Yardcore

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All Music Guide - Curtis Zimmermann
While most hip-hop
eggae hybrids feature endless streams of lyrics indistinguishable to those not familiar with the dialect, Born Jamericans slow up the beat and infuse the style with lover's rock. The result is a rather seductive album of mellow grooves and sensual lyrics that leans much closer to the sounds of Jimmy Cliff than that of Buju Banton. High points include "State of Shock," which features Johnny Osbourne, and the cover of Frankie Avalon's "Venus." Even though the style gets a bit long winded and the tracks tend to blur, there is still enough strong material on this album to make it ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Curtis Zimmermann
While most hip-hop
eggae hybrids feature endless streams of lyrics indistinguishable to those not familiar with the dialect, Born Jamericans slow up the beat and infuse the style with lover's rock. The result is a rather seductive album of mellow grooves and sensual lyrics that leans much closer to the sounds of Jimmy Cliff than that of Buju Banton. High points include "State of Shock," which features Johnny Osbourne, and the cover of Frankie Avalon's "Venus." Even though the style gets a bit long winded and the tracks tend to blur, there is still enough strong material on this album to make it worth listening to, and perhaps slow dancing to as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/20/2001
  • Label: Delicious Vinyl
  • UPC: 081227676421
  • Catalog Number: 76764
  • Sales rank: 76,737

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Prodigal Songs (3:13)
  2. 2 Yardcore (4:32)
  3. 3 State of Shock IV (3:43)
  4. 4 Superstar (4:31)
  5. 5 Ra**Clot (3:30)
  6. 6 Back for Good (3:56)
  7. 7 Send My Love (Midtro) (1:10)
  8. 8 Send My Love (Send One Your Love) (4:19)
  9. 9 Cyaan Done - Merciless (4:02)
  10. 10 Wherever We Go (5:08)
  11. 11 Venus (4:45)
  12. 12 Follow the Pace (3:58)
  13. 13 Gotta Get Mine - Sleepy Wonder (4:35)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Born Jamericans Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Shinehead Track Performer
Johnny Osbourne Track Performer
Mad Lion Track Performer
Terry Lewis Multi Instruments
Merciless Track Performer
Andrew Pearl Background Vocals
Sleepy Wonder Track Performer
George Mitchell Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Kit Walker Executive Producer
Mad Lion Producer
Philip "Fatis" Burrell Composer
Eddison Electrik Producer
Nick Howell Composer
Terry Lewis drum programming
Robert Livingston Producer, Engineer
Rahiem Producer
Salaam Remi Producer
Gary Noble Engineer
Leslie Cooney Executive Producer
Tom Coyne Mastering
Shaun "Sting Int'l" Pizzonia Producer
Madeleine Smith Sample Clearance
Mark Spier Sample Clearance
Keith Lawson Executive Producer, Digital Editing
Mr. Notch Producer
Andrew Pearl Vocal Arrangements
Edley Shine Producer
Soy Sos Producer
Doug Boyce Illustrations
George Mitchell Vocal Arrangements
Truly Rain Art Direction
Jon Gordon Digital Editing
Greg Powers Engineer
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