Album Review: Captain Sinbad – Reggae Music Will Mad Unu!

March 27, 2013

Captain Sinbad was one of the generation of deejays who cast off when Jamaican music’s tide was turning between the 70s and the 80s. Like his contemporary Ranking Joe he was literally raised on a sound system, catching his break through Sugar Minott but recording most notably for Junjo Lawes. Like Joe, he too began to produce artists, eventually leaving the microphone behind altogether, spending time in England, Jamaica and the USA.

In 2011 he was persuaded to return by his friend, Frenchie of Maximum Sound (who as a youth travelling to the UK from France to get closer to the music, became dangerously obsessed just as the good captain was riding the soundwaves). Together they cut World Wide Rebellion on the Skateland Killer rhythm and Sinbad took up the mic again like a boat to water.

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