Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaican bass guitarist and record producer (b. 1953) died on December 08, 2021.

Robert Warren Dale Shakespeare was a Jamaican bass guitarist and record producer, best known as half of the reggae rhythm section and production duo Sly and Robbie, with drummer Sly Dunbar. Regarded as one of the most influential reggae bassists, Shakespeare was also known for his creative use of electronics and production effects units. He was sometimes nicknamed "Basspeare".

Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaican bass guitarist and record producer (b. 1953) died on December 08, 2021.

December 8, 2021

Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaican bass guitarist and record producer (b. 1953) died on December 08, 2021.

Robert Warren Dale Shakespeare was a Jamaican bass guitarist and record producer, best known as half of the reggae rhythm section and production duo Sly and Robbie, with drummer Sly Dunbar. Regarded as one of the most influential reggae bassists, Shakespeare was also known for his creative use of electronics and production effects units. He was sometimes nicknamed "Basspeare".