Michael Theophilus Johnson (born 21 July 1965), better known as Mikey Spice, is a Jamaican reggae singer.[1]

Mikey Spice
Birth nameMichael Theophilus Johnson
Born (1965-07-21) 21 July 1965 (age 54)
Kingston, Jamaica
GenresReggae
InstrumentsVocals

BiographyEdit

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.[2] 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".[3]

DiscographyEdit

Singles & EPsEdit

  • 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)

AlbumsEdit

CompilationsEdit

  • Garnett Silk / Mikey Spice - Toe 2 Toe (LP on Charm Records, 1997)
  • Spice Rack (Who Dun It Records, 1998)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Celebrity Soccer Cultural Fest Adds Reggae Concert" South Florida Caribbean News. Retrieved 2018-04-06.
  2. ^ John Bush, Mikey Spice at Allmusic
  3. ^ Mikey Spice to Release Two Albums This Year Archived 24 May 2005 at the Wayback Machine. Jamaica Observer, 24 April 2005.
  4. ^ "Mikey Spice – Close The Door". Discogs,com. Discogs. Retrieved 21 April 2016.