Lee Scratch Perry

Mad Professor pays tribute to friend and longtime collaborator Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry

"I am missing him already, but happy to have known him"

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, 1936-2021: eccentric, brilliant dub legend who heard what we couldn’t

The hugely influential, legendarily idiosyncratic music icon has sadly died at the age of 85. RIP

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry wants his fans to stop buying him weed

Reggae icon Lee 'Scratch' Perry has posted a plea to his fans to stop offering him weed as a gift after his live performances. The...

Vampires, magic and Bob Marley: NME’s weird phone call with reggae legend Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry

If the history of reggae was the Old Testament, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry would be God. He was there, making it happen. In 1968 he...

Lee Scratch Perry On His 80th Birthday: ‘Bob Marley Wanted To Be Loved And Respected Like Me’

"I didn’t regret nothing because it worked perfectly, the way God planned it" says dub pioneer

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s studio destroyed in fire after he leaves candle burning

Dub pioneer's 'secret laboratory' ruined following the incident