Jamaican music stars died at age 53

Here are 2 famous musicians from Jamaica died at 53:

Mikey Dread

Mikey Dread (June 4, 1954 Port Antonio-March 15, 2008 Stamford) otherwise known as Dread, Mikey, Mickey Dread or Michael Campbell was a Jamaican record producer and presenter.

His albums include Best Sellers, Beyond World War III, Dread at the Controls, Dub Party, Pave the Way, Rasta in Control, The Prime of Mikey Dread: Massive Dub Cuts, 1978-1992, World War III, World Tour and African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise). Genres he performed include Reggae and Dub.

He died caused by brain tumor.

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Philip Smart

Philip Smart (April 9, 1960 Kingston-February 25, 2014 Port Washington) a.k.a. Prince Philip or Philip Smart was a Jamaican record producer and audio engineer.

His most important albums: Jamaican Fruit of African Roots. Genres he performed: Reggae, Dancehall and Dub.

He died in pancreatic cancer.

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