Singer Usher’s father is from Haiti.
Superstar singer Beyonce’s father, Mathew Knowles, is Bahamian. Actress Zoe Saldana’s mother has Haitian roots.
L.A. rapper Tyga’s father is from Jamaica. Rapper Bobby Shmurda is “Jamaican.” Minister Louis Farrakhan’s father is from Jamaica. Singer Mya’s father is Jamaican.
Rapper Uncle Luke has a Jamaican father. Model Tyson Beckford’s parents are from Jamaica. He lived in Jamaica from when he was an infant until he was 7 years old. Sandra “Pepa” Denton, of the pioneer rap group Salt-N-Pepa, was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s mother and father are Jamaican.
Former NBA star Patrick Ewing was born in Jamaica. Rapper Bushwick Bill was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Model Naomi Campbell’s parents are from Jamaica. WWE intercontinental champion Big E Langston’s parents are from Jamaica.
Rapper Astro’s mother is Jamaican. NBA player Ben Gordon’s mother and father are from Jamaica.
The mother of political activist Harry Belafonte is from Jamaica. The founder of hip-hop music, DJ Kool Herc, was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Both parents of model Camille McDonald are Jamaican. Rapper Busta Rhymes has Jamaican parents.