Eddy Grant (born with the name Edmond Montague Grant) is a musician. When he is still at young age, his parents moved to London, UK where he lived. He reside in Kentish Town and he study at the Acland Burghley Secondary Modern at Tufnell Park. In 1968, he had his first number one hit with his self composed song "Baby Come Back" when he was the lead guitarist and major composer of the interracial group "The Equals". The later become number one in the UK Singles Chart when covered by Pato Banton. He used his songwriting for political purposes especially against the racist government of South Africa.
Eddy Grant build up his own recording company, the Ice Records and the Coach House studio. but he go back to the West Indies from London which he choose Barbados as a practical venue for a recording company rather than choosing his country of origin which is Guyana. He has also produced for the several artists like Sting, Mick Jagger and Elvis Costello.
His solo recording of "I Don't Wanna Dance" stayed three weeks at Number one in the UK Singles Chart In 1982. He got a Top Ten album with Killer On The Rampage in the same year . In 1983, "Electric Avenue" was number 2 both in UK and U.S. with a market over a million copies. In 2001, with a remix of the song, it enter UK Top Ten hit again