)

Cousin of Maxi Priest. He had earned the title 'Killer', since he "killed" all competetors in concerts with his mighty opera style vocals and as a Top Showman and great personality.

Protégé of Augustus Pablo with whom he made several records, he also became the vocalist for Inner Circle with whom he made the classic "Tenement Yard"

Signed by Island Records, Inner Circle, and Miller especially, were being groomed for stardom when it was all brought to an abrupt halt when Miller's car hit a pole on Hope Road, Kingston, on May 23 1980.

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