Mikey Dread | Artist

Mikey Dread | Artist

Tags: Era_1970s, Genre_Reggae, Origin_Jamaica, Type_Artist

Michael George Campbell aka Mikey Dread, was a Jamaican reggae singer, producer, and broadcaster born 1954 in Port Antonio, Jamaica. Starting out he worked with Lee Scratch Perry and Joe Gibbs and was an engineer at Treasure Isle studio. He successfully crossed-over to audiences outside Jamaica and collaborated with acts such as The Clash, UB40 and Adrian Sherwood. In the '90's Mikey moved to the USA, completed University studies and ran the Caribbean Satellite Network TV station in Miami. Outstanding albums include African Anthem, Dread at the Controls and World War III.

Artist Website: mikeydread.com

Featured Albums: Mikey Dread

Related Artists: Lee Scratch Perry, The Clash, Adrian Sherwood

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