(band) – Black Slate is a reggae band based in the United Kingdom and was formed in 1974. They toured heavily around London and backed Jamaican musicians such as Dennis Brown, Delroy Wilson, and Ken Boothe when they played in the UK. They toured the UK in their own right for the first time in 1978, and released four albums between 1979 and 1985. They backed several Jamaican singers, including Delroy Wilsonand Ken Boothe on their UK appearances, and had their first reggae-chart hit themselves in 1976, with the anti-mugging song “Sticks Man”. They also lined up with Disco Reggae Band under Disco Reggae Band & Black Slate.