Busy Signal – Reggae Music Again

April 18, 2012

Busy Signal‘s albums ‘Step Out’ (2006), ‘Loaded’ (2008) and ‘D.O.B’ (2010) have seen the deejay-turned-autotune-crooner strike out beyond hard dancehall with increasing diversity. We’ve heard Busy turn Latin, go country and warble late night love, so one drop and other roots reggae was never going to be a stretch.

Busy Signal - Reggae Music AgainHis trumpeted 2012 throwback release ‘Reggae Music Again’ has rarely been out of the news since it was announced back in 2011. Several tracks were leaked and the promo championed by David Rodigan MBE, whose criticisms of recent Jamaican dancehall have caused much discussion. Whatever you think of Rodigan’s appraisal of the music in general, his golden ears have served him well here.


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