Milton Henry was born in Central Kingston. His talent as a singer was discovered at the age of 12 when Carl Dawkins would put young Milton on the street corner to sing. The reactions of passer-by were encouraging as a young man. Milton's motivating soucre were music greats like Slim Smith who together with Curtis Mayfield had a lasting influence on his singing style. With "Prince Allah", aka Keith Blake, Milton formed the "Leaders" He aslo sang with such groups as The Emotions(Jamaica), the Progression, and the Hippie Boys.