Lowell 'Sly' Dunbar

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Lowell 'Sly' Dunbar was born on May 10, 1952 in Jamaica as Lowell Fillmore Dunbar. See full bio »


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Smoke Soundtrack
Save the Last Dance Soundtrack
Ali G Indahouse Soundtrack


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 2018 Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mack (2018) ... (writer: "Murder She Wrote")
 2017 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2017) ... (writer: "Cheerleader")
 2017 Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (Documentary) (writer: "Nipple to the Bottle", "Pull Up to the Bumper" - as Sly Dunbar)
 2017 The Emoji Movie (writer: "Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix Radio Edit)" - as Sly Dunbar)
 2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Finale - Live (2016) ... (writer: "All In My Head (Flex)")
 2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "Mickey" by Tony Basil (2016) ... (writer: "Cheerleader")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nina Dobrev vs. Tim Tebow (2016) ... (writer: "Cheerleader")
 2015 Total Dreamer (TV Series) (writer: "Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix Radio Edit)" - as Sly Dunbar)
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Arriving in Paradise (2011) ... (performer: "Top Rank" written by Herman Marquis, nm2640446 & Vin Gordon)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Jon Hamm/Coldplay (2008) ... (producer: "Ras Trent") / (writer: "Ras Trent")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Driver A", uncredited)
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Target (2002) ... (writer: "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 2002 Ali G Indahouse (as Dunbar, "FRESH FROM YARD", "TEASE ME")
 2001 Save the Last Dance (as Sly Dunbar, "Murder She Wrote")
 2000 Whatever It Takes (writer: "Pull Up to the Bumper", "Emperor" - as Sly Dunbar)
 2000 The Wog Boy (writer: "Pull Up To The Bumper" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1999 Third World Cop (writer: "Zen Concrete", "Dungle Boogie", "Papers", "Scare Dem Train", "Mambo Jambo", "Drilling for Oil", "Soft Core Surge", "We Run Tings" - as L. Dunbar)
 1997 How to Be a Player (writer: "East Coast to the West Coast" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (producer: "The Tide Is High" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1997 A Brother's Kiss (writer: "Slow Wine" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1995 The Reggae Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Tease Me" - as S. Dunbar)
 1995 Smoke (producer: "Sexy dumb dumb" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1994 Boca (producer: "WORK", "BE STRONG")
 1993 Quelli che... il calcio (TV Series) (writer: "Rudebox")
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Man" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1993 Scam (TV Movie) (writer: "MURDER SHE WROTE")
 1992 Boomerang (as Sly Dunbar, "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 1992 Class Act (writer: "Housecall" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1990 Men at Work (writer: "Super Cool", "Here and Beyond" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1990 Bad Influence (producer: "SPIRITUAL HEALING" - as Sly Dunbar)
 1989 Slaves of New York (producer: "Some Guys Have All the Luck")
 1987 Street Smart (writer: "Peanut Butter" - as S. Dunbar)
 1986 Dangerously Close (writer: "Chill Out")
 1985-1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Payback (1986) ... (writer: "Bass and Trouble" - uncredited)
- Bought and Paid For (1985) ... (writer: "Bass and Trouble" - uncredited)
 1985 Bob Dylan: When the Night Comes Falling from the Sky (Video short) (performer: "When the Night Comes Falling from the Sky")
 1985 Bob Dylan: Tight Connection to My Heart - Has Anybody Seen My Love (Video short) (performer: "Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love)")
 1984 Bob Dylan: Jokerman (Video short) (performer: "Jokerman")
 1983 Bob Dylan: Sweetheart Like You (Video short) (performer: "Sweetheart Like You")
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Alternate Names:

Sly Dunbar | Sly & Robbie | Sly

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He has played for The Aggrovators for Bunny Lee; The Upsetters for Lee Perry, The Revolutionaries for Joseph Hoo Kim... Recorded for Barry O'Hare in the 1990s. See more »

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