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Jahdan Blakkamoore Buzzrock Warrior

Buzzrock Warrior certainly sports an impressive resume. Largely produced by Dutty Artz head honchos Matt Shadetek and DJ /rupture, Jahdan Blakkamoore's album features high-profile guest appearances from grime don Durrty Goodz and fellow Brooklyn dancehall up-and-comer 77Klash, not to mention production work from Modeselektor, Jammer, Maga Bo, and Chancha Vía Circuito. Yet even with all those top-notch contributors and bits of dubstep, cumbia, and tropical bass sprinkled about, some folks may be a bit disappointed to find that Buzzrock Warrior is not some sort of next-level, off-the-wall reggae/dancehall experience. That's not a bad thing—if anything, the producers have taken a backseat to Jahdan himself, as his melodic croons and surprisingly sonorous growls make him the brightest star here.

Podcast: Full Hundred Mixed by Matt Shadetek

Read: Jahdan Blakkamoore - XLR8R Artist to Watch

Listen: "Dem Nuh Like It"

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Listen: "The General Remix feat. Steele"

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1 comments Buzzrock Warrior

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Wed, 09/16/2009 - 21:57

besides the digidesign cut. i thought it sucked

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