World Premiere of The Debut Single From Certified Boomshots Vol. 1

Recorded three years ago on the “Rapid Burst” riddim for Young Blood Records, “Set Up The Mic” started out as an on-the-spot freestyle while Buju Banton waited for the engineer to fix the levels at the start of a studio session. The engineer happened to press record, and the sounds captured that day were refreshingly raw, a glimpse of the champion DJ spitting lyrics off the head as if he were toasting around a sound system—a rare treat for Buju fans who have been missing the voice of the Gargamel.

“I always told people that I have a song that I think is one of the baddest Buju tracks, but he was just freestyling,” says producer Mr. G. “The thing about this song, it’s got a happy, playful kinda energy. The world will appreciate and love hearing Buju again, banging as the great Buju Banton. Although it’s a freestyle, if I don’t tell people it’s a freestyle, they would never know it.” Leggo…

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The wait is over! The big bad Buju Banton tune drops today… Cop it now at iTunes.

The full compilation hits iTunes next week. Boomshots is changing the game.