Shake Up Riddim

by Mar 2, 2019Mini-Review, Reviews

Release Info

Shake Up Riddim

Label: Sparkle Dee Records | Format: DR | Street date: February 22, 2019

  1. We Need A Change – Amanda Vibez & Capleton
  2. A Wah Mek Dem A Galang Suh – Iba Mahr
  3. Dominant – Jigsy King
Shake Up Riddim
Shake Up Riddim

Sparkle Dee Records from Jamaica have released three tunes on their Shake Up Riddim. The riddim itself is an updated lick of ‘Shank I Sheck’, a ska instrumental by trumpeter Baba Brooks. It became popular when Bobby Ellis recorded the tune for Sonia Pottinger.

Time For A Change

The 2019 versions feature two deejays and one singer. King Shango aka Capleton teams up with Amanda Vibez on We Need A Change. The biting song addresses Jamaica’s legislators, who continue to fail the Jamaican people. It’s time for a change with the help of Jah!

Iba Mahr, the singer with Rastafari as his inspiration, delivers with A Wah Mek Dem A Galang Suh. One of his many top-notch tunes! Deejay Jigsy King with his gruff vocal style similar to Buju Banton’s, brings a powerful relevant tune Domination.

Can we expect more tunes pon the riddim?