With over half a million downloads at various different sites, Messian Dread is one of the most popular Online DUB Artists. He is widely considered to be a pioneer in online DUB and the popularization of creating DUB music with computers. He produces his music in his studio The Dubroom. Today, Messian Dread still releases much of his music on the Internet. The music of his art is Roots. Roots Reggae with the emphasis on Dub. Most tracks he makes are Dubs.
Today, Messian Dread still releases much of his music on the Internet. The music of his art is Roots. Roots Reggae with the emphasis on Dub. Most tracks he makes are Dubs.
Consciousness is another strong foundation in the music of Messian Dread. You will not find slackness (that is: more or less pornographic) in his tracks.
Within reggae, the word "consciousness" stands for positive lyrics with a spiritual or social message. Messian's music is just that.
Being a "Jesus Dread", or (as some call it) "Rasta of the Christ Doctrine", like his example Yabby You, is the main reason for Messian Dread to make music.
And to write.
Messian Dread's writings go hand-in-hand with his musical releases, and when you have the time to check them, they will give the musical experience a deeper dimension for sure.
His publications and articles have been quoted in books. Messian Dread also spoke at universities and festivals on an international basis. And the press knows to find him too.
Often, his out-spoken and thought-provoking articles and essays initiate fierce debates.