The dubwise toasters of the '70s King TubbyI-RoyU-RoyBig YouthIjahmanamong others not only paved the way for modern dancehall, they also had an impact on hip-hop.
While toasting isn't the same as rapping, hip-hop pioneers like Grandmaster Flash and Kool DJ Herc did put their own Americanized spin on dubwise's aesthetic of two turntables and a microphone. In the 21st century, dancehall is much easier to find than dubwise; nonetheless, some artists are doing their part to keep old-school dubwise alive -- and Improvisators Dub is a prime example. Jonah Dan and Danny Vibes the disc's main participants offer no acknowledgment of dancehall artists like Shabba Ranks and Bounty Killer ; their '70s-minded approach happily recalls a time when Big YouthKing Tubbyand their colleagues reigned supreme on Jamaica's sound systems.
When this album is playing, one is reminded how much toasting has changed and evolved over the years; in many cases, Need More Love - Improvisators Dub Feat.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Leave Me Alone - Palm Desert - Adayoff. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.
Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Reggae. Recording Location Le Chalet Studio. Track Listing. Truths and Rights. Improvisators Dub. Truths and Dub.
Jonah Dan. Warmonger Men. Warmonger Dub. Need More Love. Need More Dub. Improvisators Dub Stylee. Stylee Dub. Sitar Man Rock. Sitar Man Dub. Dirty Babylon. Dirty Dub. Come Rain, Come Shine. Come Rain, Come Dub. Soul Piper. Soul Dub. Improvisators Dub feat: Jonah Dan. Truths and Dub Jonah Dan. Warmonger Men Jonah Dan.
Warmonger Dub Jonah Dan. Need More Dub Jonah Dan. Stylee Dub Jonah Dan. Sitar Man Dub Jonah Dan. Dirty Dub Jonah Dan. Soul Piper Improvisators Dub. Soul Dub Jonah Dan.
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