Unity

Unity

by Shinehead
     
 

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Shinehead's unique fusion of dancehall and hip-hop might've had something to do with why it failed to make much of a dent in any of the Billboard charts. While reggae's influence upon hip-hop was made known at the time with MCs like KRS-One, no one was truly blending the two styles like Shinehead. Unity is a…  See more details below

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Shinehead's unique fusion of dancehall and hip-hop might've had something to do with why it failed to make much of a dent in any of the Billboard charts. While reggae's influence upon hip-hop was made known at the time with MCs like KRS-One, no one was truly blending the two styles like Shinehead. Unity is a little too reggae to be considered straight hip-hop, and it's a little too hip-hop to be considered straight reggae. Plus, Unity was too lighthearted and positive to catch the ears of hip-hop heads who were beginning to lean on harsher sounds that were developing. Still, it's a fun and accomplished start for the MC. Davy D. and Jam Master Jay lend production skills throughout.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/11/2008
Label:
Rhino Flashback
UPC:
0081227988432
catalogNumber:
60802
Rank:
247362

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Performance Credits

Shinehead   Primary Artist,Vocals
Davy D.   Guitar
Bingy Bunny   Rhythm Guitar
Mikey Chung   Guitar,Keyboards,Group Member
Wycliffe "Steely" Johnson   Keyboards,Group Member
Style Scott   Drums,Group Member
Errol "Flabba" Holt   Bass Guitar,Group Member
Edmund Carl Aiken   Bass,Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Davy D.   Arranger,Producer,drum programming
Cleveland "Clevie" Browne   drum programming
Jam Master Jay   Producer
Ken Wallace   Engineer
Jason Mizell   Arranger
Carol Bobolts   Art Direction
Claude Evans   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer

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