Derrick “Duckie” Simpson is the founder and leader of Grammy Award winning Reggae Legends BLACK UHURU. Although going through numerous lead singers and musicians they have remained to be one of the most recognized and prolific reggae band for over 40 years.
Since 1977's debut album "Love Crises" the band have released more than 25 albums including "Red" ( which was voted in Rolling Stone Magazine Top 100 albums of the 1980's ), "Sinsemilla" & "Brutal". Band members over the years have included Michael Rose, Sly & Robbie, Sandra "Puma" Jones, Errol "Tarzan" Nelson & Delroy "Junior" Reid. The band have also collaborated with Keith Richards, Dennis Brown and Prince Jammy.