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Dubplate Music Publishers

Jamaica’s largest music publishing company featuring top industry writers and artists. Browse our extensive catalogue and listen to sound clips of songs available for your projects; check out our ‘Featured Writers’ page to keep an ear to the ground for the hottest writers and artists in Jamaican music; use our ‘Licensing Information’ page to be directed to one of our sub-publishers for assistance in obtaining the necessary copyright and licensing information for any song in the catalogue.
Featured Writers
Mario “Mad Scientist” Lawrence

Mario is the muscle behind Music Factory Studio, his own recording facility where he wears all hats; producer, writer, recording and mixing engineer, and ‘riddim builder’. Mario has a distinctive interest in preserving the sound of live music; he likes to ensure a listener cannot tell the difference between a drum machine or live acoustic drum playing on a recording.

Gavin “Equiknoxx” Blair
Gavin, along with 4 high school friends, formed Equiknoxx Musiq; music label and production company.
Gavin has recently worked on the track, “Come Out And See” for Mavado and Puerto Rican reggaeton artist, De La Ghetto. Collectively, Equiknoxx is responsible for the immensely popular ‘Sky Daggering’ riddim, which features Aidonia’s “Hundred Stab” track and the “Octagon” riddim which is featured on Bajan singer, Shontelle Layne’s album, “Shontelligence”.
Carlton Hines
Carlton’s love affair with music began at an early age; in 1972 he and two boyhood friends formed the group Tetrak. Tetrack experienced moderate success with such hits as, “Let’s get Started” and “Come a We”. Shortly after, the group parted company and Carlton, a tremendously talented writer who had written almost every song recorded by Tetrack, began writing as a career.
Hopeton “ The Pen” Lindo

Hopeton is a writer, singer and producer whose accolades have been sung throughout the Jamaican music industry for more than two decades. Hopeton was the co-executive producer/producer for Marcia Griffiths Grammy nominated album entitled “Shining Time” in 2005 as well as a contributing songwriter and singer. 2008 marked Hopeton’s return to music as a vocalist; his album ‘Turf’ was released, soaring to number one on the Jamaican Music Countdown Album Charts.

Kirk Bennett
Kirk is well sought after writer who has worked with the likes of: Mr Vegas, Elephant Man, Anthony B, Toots, Cat DeLuna

Daniel “Axeman” Thompson
Daniel is a talented bass guitar player, writer and producer. A few of the artists Daniel has worked with: Etana, Lutan Fyah, Gyptian, Nesbeth, Bunny Wailer, Junior Kelly

Haldane “Danny” Browne

Danny is a true pioneer in the Jamaican music scene; he was a member of the original Bloodfire Posse band as their star bass guitar and keyboard player. The group voiced “Rub A Dub Soldier", "Get Flat" and "Are You Ready” which became instant hits on the dancehall charts and garnered international success which resulted in a European tour in 1985. The Bloodfire Posse disbanded in 1993 and Danny began his own record label, Main Street Music and achieved superstar status as a producer and writer.

Firehouse Crew
The Firehouse Crew consists of three members, all heavyweights in the Jamaican music industry since the 80’s; Donald Dennis, George Melbourne Miler & Paul Crossdale. A few of the artists Firehouse Crew has worked with are: Luciano ,Sizzla, Beres Hammond, Beenie Man, Junior Kelly, Shaggy , Shabba Ranks, Della Manley, Jah Cure, Gentleman, LUST.

Michael “Mikey B” Bennett
Profile coming soon
Angel Shalome
We are pleased to announce that Angel Shalome has been signed to DubPlate Music Publishers and has a multiple album deal with Anchor Recording Company, Dubplate’s parent company. Her first album is scheduled for release in July 2009