It is a sad day for many as Micheal "Mikey Dread" Campbell surrounded by his family passed away March 15th 2008.
In October 2007 it was reported that he had been diagnosed with a brain tumor and fighting to recover from his illness. He passed away at approximately 6:50 PM EST at his sister's home in Connecticut.
The man known the world over as "Dread At The Controls" born in Port Antonio, Jamaica made a huge mark on Reggae music as a singer, producer, and broadcaster.
He is survived by his 2 daughters and 4 sons, the youngest of which is his 4 month old son Zylen Jahlight.
Mikey Dread is Truly a legend and his memory will carry on in the hearts and minds of all those he touched in his many musical endeavors. He will not be forgotten.
Our warmest thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends.
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More articles on his death and illness:
West Indian Times