don't even have to be a hard core collector
of rare and obscure DUB albums in order to
consider this one to be the next addition
for your musical collection.
Sure, it is a rare and obscure DUB
album, but it really shouldn't be that way.
For Kamikaze DUB contains some very crucial
works from one of the original masters of
the DUB genre.
Prince/King Jammy was one of King Tubby's
apprentices, who came back to Jamaica in the
1970's after living in Canada for a while.
He produced the early Black Uhuru, mixed
most of Yabby You's works, and is widely
known to be the pioneer when it came to
Kamikazi DUB comes from a time, wherein
Jammy's was already a star on the DUB
firmament. DUB was kind of hot in Jamaica,
where the rest of the world was not even
getting ready for the sound of the drum and
Originally released in 1979, with Sly and
Robbie's Revolutionaries playing the riddims
as Channel One's studio band in that time,
the disc contains ten DUB shots from the
cream of the crop of Jamaica's artist
community and is mixed with the same skill.