Mikey Spice

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Mikey Spice
Birth name Michael Theophilus Johnson
Origin Kingston, Jamaica
Genres Reggae
Instruments Vocals

Michael Theophilus Johnson (born 21 July 1965, Kingston, Jamaica), better known as Mikey Spice, is a Jamaican reggae singer.

Biograghy[edit]

Spice sang in his father's church from age seven, and learned to play guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, piano, saxophone, flute, and harp as a youngster.[1] Spice began a career as a reggae musician in 1985. One of his best-known singles was a cover of Barry White's "Practice What You Preach".[2]

Discography[edit]

Singles & EPs 
  • Tony Rebel / Micky Spice - Who You Are / Acting Like Strangers ((12") Roof International, 1992)
  • Apache Scratchie / Mikey Spice - Me No Powder / You Caught Me ((12") Roof International, 1992
  • You Make Me ((12") Big Ship, 1993)
  • I'll Be There ((12") Juggling Records, 1994
  • Mikey Spice & Luciano - Let's Work It Out ((12") Big Ship, 1994)
  • Cheat On Me ((7") Black Scorpio, 1994)
  • Never Say Goodbye ((12") Big Ship,1994)
  • Practice What You Preach (RAS Records, 1995)
  • When Your Lonely (Digital-B, 1995)
  • Smokey Joe / Mikey Spice - Smokin Hornz ((12", MP) No Smoking Records, Big Ship,1995)
  • Born Again (Digital-B, 1995)
  • Brotherman ((12") Juggling Records, 1995)
  • Twiggy & Mickey Spice - Let's Groove ((7") Digital-B, 1995)
  • I Wanna Know ((7") Digital-B, 1995)
  • Give It All Up ((7") Big Yard Music Group, 1995)
  • Mikey Spice / Marcia Griffiths - If Only You Know (Penthouse Records, 1996)
  • Shaggy / Mikey Spice - Shake Your Boody (Big Yard Music Group, 1996)
  • Jah Never Fail I ((12") Saxon Records, 1996)
  • Mikey Spice Featuring Shaggy / Red Fox / Private P / Big Yard Crew - Shake Your Boody / Wicked Alfred / Woman You Look Good ((12") Greensleeves Records, 1996)
  • Frankie Paul / Mikey Spice - One Last Memory ((12") Digital Eclipse, 1996)
  • Karen Smith, Mikey Spice, The Taxi Gang - Make It Easy, Easy Yourself ((7") Taxi, 1997)
  • Give It Up ((7") Penthouse Records, 1998)
  • Yes Mi Friend ("Duppy Conqueror") ((7") Big Ship, 2000)
Albums 
Compilations 
  • Garnett Silk / Mikey Spice - Toe 2 Toe (LP on Charm Records, 1997)
  • Spice Rack (Who Dun It Records, 1998)

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Bush, Mikey Spice at Allmusic
  2. ^ Mikey Spice to Release Two Albums This Year. Jamaica Observer, 24 April 2005.
  3. ^ "Mikey Spice – Close The Door". Discogs,com. Discogs. Retrieved 21 April 2016.