Agent Sasco

Biography

Agent Sasco, previously known as Assassin, is a Jamaican dancehall deejay. He was born Jeffrey Campbell, December 22, 1982.

He grew up in Kintyre, St. Andrew before relocating to Kingston. His career began in 1999 when his lyrics to were recorded by Spragga Benz as Shotta. He soon started recording himself, releasing his first single in 2000. He gained the nickname ‘Assassin’ while at Camperdown High School.

He signed to VP Records, and released two albums for the label before switching to Boardhouse Records, which he co-owns and started in 2008. His second album, Gully Sit’n, was described as a celebration of ghetto life.

In the mid-2000s, he started an internet based degree in Business Management from the University of Sunderland. He began using the stage name ‘Agent Sasco’ as it has more Googleability than ‘Assassin’. His single Talk How Mi Feel reached number one on the Jamaica Countdown Chart in June 2011.

In 2013, he was featured on the song I’m in It by American recording artist Kanye West on his 6th solo album, Yeezus.

In February 2015, Assassin was featured on the song The Blacker the Berry by Grammy award winner Kendrick Lamar. It was certified gold after selling over 500,000 copies.

In February 15th, 2016, on the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, Assassin aka Agent Sasco, was highlighted on the Global platform with his feature from the politically charged hit single “The Blacker the Berry” during Kendrick Lamar’s performance.

On February 19th 2016, he released the album Theory of Reggaetivity.

Stage Name
Jeffrey    Campbell
Birth date
December 22, 1982
Place
Kingston, Jamaica
Albums
Infiltration, 2005
Gully Sit'n, 2007
Theory of Reggaetivity, 2016
Hope River, 2018
Singles
Wah Gwaan, 2000 First Name Music
Two Words For You, 2000 Mixing Lab
Money Maker, 2000 True Blue Family
Dam It, 2000 Penthouse
Yu Nuh Coot, 2000 First Name Music
Won't, 2001 Full Hundred – split single with Sean Paul
Dedicated to the World, 2001 Natural Bridge
Let Me Through, 2001, Massive B
Stages, 2002, Gargamel Music
Surprise, 2002, Awful Music
The Answer, 2002, 40/40 Productions
Diet, 2002 ,Black Shadow
Do Ma Thing, 2003, Kings of KIngs
Its A Girl Thing, 2003, Blaxxx
Strait, 2003, Don Corleon Music
So Blessed, 2018, Diamond Studios
Banks of the Hope, 2018, Diamond Studios
Change, 2018, Diamond Studios
Instruments
Vocals
Years Active
1999
Labels
VP, Boardhouse Records, Germaica Digital, Diamond Studios
Genres
Reggae, Dancehall
Contact
http://www.agentsasco.com/
Music Link