Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Julian & Damian Marley Chat Bout Violence Inna Deh Streets Dem!

Video for Julian Marley's single Violence In The Streets from his new album Awake. This joint features Julian's brother, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, and speaks to a struggling economy, a rise in violence, and those who are fighting for change, wicked boom shot dat!

Julian Marley Feat. Damian Marley - Violence In The Streets

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Smokey Robinson Inna Reggae Style An' Fashion!

Paris' The Bombist A.K.A. Bost & Bim are at it again... Droppin' some devastatingly heavy reggae remix bombs. They have just released eight new mash ups an' remixes on crisp 7" including dissya scorcha - Smokey Robinson's The Tracks Of My Tears on a digitized version of the Stranger Riddim. Check the video below an' how the mash it a flow, well hot dem dance move a sure shot- boom!

Scratch's Skank A E's E Skankin'!

Bastard Jazz's latest installment in the Bstrd Boots Nuggets series features Brooklyn's E's E recut and mash of Lee "Scratch" Perry productions from the Black Ark laced with some hip-hop beats and sonic flourishing accents that create wicked new grooves inna Scratch's skanking riddims. The samples used are mainly from the Black Board Jungle and the Cow Thief / Bathroom Skank tracks from Lee's 1970s productions. Not much out there on E's E, but check these track snippets and get a copy on 7" while quantities last, fee disya-one a boom blast!

E's E - Scratch's Skank Pt. 1 (snippet)

E's E - Scratch's Skank Pt. 2 (snippet)

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Alborosie Escapes From Babylon!

Yes I! New Puppa Albo set to drop on the Greensleeves label on June 15th. Wicked production by Alborosie and C. "Specialist" Dillon - a real heavy rub a dub feel, makes this album a crucial one still. Be sure to check Albo's MySpace page for his 45 gig European summer tour dates and other info. Get a likkle taste of Escape From Babylon by listening to the sampler linked below and be sure to get yourself a copy Iyah, this one a pure fyah!

Alborosie - Escape From Babylon (Sampler)
1. America
2. No Cocaine
3. Mama She Don't Like You (feat. I.Eye)
4. Global War
5. Money
6. Irusalem
7. I Can't Stand It (feat. Dennis Brown)
8. Real Story
9. Good Woman
10. Dung A Babylon
11. One Sound (feat. Gramps Morgan)
12. Humbleness
13. Promised Land
14. Mr. President
15. Operation Uppsala
16. Likkle Africa

Monday, June 1, 2009

Jahtari & Mikey Murka A Sensi Addict!

Whaaa?!?! Big UK-Germany combination with Leipzig's Mikey Murka revoicin' Horace Fergson's crucial 1986 hit Sensi Addict pon a hot-a-hot riddim refix by London's Jahtari. Pure arcade scorcher inna instrumental stylee is provided by Disrupt on the b side. Mikey's intro is quite fittin', as I am currently in Amsterdam and can truly relate- Iyah! Run dat riddim back, from da top...

Mikey Murka - Sensi Addict (Jahtari)

Disrupt - Arcade Addict (Jahtari)