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UK 80 Roots: Genesis of UK Dub  pt 2- Shaka Mad Professor and Aswad

UK 80 Roots: Genesis of UK Dub pt 2- Shaka Mad Professor and Aswad

Playing tracks by

B Spence, Aswad, Human Cargo, Aquizim, Mad Professor and more.

Chart positions

This show was 2nd in the global roots reggae chart, 14th in the global dub chart and 24th in the global reggae chart.

Second slice of UK 80s Roots selections focusing on the productions and sounds that set the foundation for the advent of UK Dub. This one favours the steppers productions of Shaka, Aswad and Mad Professor, with some ultra-classics and the odd one-away, and -goes with out saying- many a killer dub cut.… Kick off with a reasonably under the radar 12 ‘Sons of Fari’ and it’s 3rd Dub cut (drum & bas mix)… heavy riddim and horns, slow and easy steppers. Middle segment features the big classics: Aswad’s ‘Natural progression’ (2nd cut, the steppers one... the 1st cut is also a total gem) with 2 dubs (including the Shaka dub), Human Cargo - 'Carry us beyond' (total classic instrumental), Mad Professor’s ‘Kunte Kinte (Vocal / instrumental / Dub… all time classic on the UK steppers scene) and ’Bengali skank’ riddims (Killer Sister Audrey vocal / Shaka vocal / instrumental / Dub). Last segment is pure Shaka productions feat Sis Nya, Vivian Jones and a monster piece of UK Roots from Pablo Gad… bad!

Comments

Heala

B Spence - Sons of Fari / Dub
Aswad - Natural progression / Natural aggression / Dub
Human Cargo - Carry us beyond / Dub
Aquizim - The African Warrior / Kunte Kinte /
Mad Professor - Kunte Kinte the African Warrior
Sister Audrey - Children of The Ghetto (Disomix)
Jah Shaka - Conquering lion
Mad Professor - Bengali skank pt 1/ Dub
Sis Nya - Jah Jah way
Vivian Jones - Depend On Jah
Sis Nya - Jah Jah way Dub
Sis Nya - Works of Jah / Dub
Pablo Gad - King of kings / Dub

Stereotone
Stereotone

Yes Heala, love that mix. 🔥🔥🔥🔥