Mike Thompson "Visionary" Michael Thompson a.k.a. "Visionary" began his relationship with music at a very young age, blessed with a voice that inspired many. Michael's foundation started out in the church singing gospel with his family, and then he went solo. Michael started singing all over Jamaica where he developed a strong following of supporters for his music. He then began to travel the world, where he has been such place as Guadalupe, Antigua and The United States; He stayed in Philadelphia for sometime. Then he enrolled in Temple University 's music programme, Michael began teaching Art Therapy to at risk, abused and delinquent children. Even with much success in that field he felt the urge to reach more people throughout the world through his music. Michael then migrated to Canada to join the rest of his family; it didn't take long for the Reggae scene to embrace this talented vocalist. He performed at cultural events such as Miss Canada World, Miss Ghana and many other pageants around Ontario . "Visionary" has opened for top Reggae artists such as: Dobby Dobson, Half Pint, Errol Dunkley; Loan Ranger, V.C, George Nooks, Admiral Bailey and Regina Belle He continues to make appearances at various venues on the national and international scene Michael has appeared on such shows as The Canadian Reggae Music Award, Jamaica Day, Toronto International Cultural Reggae Festival and The Jerk Festival. He opened at Phoenix Concert Theatre and did backup vocals for Willi Williams. Also headlining that night was Prince Buster . It was a sold out event and a huge success. Michael's first full length much anticipated album is to be released in 2007. Working closely with Mr.Willi Williams 'The Armageddon Man' one of the true foundation members of reggae music, out of Drum Street label, the pair were able to gather a few of the Old Studio One players for this project, giving respect to the old and initiating the new, the out come is proven to be mystical. This album is sure to make a big impression on any Studio One lover. Michael considers himself a visionary inspired by the Almighty Father. His musical style is a blend of hard-core conscious lyrics and a cool blend of lover's rock reggae. His music can be heard as far around the world as Ghana Africa, IRIE FM, Power 106 FM, and VYBZ FM in Jamaica . and through out Canada . This rising sun hopes that his positive lyrics will awaken the World to a consciousness and to pursue higher highs. 'Brace Your self' for this fated artist; be a part of the 'Destiny'. Listen keenly for the wake up call; make sure you have your 'Arms Wide Open' to receive.... " Visionary"!