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The band's music follows in tradition with the roots reggae bands of 1970s Jamaica. The lyrical portions of Midnite's compositions are characterized as the "chant and call" style which gives their music a spiritually intense and an overtly Rastafari movement feel. The lyrics are centrally focused on the plights of the oppressed, the inherent faults of the current political, economic and social settings on a global scale, and the redemption available to mankind through a life dedicated to Jah.
The band was started by Benjamin brothers Vaughn (vocals) and Ron (keyboard, but later switched to bass), and has been playing since 1989. They recorded Ras Mek Peace (Before Reverb and Without Delay) while living in Washington, D.C. during the mid-90s. The album was named so, because it was reportedly recorded live in one room, straight to two-track analog tape. It was mastered without the use of compression or corrective equalization.  Later, they returned home to St. Croix in the late '90s to play with local musicians and record at their music studio, African Roots Lab.
Midnite frequently collaborates with new artists and has played as the back-up band on a number of African Roots Lab artists' releases, such as Dezarie's Fya and Gracious Mama Africa and Ikahba's Trodding to Zion.
In September 2011, Midnite released their first professionally produced music video for their song "Mongst I&I". The video features members of the band in casual settings and depicts the rastafarian culture in Frederiksted, United States Virgin Islands (referred to as "Freedom City," St. Croix), and Kingston, Jamaica.
1997 - Unpolished 1999 - Ras Mek Peace 2002 - Jubilees Of Zion 2002 - Seek Knowledge Before Vengeance 2003 - Intense Pressure (dub) 2004 - Scheme A Things 2004 - Ainshant Maps 2008 - Live 94117 2010 - What Makes A King ? 2011 - Anthology 2013 - Lion Out Of Zion
Midnite & I Grade collaboration
2001 - Nemozian Rasta 2002 - Assini 2003 - Vijan 2004 - Let Live 2006 - Jah Grid 2007 - Rule The Tim 2011 - Kings Bell 2014 - Beauty For Ashes
Midnite & Branch I collaboration
2003 - Cipheraw 2003 - Geoman 2003 - He Is Jah 2004 - Project III
Midnite & Mystic Vision collaboration
2006 - Current 2006 - New 1000
Midnite & Ras L collaboration
2004 - Full Cup 2006 - Thru & True
Midnite & Groundbreaking collaboration
2007 - Aneed
Midnite & Lion Tribe/Fifthson collaboration
2007 - Suns Of Atom 2008 - Standing Ground 2010 - Momentum 2011 - Standing Ground Dub 2012 - In Awe 2013 - Be Strong
Midnite & Desmond Williams collaboration
2008 - Kayamagan
Midnite & Rastar collaboration
2007 - Better World Rasta 2008 - Supplication To H.I.M. 2009 - To Mene 2009 - Ina Now 2011 - Treasure 2011 - The Way 2012 - Children Of Jah 2013 - Children Of Jah Dubs 2014 - Better World Rasta Live Dubs 2014 - Refix (March 2014)
Midnite & Higher Bound Prod collaboration
2007 - Bless Go Roun 2010 - Ark A Law (Lion I) 2013 - Free Indeed
Midnite & Lustre Kings collaboration
2007 - Infinite Quality 2008 - Infinite Dub
Midnite & Natural Vibes collaboration
2008 - Maschaana
Midnite & Youssoupha Sidibe collaboration
2008 - For All
Midnite & Various artists collaboration
2002 - Weep Not 2008 - New Name 2008 - Gather The Remnant 2009 - Defender Of The Faith 2009 - Kings Of Kush 2009 - Frontline Souljah