May 25, 2011
Keith Valentine Graham (born 24 June 1958), better known as Levi Roots, is a British-Jamaican reggae musician, television personality, celebrity chef, businessman and multi-millionaire currently residing in Brixton, South London. He has performed with James Brown and Maxi Priest and was nominated for a Best Reggae Act MOBO award in 1998. He was a friend of Bob Marley when he resided in the UK and performed "Happy Birthday Mr. President" for Nelson Mandela in 1992 on his trip to Brixton. He gained widespread fame after appearing on the UK television programme Dragons' Den where he gained £50,000 funding for his "Reggae Reggae Sauce".
Levi had a television cooking show, Caribbean Food Made Easy, on BBC2, with a book of the same name publishing in August 2009. The show follows Levi as he travels the UK and Jamaica demonstrating easy ways to cook Caribbean food at home.