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Aswad are a long-lasting British reggae group, noted for adding strong R&B and soul influences to the reggae sound. They have been performing since the mid-1970s, having released a total of twenty-one albums.

  • also known as Black
  • members:
  • genre: Reggae
  • albums: "Showcase", "Rebel Souls", "To the Top", "Crucial Tracks", "Too Wicked", "Rise and Shine Again!", "The Next Frontier (Dub)", "Greatest Hits", "Follow '99", "25 Live", "Cool Summer Reggae", "Distant Thunder", "Firesticks", "Give a Little Love", "Hulet", "Live & Direct", "New Chapter", "Not Satisfied", "Reggae Greats", "Rise and Shine", "Roots Revival", "Roots Rocking: The Island Anthology", "Shine", "Aswad", "A New Chapter of Dub", "City Lock", "We Are One People", "Renaissance", "Next to You", "Jah Shaka meets Aswad in Addis Ababa Studio", "The BBC Sessions"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album - "Rise and Shine"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album - "Big Up"


Who is Aswad?

Aswad a.k.a. Brinsley Forde: Brinsley Allan Forde is best known as a founding member of the reggae band Aswad and as a child actor in the children's television series Here Come the Double Deckers.


  1. "Aswad" is a musical album of Aswad.
    • released in (39 years ago)
  2. "Aswad" is a musical album of Mathis Mootz.
    • released on (10 years ago)


Aswad is a male Arabic given name that means "Black".

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Google previewMulticultural America: An Encyclopedia of the Newest Americans [4 volumes] (2011)

by Ronald H. Bayor

Aswad and Barbara Bilge, 129–42. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. Bardazzi, Marco. 2009. “The Diaspora of the Christians /1 That Corner of Iraq in Detroit.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Ian Shaw, Robert Jameson

SYSTEMS THEORY TURKEYTURKEY TURKEY CarchemishCarchemish Chagar Bazar Chagar Bazar Carchemish Chagar Bazar Tell Brak Tell Brak Tell Brak Tell Halaf Tell Halaf Tell Halaf HarranHarran Harran Tell Aswad Tell Aswad ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (2013)

by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

Names like London's Matumbi, Aswad and Misty in Roots, Bristol's Talisman and Black Roots, Nottingham's Naturalites, Liverpool's Cross Section and The Players of Instruments, Birmingham's Steel Pulse and other bands like Black Slate, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (2003)

Family, Law and Politics by Suad Joseph, Afsāna Naǧmābādī

Aswad and B. Bilgé (eds.), Family andgender among American Muslims, Philadelphia 1996. B. Bilgé, Turkish-American patterns of intermarriage, in B. C. Aswad ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

Fourth Edition, 2-Volume Set by Linda S. Noelker, PhD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, Richard L. Sprott, Ph.D.

This enzyme is present in bacteria, fungi, plants, and all human tissues thus far examined (Johnson, Ngo, & Aswad, 1991). Methylation of the alpha-carboxyl group of an L-isoAsp residue can increase the rate at which it forms a succinimide ...

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Baynetna - Paul Noun - Elie Aswad - 20/06/2014

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