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Bobby Babylon Riddim

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Posted by 5 Star General on March 5, 2010 under Classic Reggae,Roots & Culture

King Tubby’s Meets Rockers Uptown

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Posted by 5 Star General on February 25, 2010 under Classic Reggae,Dancehall Reggae,Roots & Culture

Revolution Riddim

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Hyman Wright & Percy Chin produced the Barrington Levy classic “Black Roses” for the Jah Life label in 1983, the same year Sly & Robbie released Dennis Brown’s hit “Revolution” on their own Taxi label. The more modern Revotuion Riddim relicks are also known as the Intercom Riddim. The riddim has inspired hits across the decades and across this world. Riddimguide.com lists over 100 tunes on this classic riddim.

Posted by 5 Star General on February 21, 2010 under Classic Reggae,Dancehall Reggae,Roots & Culture

Solomon Riddim

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This riddim goes all the way back to 1968, Jackie Mittoo & Soul Vendors recording with C S Dodd on the Supreme label. In addition to producing over 1000 releases on the Studio One label, Dodd also released tracks on many other labels including Supreme, Coxsone, Money Disc, Downbeat, and Bongo Man to name a few. Check this link for a listing of over 100 reggae releases on the Solomon Riddim

Posted by 5 Star General on February 10, 2010 under Classic Reggae,Roots & Culture

No Vacancy Riddim

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The original tune on this riddim was Jumping Master recorded by Mikey Dread alongside the Roots Radics band. Jumping Master inspired the 1981 hit No Vacancy by Sugar Minott. Another classic tune on the riddim is Michigan & Smiley’s Afrikan Must Be Free which comes from their essential LP Step By Step . Twenty years after the original release, Sugar Minott lit up the 2001 relick with No Vacancy, Part 2.

Posted by 5 Star General on February 8, 2010 under Classic Reggae,Dub,Roots & Culture

Riddim Driven: Ghetto Riddim

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Produced by Kemar “Flava” McGregor, 2010. Flava produced another Riddim Driven release in 2009 with the Sweet Riddim

  • Strictly the Best 41 (VP – 2010)
  • Etana – Mocking Bird
  • Peetah Morgan – Unfair (With Busy Signal)
  • Alborosie – Inna De Garrison (With The Tamlins)
  • Richie Spice – Who Dat
  • Antohny B – Cold Blooded Murderer
  • Lutan Fyah – Gangsta Living
  • Konshens – Insanity
  • Gyptian – Revelations
  • Louie Culture – Sentance
  • Khago – Friend Enemy
  • Nitty Kutchie – Welcome
  • (more…)

Posted by 5 Star General on February 7, 2010 under Dancehall Reggae,Roots & Culture

Strictly the Best 41

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  • Strictly the Best 41 (VP – 2010)
  • Mr Vegas – I Am Blessed
  • Vybz Kartel – Dollar Sign
  • Mavado – Mocking Bird
  • Laden – Really Like You
  • Beenie Man – Gimmie Gimmie
  • Busy Signal – Da Style Deh
  • Ding Dong – Man A Gallis
  • Elephant Man – Swing
  • G Whiz – Life
  • Wasp – Unfair Officer
  • Mavado – Just To How U Move
  • Vybz Kartel – Something Ah Go Happen
  • Munga – Me Want Money
  • Mavado – Hope And Pray
Posted by 5 Star General on February 4, 2010 under Dancehall Reggae,Roots & Culture

Joker Smoker Riddim

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Real ganja anthem! Produced by the legendary Jah Thomas in the early years of his long career.

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Firehouse Rock Riddim

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Produced by Henry ‘Junjo’ Lawes, 1981.

Posted by 5 Star General on January 31, 2010 under Classic Reggae,Roots & Culture

Act of Affection Riddim

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Produced by Henry ‘Junjo’ Lawes, 1981.

Posted by 5 Star General on under Roots & Culture
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