YVONNE DEANE-HIBBERT – Vocals/Keyboards
Yvonne Deane-Hibbert, mother of three, is co-vocalist of the Strykers’ Posse a.k.a. We & Dem Born in London, England, of Jamaican parentage, Yvonne migrated to the United States in 1973 and has been performing in Reggae bands since 1978. Yvonne is also a self taught keyboard player who had the opportunity of performing on tour filling in as a keyboard player for Ichelle when she was away giving birth to her third child. Yvonne also has performed and worked with several groups in the Baltimore/Washington DC area such as The Mighty Invaders and New Determination, as well as lending backing vocals in the studio on productions for Englishman,Peace of Mind, Zebulon and the Fullness, Kelly Bell Band, Kwame and Jah Works’. Yvonne can also be heard on the track titled “You’ve Got What I want” on Danny Dread’s “Crucial World” album. A true professional both on stage and off, Yvonne is known for her sweet, serene and soulful voice which adds depth to the group’s vocal applications. Yvonne, has been compared to the likes of Marcia Griffiths and has proved that she can hold her own in this male dominated business.