Off His Eight Self Titled book Release This year Creating History Among his Many Genres Michael has surpassed himself has being one of the only Experimental Reggae Pop artiste From Jamaica to be a musician But Author And an Actor as well to do so in the world.
In american his nationality still excludes him from many things, now a citizen of The United States of America his duel citizenship application was tumultuous to say the least not wanting to forget his roots reality nor Culture, He plans to change this.
As his Company's Motto he says ''Love is not A Sin'', now his best work is yet as he plans to drop three to Four more albums before the end of the year off his VCVH Love Records to make history in the guinness book of world records and many more inclusion who's who to look Forward to To.
Akademia Music Awards
title winning The Akademia Music Award for Best Reggae / Experimental Song for ‘Ever’ in the September 2015
2017 Akademia Music Award
Best Reggae Song
for ‘Ackee & Saltfish’ in the January 2017 Akademia Music Awards!
Best World Beat Song
for ‘Nostalgia’ in the May
Best Ambient / Instrumental Song
for ‘Full Hit’ in the May 2017 Akademia Music Awards!
XMA-MARCH 2017 WINNER!!!
Emerging in 2003, the enormously prolificPepaseed became one of the leaders of the conscious dancehall movement. Along with Buju Banton and Capleton, he helped lead dancehall back to the musical and spiritual influence of its reggae roots. Pepaseedfavored organic productions and Rastafarian subject matter over the trendy Americanized reggae. His music was generally positive, advocating faith, compassion for poor black youth, and respect for women. He sometimes courted controversy with his strict adherence to Rasta views and recanting of his troubled past. His critics particularly disapproved of his aggressive condemnations of homosexuals and White Western oppressors. Yet overall, his lyrics were profound and aimed generate positive change in a disturbed society. ''All I teach is Inity to show the world that all is one and a pure fight mi get cuz dey know the difference between me and the next man. Mi real and mi powerful. Yea it go so''. (Pepaseed, 1998)
Pepaseed remained something of an enigma to the public at large, rarely granting interviews and keeping his concert appearances to a minimum. Nonetheless, his fans still ranked Pepaseed as the most popular conscious reggae artist of his time. They appreciated his high standard of quality control and frequency with which he recorded his eclectic sound. I don't discriminate, music is universal and I listen to different genres of different music. I don't try to limit i and i self. Always moving forward.