Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer, Entrepreneur, and Media Personality D’Mack tradition is rooted in the “Jackie Mittoo” influence and was mentored by the great musician for over 5 years in Toronto. The great Jackie Mittoo music extraordinaire whose contribution to Reggae music is immeasurable and notable.
Born Douglas McLeary, in Buff Bay, Portland, Jamaica, D’Mack grew up in a strict Baptist home, where he was under a firm regime of gospel music; however, his exposure to the jukebox, sound system, and radio expanded his ears and mind to different genres of music.
The transition to Canada was such a culture shock at an early age, but D’ Mack knew he had to discern his new environment to make his life blissed throughout the fridged years in Toronto. His fascination grew stronger for music, which led him to take music lessons and learn to play the Trombone and guitar and found that he had a special kinship to the guitar at the Italian Canadian Music Center.
Growing in the business over the years, D’Mack released many singles. His first was “I’ll Always Love You,” produced by Winston Richards on the W.A.R record label, and he collaborated with Jackie Mittoo, Bull Wacky, and Sugar Minott recording “Baby Love” in New Jersey.
After withstanding, the Canadian elements for several years, he relocated to South Florida, where the sun was brighter. Since residing in Florida, D’Mack recorded with Danny Breakenridge of Upstairs Music. D’Mack was also “The Smooth One” radio Personality on 1170 WAVS radio in South Florida.
D’Mack pays momentous homage to the musical genius “Karl Pitterson,” whose arrangements are colored throughout his debut album “Odyssey,” which embodies a Reggae collection of Culture and Lovers Rock. D’Mack AKA Doug E Mack has shared the stage with the Greats, Beres Hammond, Morgan Heritage, Everton Blender, Screw Driver, to name a few.
Extending his musical abilities in the business, D’Mack decided to open his own studio in South Florida, “Rhythmax Records, “where he produced various Artists such as Glen Washington, Sasha, Terry Linen, and Jules. Additionally, the multi-faceted D’Mack is the Founder /CEO and Host of “REL” Reggae Entertainment Lifestyle TV program, a diverse syndicated show growing globally.
D’Mack has just released a new Reggae single titled “Curfew Roadblock, “and it is anticipated that it’s going to be a summer hit, so stay tuned.