The first human beatbox in the rap world, and still the best of all time, Doug E. Fresh amazed audiences with his note-perfect imitations of drum machines, effects, and often large samples of hip-hop classics. Fresh was born Doug E. Davis in Barbados, and his first appearance came in 1983 on a single for Spotlight called "Pass the Budda," with Spoonie Gee and DJ Spivey. His introduction to most hip-hop fans, though, came one year later with his astonishing performance in Beat Street behind the Treacherous Three. His first solo features also came in 1984, with "Just Having Fun," "waxed for Enjoy", and "Original Human Beatbox" for Vinentertainment.
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Brian Lara is considered by cricket fans throughout the world as the world's greatest batsman of this era. Brian Lara holds the record for highest first class score 501 for Warwickshire against Durham in 1994, and the highest Test score 400 for West Indies against England at the Antigua Recreation Ground in St. Johns in 2004.
Andy Roberts emerged as a force in West Indies cricket during the 1970's and for almost a decade he was an integral part of the West Indies four prong pace attack bowling in partnership with Holding, Garner, and Croft. He was a thinking bowler and his bouncer was regarded as one of the most dangerous. He varied its pace, often setting batsmen up with a slower bouncer and then surprising them with one of extreme pace causing them to play hurried shots often to their detriment.
Cicely Tyson is an American model and actress noted for her vivid portrayals of strong African American women. Tyson, the daughter of immigrants from the Caribbean island of Nevis, grew up in a devoutly religious household in Harlem. Discovered by a fashion editor at Ebony magazine, she quickly rose to the top of the modeling world. In 1957 she began acting in Off-Broadway productions, and the following decade she appeared in several short-lived Broadway shows. She won minor roles in a few feature films before portraying Portia in the 1968 film version of Carson McCullers's The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. 
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