In Reggae, all roads lead to the “Riddim Twins”, Sly & Robbie. Now, Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix. The Canadian producer and multi-instrumentalist got his hands on original Sly & Robbie tracks and spent months crafting this new album, "Overdubbed".
The backstory to this track is as interesting as the track itself
It was 1974, and Toronto was undergoing a cultural shift. The usual pop fare was starting to assimilate the rhythms of the Caribbean – not just Soca, and calypso – but a music known and beloved by those who immigrated from Jamaica called, ‘Reggae.’
Old School Reggae, Rhythm & Blues from New York, Los Angeles & Charleroi
Reggae music went through various stages of development whereby traditional Jamaican folk music blended with US Jazz, Rhythm & Blues and Soul. ‘Rudie Blues’, ‘Ska’, ‘Blue Beat’, ‘RockSteady’ to form the root of Reggae as we have come to know it.
FEATURED | Based on the Reggae Sax Riddim this track sends a strong message across the world to condemn the act of rape and violence against women. A collaboration between Reggae Vibes Music based in NY & Kingston JA, alongside the High Grade Family from Ghana.