Eek-a-Mouse

Eek-a-Mouse

Eek-a-Mouse (born Ripton Hylton, November 19 1957, Kingston, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica's premier reggae stars. He is responsible for the creation of the reggae sub-genre singjaying. He is reputed to have performed more than 200 shows in a year in The United States, The Netherlands, Germany, the UK and the West Indies.

Career

Born in Kingston, Jamaica as Ripton Hylton, Eek-a-Mouse began his foray into reggae music when he was in college. In 1979, he changed his stage name name to "Eek-a-Mouse," the name of the racehorse he always bet on. In 1981, he cheered up the Reggae Sunsplash Festival, which was still mourning over the death of reggae icon Bob Marley. After this, his fame continued increasing through the years 1982 until the present. "Eeksperience", his last full-length album, was released in 2001.

Eek-a-Mouse is a regular at Sunsplash and often teams up with reggae duo "Michigan and Smiley". He was also featured on nu metal group P.O.D.'s album "Satellite", lending his vocals to the rock-reggae track "Ridiculous." He can also be heard on OPM's album, "ForThemAsses", on the track "Perfect Day." Eek-a-Mouse recorded a song with Hip-hop recording artist Ditch called "smoke it up" which is featured on Ditch's new cd Public Intoxication.

He also has a performance in the 1991 gangster movie "New Jack City" playing a drug-dealing Rastafarian, Fat Smitty, who comes to a shockingly grisly end.

Discography

*Bubble Up Yu Hip (1980)
*Wa-Do-Dem (1981)
*Skidip! (1982)
*The Mouse and the Man (1983)
*The Assassinator (1983)
*Mouseketeer (1984)
*Live At Reggae Sunsplash (1984)
*The King and I (1985)
*The Very Best Of (1987)
*Mouse-A-Mania (1987)
*Eek-A-Nomics (1988)
*U-Neek (1991)
*Black Cowboy (1996)
*Ras Portraits (1997)
*Eeeksperience (2001)
*Greensleeves Wa-Do-Dem (2001)
*The Very Best Of Vol.2 (2003)
*Mouse Gone Wild (2004)
*Eek-A-Speeka (2004)

ong List

* Anarexol
* Assassinator
* Auf der Flucht featuring Torch
* Bad Friday
* Black Cowboy
* Border Patrol
* Christmas a Come
* Crack Cocaine and Marijuana
* Creation
* De di Doo
* Do You Remember
* D'yer Mak'er (cover of the Led Zeppelin song)
* For Hire and Removal
* Gangster Chronicles
* Ganja Smuggling
* Go Shoppin
* Gun Shot A Cry
* How I Got my Name
* Hitler
* Hook me up Eek
* I Like Them All
* Informant
* Isn't Life a Trip
* Jamaicanese
* Jay
* Juicy Juicy Weedy Weedy
* Khaki Suit (By Damian Marley) feat. Eek-a-Mouse and Bounty Killa
* Let the Children Play
* Lion Sleeps Tonight
* Lonesome Journey
* Long time Ago
* Macho Man
* Modelling Queen
* My Father's Land
* Neutron Bomb
* Oh Me, Oh My
* Once a Virgin
* Operation Eradication
* Peeni Walli
* Posse
* Pretty So
* Prop 215 (I Love Weed)
* Politics
* Queen Elizabeth
* Rub A Dub Style
* Rude Boy Jamaican
* Safari (cover of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" with alternative lyrics)
* Schizophrenic
* Sensee Party
* Sexy Girl
* Skidip!
* Skull a Seaside
* Street Vibes feat Dr. Alban
* Struggle
* Talking About The Business
* Terrorists in the City
* There's a Girl in my Life
* Uptown Dread
* Virgin Girl
* Wa-Do-Dem
* What me Ago Do
* Wild Like a Tiger
* You na Love Reggae Music
* Zum Galli

External links

* [http://www.eeksperience.com/_files/pages/biography.html Biography] at [http://www.eeksperience.com/ The Eek-a-Mouse Eeksperience]
* [http://www.reggaephotos.de/eekamouse.html Eek A Mouse photos @ reggaephotos.de]
* [http://www.angelfire.com/ak/eekamouse/ Eek-a-Mouse fansite]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/johnpeel/artists/e/eekamouse/ Eek-a-Mouse listing at the BBC]
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