Every era has its’ pioneers, and the post-Internet generation of reggae fans are already celebrating record producer/re-mixer and DJ sensation Prince Fatty as one of their own.
Mike Pelanconi, better known under his record name Prince Fatty, is a British sound engineer and record producer. He has worked with a diverse repertoire of artists and labels, from the acid jazz of the 1990s to rock musicians like Graham Coxon (of Blur), reggae legends like Gregory Isaacs and Dub Syndicate, and pop singers such as Lily Allen. Other musicians he has worked with include JD from A Tribe Called Quest, Pharcyde, N'Dea Davenport, Brand New Heavies, Mother Earth, Kula Shaker, The Sugarhill Gang, Little Roy, Adrian Sherwood/ON-U Sound, Lo Fidelity Allstars, Born Jamericans, Luciano, Capleton, Nostalgia 77 and The Skints.
Mr Bongo has released six Prince Fatty albums, and a further three albums that Prince Fatty produced for Hollie Cook.