David “Ram Jam” Rodigan is a DJ and reggae legend. His passion for the music of Jamaica took hold of him as a schoolboy in the early ’60s. For over 35 years he’s been a force to be reckoned with in the bass heavy atmosphere of Britain’s reggae dance halls.
Rodigan began his reggae broadcasting career in 1978 on BBC Radio London. He moved to Capital Radio in 1979 and remained there for 11 years broadcasting his legendary Roots Rockers show every Saturday night. In 1984 he joined British Forces Broadcasting Corp where broadcast his weekly reggae show for 25 years until 2009. In February 2013 he joined the BBC to present a weekly reggae show on Radio 1Xtra on Sundays and also a summer season of classic ska, rock steady and reggae on BBC Radio 2.
Rodigan frequently makes appearances where he plays his collection of customised dub plates and classic recordings to loyal reggae fans worldwide.
Last updated: February, 2017