Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – DJ Mycowave Receives Humanitarian Award: Jamaican dancehall artiste Michael Black, otherwise called, “DJ Mickey Ranks or Mycowave” is now taking the music fraternity by storm.
The artiste, who was known back then as Mickey Ranks, was born at 4 Railway Lane, Montego Bay, St James where he attended several schools in the parish. At the age of 24, he started entertaining and set out on his vision as a dancehall artiste.
Four years later, DJ Mickey Ranks started getting recognition from the public with his humorous lyrics and many songs which was highlighted on several shows around the parish of St James and Western Jamaica.
Recently, the artiste has been kicking up a storm on many stages in the dancehall arena and he told our news team that he made a decision to change his name to DJ Mycowave because he keeps getting hotter and hotter everytime he takes the microphone.
Now known to all as DJ Mycowave, the artiste has appeared on the biggest Reggae Show on earth, Reggae Sumfest over eight times. Mycowave have made five appearances on the Beach Party Night of Reggae Sumfest and three times on the Dancehall Night. He has also appeared on other shows such as Sting and has graced centre stage with almost every reggae artiste in Jamaica.
In 2005, DJ Mycowave got his biggest breakthrough which saw him touring the Grand Cayman and other Caribbean Countries with the likes of Professor Nuts and Gregory Isaacs.
His biggest hit single to date is “Tek u Book Gal, School a di Best Ting” and this single is encouraging young female students to take to their books as school and education are the best things for them. This single saw Mycowave getting a hype through the school system and also performing on a number of shows at institutions all over Jamaica.
DJ Mycowave Receives Humanitarian Award: DJ Mycowave was recently endorsed as an Ambassador, in the End Bullying Globally and Anti-Crime Initiative campaign where he toured schools all over western Jamaica and used his music to lash out against Bullying in Schools and violence against students. This move was well received and saw the hard working DJ being presented with a Humanitarian Award from the Principal, Staff and Students of the St James High School in Montego Bay.
DJ Mycowave told Mckoys News that he appreciates the gesture with open arms and he will continue to be a positive entertainer who is passionate about education and totally against violence in schools. According to him, doing charitable shows in schools is one of his greatest joy as an entertainer and after been endorsed with these two great privileges, he is now more focused on the task at hand, not just to be Western Jamaica number one reggae artiste, but also to use his positive lyrics to uplift teenagers and his many fans.