BiographyWynter was born in south London, and is the son of jazz guitarist Winston Wynter.He adopted the stagename Federal and worked as a deejay, performing on UK Sound systems such as Gemini, Fatman, Sir Coxsone, and Java during the 1980s.
He became a Rastafari and changed his name to Prince Malachi.
In 1997, he formed the Mount Ararat label with Bruno Wiener.
In 1998, he released his first album, Jah Light, which garnered some international attention, under RAS Records.
He then teamed up with Xterminator producer Philip "Fatis" Burrell on the "Love Jah" single and the album that followed in 1998.
The following year, he released Watch Over We on RAS Records.He recorded his next album, Runaway Slave, but his career was interrupted when he received a three and a half year prison sentence, of which he served 18 months, for what he described as "just a likkle thing that happened with me and babylon".His fifth album is scheduled for release in 2014.