top of page


Michael Prince Johnson, born on November 24th, 1983, is a multi-talented and versatile Afro-American instrumental music artist, producer, composer, arranger, singer-songwriter, live performer, and DJ. He has gained a reputation as a true virtuoso in the music industry, with over 70 albums and 600 songs to his name since 2007. Making him one of the most prolific artists and composers of our time. Johnson's diverse musical background and deep love for music are evident in his work.

Johnson is a critically acclaimed musician known for his unique sound. Critics praise his catchy melodies, intricate rhythms, and well-crafted musical arrangements that blend elements of different genres. His instrumental song titles are also praised for their meaningful and important subject. Johnson's innovative use of instrumentation and production techniques sets him apart from his peers, earning him accolades for his groundbreaking work.

Johnson has achieved massive success, topping radio charts in various countries and being the first black African artist in Vienna, Austria to be featured in top magazines such as LA Weekly, Hip Hop Since 1987, Billboard, The Source, The Hype Magazine, Vents Magazine, and All Hip Hop. Johnson has become one of the leading figures in the global music scene, and a leading artist in the Austrian music scene.

Johnson's unique sound blends Electronic Dance Music with African traditional music, R&B, soul, funk, pop, rock, and meditation music, making him one of the most creative musicians of our time. He seamlessly blends Electronic Dance Music, African traditional music, R&B, soul, funk, pop, rock, and meditation music to create a unique sound that is both fresh and timeless. The meaning of his instrumental song titles covers such as African history, sociology, psychology, love stories, world history, and current issues. Each song delves into complex and important subjects, elevating the artist into a unique and noteworthy songwriter, composer, and musician.

Johnson's music has received widespread recognition, featuring in various forms of media including video games, films, advertisements, TV shows, TikTok videos, YouTube channels, clubs, festivals, and educational institutions. He has received worldwide radio airplay and chart success, with his music being played on top radio stations such as WRRN Greatest Hits 92 Gold, 562 live, BMS Radio Network ASCAP, 102.7 KIIS FM, and 89.1 Ken's FM (US), BBC 1 and UK Talk Radio (UK), Bounce Radio CKX-FM 96.1 BOB FM (Canada), 89.3 LAFM (Australia), Hitradio Ö3, FM 4, Ö1 radio (Austria), and MyTuner Radio worldwide. Johnson's music has also been compared to that of legendary artists such as Prince, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Barry White, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Usher, AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Beatles, Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Joe Lee Hooker,  and others.

Johnson has a large body of work, with popular songs like "Let's Go Crazy," "Black African Civilization Kemet-Egypt," "History Of Epidemics," "You Are Important," "War Produced The Death and Destruction," "Importance of Nature," "Time for Wedding," "Erotic Desire," and "I Give My Name To Her". All of his albums and songs are self-produced, composed, arranged, performed, and mixed, adding to the popularity of his music. Johnson's hit song 'Let's Go Crazy' was a top debut at number one on WRRN Classic Greatest Hits 92 (US), CKXFM 96.1 BOB FM (Canada), and MyTuner Radio (Austria), among other radio stations.

He is also the founder of the music duo The 72 Diamonds with his wife, Michaela Queenie Johnson. He has performed at renowned venues such as Space Ibiza, Club U4, MuseumsQuartier, Danube Island Festival, ORF Radio Culture House, Viennese City Hall, and the Rathaus of Vienna.

Johnson's live performances are a unique and eclectic experience, combining African instruments like the kalimba, mbira, shekere, calabash, and surdo with electronic instruments sampler and drum machines, live singing, and a DJ set. The result is a sound that truly highlights Africa's rich musical heritage.

bottom of page