LEE ‘Scratch’ Perry passed away on August 29, 2021, at a Jamaican hospital.
The reggae singer was 85 years old at the time of his death.
What is Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry had a net worth of $3million.
He reportedly amassed his fortune through the release of his own music and for producing several albums.
Who was Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry?
Perry was a Jamaican musician best known for being a pioneer of dub music in the 1970s.
He had released various albums throughout his career, first gaining notoriety with his debut album The Upsetter in 1969.
Perry also owned his own record label, Upsetter.
He worked with musicians such as Bob Marley and the Wailers, Max Romero, Junior Murvin, Adrian Sherwood, the Congos, Ari Up, the Beastie Boys, The Clash, and others throughout his lifetime.
Perry spoke to the Guardian about his music on his 80th birthday, saying: “Music is magic. If you have good music you have good magic. If you have good magic you will be followed by good people.”