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Indecka

‘Lyrical content with a difference.’ Born Chevol Grant, Singer/ songwriter Indecka has been “edutaining” and uplifting individuals through his vibrant, conscious yet witty songs and performances for over a decade, displaying his versatility with outstanding and captivating performances and songs on both reggae and dancehall beats.
Indecka who started singing and performing at the age of ten, began writing poems at the age of fifteen which ultimately led to the beginning of his gripping and engrossing musical journey. Being raised in the brambly central Kingston area by his grandmother and later moved to Portmore, he learned the “old school” way of doing things, by working religiously with determination and perseverance, which is reflected in his music, sets it apart, and makes it relatable and encouraging. Making comprehensible quality music about complex issues such as poverty, love and injustice, Indecka hereafter made his recording debut with the song ‘Always be There’ which was produced by Michael ‘Jah Mikes’ Bell from Yahbell Entertainment.

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YELLOWMAN: YOUNG, GIFTED AND YELLOW

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Jamaica’s first dancehall superstar Yellowman ushered in a new era in reggae music. His early ’80s success brought the popularity of toasting (reggae’s equivalent of rapping) to a new level and helped establish dancehall as the wave of the future.

This week, 17 North Parade unlocks its vaults once again to unveil the latest Reggae Anthology, Yellowman‘s Young, Gifted & Yellow, from the undisputed king of dancehall. This powerful 2CD/DVD collection features 40 fully remastered essential tracks of both classic and obscure material throughout Yellowman’s prolific career. As an added bonus, the deluxe package will include thorough liner notes written by reggae historian Noel Hawkes and a 25-minute DVD of Yellowman‘s 1988 electrifying live performance at Jamaica’s longstanding annual music festival Reggae Sunsplash. The first set of the anthology opens with his early ‘80s breakthrough hits like Mad Over Me recorded for Channel One, Death of Barnabas, Operation Eradication and the infamously “slack” Shorties. The second disc moves toward his later hits like Who Can Make the Dance Ram (a rewrite of The Candy Man),Zungguzungguguzungguzeng (one of Jamaica’s most sampled songs to this day), Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt and a cover of Fats Domino’s Blueberry Hill.
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EVOLUTION OF DUB Vol. 7

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EVOLUTION OF DUB Vol. 7 : Creationist Rebel

4 CDs box set including :
Winston Edwards “Natty Locks Dub”
King Tubby
“Surrounded By The Dreads At The National Arena”
King Tubby & Lee Perry
“King Tubby Meets The Upsetter At The Grass Roots Of Dub”
Winston Edwards & Dennis Bovell
“Winston Edwards & Blackbeard Dub Conference At 10 Downing Street”

Release Dates: UK : Nov. 26th // ROE : Nov. 30th // FR : Jan. 14th
Catalog #: VPGSCD5213

The seventh in Greensleeves’ critically acclaimed series of CD box sets spotlighting key moments in the evolution of dub.

 

The four speaker-disturbing dub sets include a first appearance on CD for 1974’s legendary Natty Locks Dub and include two of the bestselling dub sets of the 70’s King Tubby Surrounded By The Dreads At The National Arena and King Tubby Meets The Upsetter At The Grass Roots Of Dub. These two sets showcase King Tubby and Lee Perry at the top of their game are must have albums for all true dubheads.

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BARRINGTON LEVY “REGGAE ANTHOLOGY: SWEET REGGAE MUSIC (1979-84)

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BARRINGTON LEVY
Sweet Reggae Music”
(Reggae Anthology – Vinyl LP)

Release Date: April 15th
Catalog #: VPRL5002

Cut loud and proud with tracks carefully selected to compliment VP’s bestselling Barrington Levy “Too Experienced” LP, “Sweet Reggae Music” includes first time on LP appearances for the much sought after sound-system favorites “Whom Shall I Be Afraid Of”, “Praise His Name” & “Pon Your Toe” ‘longside the broader than Broadway hits “Here I Come”, “Mary Long Tongue”, “Mini Bus” etc.
For the five years covered by this 40 track anthology (1979-1984), the young Barrington Levy was the undisputed lord of the dancehall. “Sweet Reggae Music” captures the young Barrington in his prime. It is 100% black vinyl proof.

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