Flashback at Prince Malachi’s Gambia visit
Friday, September 21, 2012
London-born world music star, Prince Malachi visited the Gambia in June this year, for series of concerts marking his first visit to the Smiling Coast of Africa. During his visit, he staged cloudburst stage performances at various hot entertainment spots namely-Terrenga Beach, Alliance Franco Gambienne, Jokor Monument and Brikama respectively.
Born Mark Wynter in London surrounded by musical talent, he learned how to play drums at the age of 7.By the age of 11 he was performing live with his father Winston Wynter, an accomplished R&B, Jazz and Latin guitarist from Jamaica who has played alongside Rico Rodriguez, Fela Kuti & many more.
He has performed with many artists worldwide including Beres Hammond, Shabba Ranks, Naughty by Nature, Frankie Paul, Femi Kuti, Marcia Griffiths, Mark Morrisson, Little Roy, Lauryn Hill, Mr Vegas, Luciano, Josey Wales, Horace Andy and Sizzla to name but a few. As an accomplished musician and producer, Prince Malachi's credits include Fred Locks, Luciano, Willie Williams, Michael Prophet, Sizzla, Morgan Heritage, Anthony B, Lutan Fyah, Capleton, Jah Mali, Jah Mason & many more.
Toured extensively with Sizzla Kalonji as part of Xterminator Records . Under the guidance of Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell, Malachi relocated to JA in the late 90's where he worked as an artist, musician and engineer for Xterminator and also Beres Hammond's 'Harmony House' label. Malachi's self-produced album 'JAH LIGHT' was released in February 1999 on RAS RECORDS. Currently now on his 5th studio album, building a steady following worldwide and cementing his reputation as reggae’s new roots messenger.
Author: Sheriff Janko