Gully Bop Studio Session in Bronx, New York

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Gully Bop Studio Session In New York

Welcome to the Gully Bop Studio Session.

Reggae superstar Gully Bop visits the Calico Studio in New York City. Watch the full video as he records a single with Dean Greek and also a few dubplates.

This is an exciting video, watch it to the end as Gully Bop makes a custom dubplates for Calico Mix Machine.






Recording artist of reggae and dancehall music who became a viral sensation after a video emerged of him freestyling. He put out a debut EP titled Rags to Riches.

Before Fame

Bop struggled to survive for twenty years before catching his big break. He fixed fans, ran errands and did a bunch of odd jobs in his community. He was also previously a dancehall musician known by the name Country Man, but could not get a career going during that time.


In January of 2015, a rupture occurred in his intestine forcing him into emergency surgery which cost $880,000. He was fortunate that this occurred after he caught his big break, otherwise his life would have been lost.

Family Life

He was born Robert Lee Malcolm in King Weston, West Rural St. Andrew, Jamaica, W.I. and previously dated Shauna Chin.

For decades, Jamaican music has produced rags to riches stories unlike anywhere else.

From reggae icons like Bob Marley and Peter Tosh to scores of dancehall contemporaries, Jamaican artists have escaped the grips of extreme poverty to find global influence and fame with tirelessly unique styles and sounds.

The latest artist to storm the scene is Gully Bop, who was all over the radio on the island weeks after an amateur video of him freestyling went viral.

“But a few things set him apart: Gully Bop is 50 years old, and was rumored to be a drug addict, mentally ill, and homeless.