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About Michael Prophet

A strong conscious singer discovered and recorded by Yabby You in the late '70s. Michael Prophet's Serious Reasoning (1980) is a masterpiece, filled with his distinctive, powerful tenor and wide vibrato. After his work with Yabby You, Prophet went on to work with Henry "Junjo" Lawes, changing his style from conscious, Roots-style reggae to a harder sound. His mid to late '80s albums had a tough, digitized Dancehall feel and slack lyrics. Prophet's mid-era work peaked with the hit "Gunman," driven by hard Roots Radics rhythms and hard-edged words that lived up to Prophet's name. More recently he's returned to his roots, gathering top session musicians and Mad Professor to help out on his album Rootsman.

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Listen toMichael Propheton Rhapsody

A strong conscious singer discovered and recorded by Yabby You in the late '70s. Michael Prophet's Serious Reasoning (1980) is a masterpiece, filled with his distinctive, powerful tenor and wide vibrato. After his work with Yabby You, Prophet went on to work with Henry "Junjo" Lawes, changing his style from conscious, Roots-style reggae to a harder sound. His mid to late '80s albums had a tough, digitized Dancehall feel and slack lyrics. Prophet's mid-era work peaked with the hit "Gunman," driven by hard Roots Radics rhythms and hard-edged words that lived up to Prophet's name. More recently he's returned to his roots, gathering top session musicians and Mad Professor to help out on his album Rootsman.

About Michael Prophet

A strong conscious singer discovered and recorded by Yabby You in the late '70s. Michael Prophet's Serious Reasoning (1980) is a masterpiece, filled with his distinctive, powerful tenor and wide vibrato. After his work with Yabby You, Prophet went on to work with Henry "Junjo" Lawes, changing his style from conscious, Roots-style reggae to a harder sound. His mid to late '80s albums had a tough, digitized Dancehall feel and slack lyrics. Prophet's mid-era work peaked with the hit "Gunman," driven by hard Roots Radics rhythms and hard-edged words that lived up to Prophet's name. More recently he's returned to his roots, gathering top session musicians and Mad Professor to help out on his album Rootsman.

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About Michael Prophet

A strong conscious singer discovered and recorded by Yabby You in the late '70s. Michael Prophet's Serious Reasoning (1980) is a masterpiece, filled with his distinctive, powerful tenor and wide vibrato. After his work with Yabby You, Prophet went on to work with Henry "Junjo" Lawes, changing his style from conscious, Roots-style reggae to a harder sound. His mid to late '80s albums had a tough, digitized Dancehall feel and slack lyrics. Prophet's mid-era work peaked with the hit "Gunman," driven by hard Roots Radics rhythms and hard-edged words that lived up to Prophet's name. More recently he's returned to his roots, gathering top session musicians and Mad Professor to help out on his album Rootsman.

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