Yard Squad Reggae Vol.1

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TRACK #1: We kick this CD off with one of Jamaica’s premier foundation Reggae group THE HEPTONES, singing on a re-mixed for BLR, and this one is awesome, this track will pick you up when you’re down, and remind you what you truly want your woman to do for you “LOVE ME WITH ALL OF YOUR HEART”, after listening to this track you will definitely be reminded why The Heptones are one of Jamaica’s premiere reggae group.

TRACK #2: Also featured on this CD are two of Montigobay’s veteran artist, MAJOR LLOYD the (singer), & ACONGO the (rapper) singing about UNDER THE TREATMENT, they are featured on this CD in a wicked combination style, riding one of the roughest foundation rhythm ever built curticy of Major Lloyd. Major has been featured on several Sun Fest concert in Montigobay Jamaica, where he resides. He sings Dub-Plates for many sound systems worldwide, many musical recordings solo, and in combination with many known artist, along with many tours in Europe and many small islands, this track is hooottt!

TRACK #3: Next up we have The original Ryder himself JOCKEY WRYDER, chanting his Ganja man tune which will definitely get all the herb man them hollering for more. Jockey as you already know has also been in the music business for many years. He has opened shows for many of Jamaica’s top-notch artistes, and was considered to be one of Philly’s top Jamaican artist, his new CD “HOT FLEX”. Jockey is also featured on the BLR Dancehall Inferno CD.

TRACK #4: SHEPHEARD is the name of this next artist. He is the brother of Plyers as in Shaka Demous & Plyers, and the brother of Spanna Banna. The difference between him and his other brothers is that he a DJ, and a wicked one at that, and his brothers are singers. His style is similar to the likes of Bounty Killer, but with a flavor and sound that is one of a kind. Shepheardard is literally a lyrical weapon, and has super star qualities written all over his lyrics. He has won a number of awards, and is in demand from promoters and sound system worldwide. When it comes to Dub-Plates business you definitely want Shepheard on your side, because he is definitely a winner, and his opponents are his dinner. Check him out on this track titled; BUILDING BLOCK, & his CD “SHEPARD DANCEHALL BADBOY” available at BLR’s website and CD Baby. Shepard is also featured on the BLR Dancehall Inferno CD.

TRACK #5: We also feature SHABAKA on this CD. Whenever you hear the name Shabaka you can rest assured that you’re getting good quality international music. Shabaka is a #1 singer from Serra leone Africa, he gets his influence from some of the grates such as Bob Marley, The Whalers, Culture & Peter Touch just to name a few. Freddy as we call him here at the BLR HQ is a professional entertainer and musician. “If West African born singer/songwriter Freddy Shabaka doesn’t win listeners over with his words, the odds are good he’ll do it with his music…Shabaka knows how to make his point effectively on several levels as a singer, songwriter and arranger & composer, he is also an electrifying performer, and a whiz on stage---“Washington Post”.
His music is now in demand worldwide, and he deserves to be on the international stage, sound tracks, and the Grammy awards itself. If you haven’t heard about Shabaka before, then you’re missing out on some vintage Roots Rock Reggae, African and Soul music. This track “AFRICAN SPIRIT “ is from his CD “SOUL OF SHABAKA”.

TRACK #6: On this track MARK ICE sings solo to the ladies telling them “HERE I AM” come and take me, and he mean business, as you might already know, Mark is a highly gifted and talented singer/Song writer who is destined to become a great reggae stars, he is definitely making his presence felt on the international reggae music seen with the release of several wicked singles, along with several video that is doing real well through-out the world. Keep your eyes peeled for this veteran artist because his future is bright and he is shining now.

TRACK #7: Up next We have another talented artist known as the one and only JAGUAR, letting you know say “ME DEPRESS” because of how the ladies dem a flex, he explains the topic as clear as A, B, C. Jaguar is an upcoming artist from Kingston Jamaica who is working very aggressive toward his musical career, so far he has been featured on several singles, performed on many shows and recorded Dub-Plates for many sound systems from all over the world. Jaguar is also extremely talented.

TRACK #8: We also feature on this CD someone you should already know; his name is SUPER BLACK, singing “CAN‘T SAY EVERY THING PRETTY“. One of his most memorable songs goes like this:

(CORUS) All the while you come a me yard a gwan like you big and you broad
but hey girl, a want you fe know say a me a de owner fe de yard
a would a deah wid you.

Yes that’s him. That song went #1 worldwide a few years back, and was a very hot track for many dancehall selectors worldwide along with the Dub–Plate remake. This artist is also a true veteran with many #1 hits to his credit. Super Black has also recorded many other Dub-Plates for sound systems, and have perform on many concerts and dancehall sessions. He has been putting out good quality music for many years, and have also recorded for many record label worldwide such as King Tubby’s, King Jammy’s, Youth Man Promotions and BLR just to name a few. Be on the look out for more hot tunes from this artist, and check him out on the BLR Dancehall Inferno CD.

