Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Pop
The King of Dub
J. Evans | Bend, OR USA | 01/08/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"U Roy was the first and greatest DJ/dub-artist of the roots-dub-reggae era. Under the general umbrella of Jamaican reggae he was truly the King, second only to Bob Marley. "Rasta Ambassador" is probably his best-mixed and tightest work I have yet discovered. U Roy's dub cadences are hypnotic and when paired with the steady-yet-trippy, bass-heavy reggae riddms it becomes almost its own genre. I might call it "Space-reggae." U Roy presented a rhythmic style of dub that others who mimicked didn't seem to fully understand. When his howls and chants seem odd and out-of-place he then drops into a pocket of clever, mellow vocal percussion that plays masterfully against the tapestry of reggae power behind him. "Rasta Ambassador" is full of jewels, my personal favorite being "The Tide Is High." Get hooked on U Roy. It's well worth the ride."