King Tubby (born with the name Osbourne Ruddock) was a Jamaican electronics and sound engineer which known for his influence on the development of dub music in the 1960s and 1970s. Tubby's original studio work which saw him lift up the role of the mixing engineer to a creative fame. He prove that he have a great influence across many genres of popular music. He is frequently considered as the inventor of the concept of the remix. And it may be seen as an origin of some dance and electronic music production.
King Tubby's music career start in 1950 with the growing popularity of Jamaican sound systems which can be be found all around the Kingston and it is develope as enterprising businesses. As a brilliant radio repairman, He found himself that he is in great demand by most of the major sound systems all over the Kingston. Wth the tropical weather of the Caribbean island (sometimes combined with sabotage by rival sound system owners) that leads to malfunctions and equipment failure. In 1961 or 1962 he build his own radio transmitter and temporarily ran a pirate radio station playing ska and rhythm and blues which he shut down when he heard that the police were searching for the operator. He finally form his own sound system (Tubby's Hometown Hi-Fi) which become a crowd favorite due to the high quality sound of his equipment.