TRACK #9: KILLA-FONZ CEO & President of the BLR is featured on this track, letting you know that whatever you’re doing in life to become successful, if it’s not working, then you need to “SWITCH TO GET RICH”, (360 degrees that is), but don’t get rich and switch. Most people don’t know but Killa is the original Killa before all other Killas, he actually started out as a Hip-Hop rapper back in the earlie 80’s, and even opened for Run DMZ (1983) while serving in the military, stationed in Soul South Korea. Killa was one of the most popular rapper in the military circle at the time, even winning several rapping contest and trophies. After returning back to civilian life, Killa opened for artistes such as Big Daddy Cane, Chub Rock, Dae La Soul, Salt & Pepper (American Univ.) and Criss Cross. Shabba Ranks and Richie Stephens first time and show in America was done on the Black Liberty Sound System (Killamanjaro Night Club DC) with Killa-Fonz the BOSS MC and Sambo Dread the A1 selectors.

TRAACK #10: This track is where reality strikes home when KILLA-FONZ breaks it down to you about “THE ATTACK OF THE BILLS”, believe me every hard working person on this planet can relate to this track, because “who feels it knows it” and Killa breaks it’s down to you in digestible peaces. No more long talk about this A1 artist because his capabilities and works speak for itself, he’s just holding down the fort with this one to let you know that he’s rough all around. Fonz CD “VERSATILITY” is now available for purchase at the BLR website along with sound bytes. Fonz is also featured on the Dancehall Inferno and Yard Squad Reggae Vol.1 Various artist CD.

TRACK #11: LADY “V”, one of the toughest female Jamaican DJ in the business makes her presence felt on this CD with another hot track from her endless arsenal of lyrics, this one is called “TAKE A LOT OF HOOD” which will have the man them ready like Freddy to rock real steady, yeah this one is definitely for all the dancehall stud master crew them. You can hear on this track why V is one of the roughest female DJ in the business.

TRACK #12: “LISTEN TO REALITY” is the next super hot track on this CD featuring MR. BENETO BROWN, this track fits in the Studio One classic/style of selections, Beneto himself coming from the Classic Studio One era with a golden voice that will have you feeling real good inside realy shines on this one. This is truly a great track that will truly bring back memories of happier days in Jamaica and yester years, you will find yourself playing this track over and over and over again.

TRACK #13: DEVANO, known as the poor man Soprano is also featured on this CD, letting you know how hungry it is for some people back home with this track “EVERY DAY ANOTHER YOUTH CRY”. This track will definitely touch home for a lot of people who have to faced hungry days back home in their country, and believe me who feels it knows it. Gifted and talented is just a few of Devano’s qualities, this track is definitely wicked. This artist was even featured in the JAMAICAN STAR news paper because of his uplifting and positive songs.

TRACK #14: This track feature MARK ICE & DILLGIN in combination style singing “GOD ALMIGHTY“, these two hot artistes are now on their way to success with many hot new tracks out on the market. Mark Ice and Dillgin has been doing some wicked combination styles together for a couple of years now, and this track gives the true meaning to combination style lyrics, each of them compliments each other style well, and they are definitely a force to be reckon with. Mark Ice is the singer with a very unique singing style all to his own, and Dillgin is the DJ and at his usual best, and he’s electrifying, this song is definitely a winner.

TRACK #15: SUPER BLACK bless the CD with this righteous track called ”PSALMS 31”, reminding us that in time of trouble we have to draw for our bible, and as usual we give thanks for whatever help we receive from the all mighty.

TRACK #16: Also featured on this CD is ENGLISHMAN whose musical career spans many years; his contribution to the music business in the Washington DC area is enormous, he has opened for many of the reggae greats, and have performed for many charities and benefit concert throughout the world, won many music awards, played for the Prime minister of Jamaica several years ago and has over 12 albums to his name. Englishman being a pioneer in the Reggae field is bringing it all to light on this CD, while beating up a sound system and asking, “who want to test my CHAMPION SOUND”. Englishman CD “WISDOM OF STEEL “ is also available in stores and at BLR’s website

TRACK #17: this track is a “SURPRISE BONUS” from THE HEPTONES and it’s an exclusive from BLR. See website for sound bytes. This CD is a must for all true reggae music lovers and collectors.

Track List:

01. THE HEPTONES (Love me with all of your heart)
02. MAJOR LLOYD & ACONGO (Week under the treatment)
03. JOCKEY RYDER (Jah Jah bless my soul)
04. SHEPARD (Building block)
05. SHABAKA (You can conquor)
06. MARK ICE (Here I am)
07. JAGUAR (Me depress)
08. SUPER BLACK (Can’t say everything pretty)
09. FONZ (switch to get rich)
10. FONZ (Attack of the bills)
11. LADY “V” (Take a lot of hood)
12. BENETO (listen to Reality)
13. DEVANO (Every day another youth cry)
14. MARK ICE & DILLGIN (God almighty)
15. SUPER BLACK (Psalms 31)
16. ENGLISHMAN (Champion Sound)
17. THE HEPTONES (What a Wonderful World

Executive Producer: Alphonso Messam
Recorded/Edited & Mastered at:
Black Liberty Records
Graphics: Alphonso Messam / Killa-Fonz
Composers: Mo-money
Other Engineers: Daryl “D’ / Killa Fonz
Senior Engineers: Killa-Fonz / Mo-money / Daryl “D”
C P Published 2002: 1 A WAY (ASCAP)#

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