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Reggae Gold 2013
     

Reggae Gold 2013

 
The VP label's annual roundup of reggae hits remains ambitious on this 2013 edition, kicking off with two numbers that have as much to do with club music as they do reggae. Former Dogg Snoop Lion ("Lighters Up") and former Diplo Major Lazer ("Jah No Partial")

Overview

The VP label's annual roundup of reggae hits remains ambitious on this 2013 edition, kicking off with two numbers that have as much to do with club music as they do reggae. Former Dogg Snoop Lion ("Lighters Up") and former Diplo Major Lazer ("Jah No Partial") represent what happens when dancehall goes electro (or really, vice versa), but then it's off to reggae's island home with recent hits from Morgan Heritage, Gyptian, and Konshens coming straight out of Jamaica. Lovers rock and furious dancehall are represented equally, while the deep and killer "One Shot" from Angela Hunte proves there's still a need for dank, dark roots reggae. A bonus disc features a slew of massively influential prime material, but going from the old-school ska of Desmond Dekker to the dancehall slack of Yellowman is a huge leap, and without any attempt to sensibly join these cuts, the bonus disc is best listened to as a simple label sampler.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/23/2013
Label:
Vp Records
UPC:
0054645197922
catalogNumber:
1979
Rank:
87498

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Rico Love   Vocals,Guest Appearance
Jahdan Blakkamoore   Vocals

Technical Credits

Barrington Levy   Composer
Sly & Robbie   Producer
Danny Browne   Producer
Augustus "Gussie" Clarke   Producer
Sly Dunbar   Composer
Donovan Germain   Producer
Morgan Heritage   Composer,Vocal Producer
Ini Kamoze   Composer
King Jammy   Producer
Leslie Kong   Producer
George Phang   Producer
Patrick Roberts   Composer,Producer
Robbie Shakespeare   Composer
Henry "Junjo" Lawes   Composer,Producer
Paul Love   Composer,Producer
Steven "Lenky" Marsden   Producer
Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis   Composer,Producer
Orville Burrell   Composer
Calvin Broadus   Composer
Sean Reid   Composer,Producer
Chris Chin   Executive Producer
Angela Hunte   Composer
Andrew Grey   Art Direction
Rico Love   Producer
Arden "Keyz" Altino   Composer,Producer
Linton "T.J" White   Composer,Producer
Dre Skull   Producer
Major Lazer   Producer
David Hayle   Composer,Producer
Jordan McClure   Composer,Producer
Paul "Cash Flow" Mitchell   Composer,Producer
Justin Nation   Producer
Di Genius   Producer
Akene Dunkley   Composer,Producer
Justus Arison   Producer
Tarik Johnson   Producer
Garfield Cowan   Composer,Producer
Troy Hinds   Producer
Olivier Casteli   Composer,Producer
Bambino Musik   Producer

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