Eek-A-Mouse

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Birthday
19, 1957
Birthplace
Jamaica
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
Jamaica

About

Born Ripton Hylton and known to his fans as Eek-A-Mouse, this reggae "singjay" (vocalist and DJ) is well known for his Eek-A-Nomics, U-Neek, and Black Cowboy albums (released during the late 1980s or early 1990s). His hit singles include "The Freak" and "You're The One I Need."

Before Fame

His first roots reggae recordings were produced by his college math teacher. He began performing as Eek-A-Mouse in the late 1970s.

Trivia

Apart from his career as a musician, he acted in the early 1990s gangster film New Jack City.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Between 2012 and 2013, he was charged with several serious crimes.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of Jamaican reggae musician and celebrity chef Levi Roots.

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