Ras Midas

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Ras Midas
Birth name Ras Midas
Born 1958 (age 58–59)
Clarendon Parish, Jamaica
Genres Reggae, disco
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, music producer
Instruments Congo drum
Years active 1974–present
Labels Trojan, Island, JML
Website www.rasmidas.com

Ras Midas (born in 1958, Clarendon Parish, Jamaica) is a reggae artist and member of the Rastafari movement most famous for his album Rastaman in Exile. At age 13, he moved to the United Kingdom.[1] He began his career in music in 1968,[2] and later enjoyed popularity with reggae audiences in France, before relocating to the United States.[3]


  • Kudea-A-Bamba (1978), Island/Harry J
  • Rain & Fire (1979), Island/Harry J
  • Rastaman In Exile (1980), SKEJ/Disc AZ
  • Stand Up Wise Up (1984), Celluloid
  • Loving Vibration (1996), Worldwide
  • Confirmation (2000), JML
  • Reaching Out (2008), White Eagle
  • Fire Up (2010), JML


  1. ^ "MIDAS ADJUSTS TO U.S. RHYTHM", Deseret News, 28 April 1989
  2. ^ "`MIDAS' TURNS OWN BRAND OF REGGAE INTO PURE GOLD", Deseret News, 14 May 1990
  3. ^ "MIDAS RAS PERFORMS ON APRIL 4", Deseret News, 28 March 1992

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